Advice from someone who has been in your shoes



Links to other resources on the web


CHILD CUSTODY AND LEGAL ISSUES
Separated Parenting Access and Resource Center (SPARC), the most extensive online sources of information for those going through child custody and divorce. Emphasis is on child custody issues, with dozens of hard-hitting, exhaustive articles and many active discussion boards.
DadsDivorce.com, some discussion boards and interesting articles
FindLaw Cases and Codes, where you can research your state's family law codes and relevant caselaw. No cost to use, but web registration is required to view caselaw.
State and local bar association directory. Use this directory to find your state's Bar Association. It's always a good idea to review an attorney's disciplinary record (if any) prior to hiring him/her.
WomansDivorce.com. Information and resources to help women survive their divorce and thrive afterwards


PARENTING AND CO-PARENTING
  Positive Parenting Through Divorce Class Online, a nationally court approved Positive Parenting divorce class - obtain court required certificate easily online - helpful informative articles for divorcing parents with children.
  Parenting Plans Online, the original online parenting plan generator - save time and money by making your own parenting plan using the supplied samples and templates
  Mr. Dad, great parenting expertise and advice from author Armin Brott
Breakthrough Parenting, a tremendous course based upon the book of the same title by Dr. Jayne Major.


OTHER ISSUES
  Child Adjustment in Joint-Custody Versus Sole-Custody Arrangements, published in the Journal of Family Psychology by the American Psychological Association. This is the largest meta-analysis of children who live in joint custody or sole custody arrangements, involving more than 2,600 kids. The article concludes that children in joint custody situations are better adjusted, though it also explains some of the confounding factors. To date, no other research study has examined so many outcomes.
  How Personality Disorders Drive Family Court Litigation, an insightful article by attorney William Eddy. If you're dealing with a very difficult, often volatile or extremely manipulative person, you should read this article.
  BPD Central, a list of resources about borderline personality disorder (BPD). Active message boards filled with folks facing similar challenges in relationships (present or past) with people who have BPD.
  Supervised Visitation Directory, the largest listing of supervised visitation providers and services in the United States and Canada.



This website gives common sense advice that is not intended to act as legal guidance nor psychological guidance. The author is neither an attorney nor licensed psychologist. For specific legal guidance or specific psychological guidance, consult with a licensed professional.

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