Tag: winning custody

Why Now is the Time to Work on Your Custody Case

I prepared about 1000 hours for my final court hearing. That’s about two-hours a day, five days a week, for 100 weeks or two years! If you are looking for something to do while you are spending a month at home “social distancing,” consider not binge watching the Marvel series but instead working on your custody case. Below are 10 elements you can be doing at home to prepare for your final court hearing.

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First 10 Things to Do to Win Custody

Lately, I have been getting lots of emails from parents, thanking me for the podcast and asking me what is the “First Things I Should Do to Win Custody?” Here is a summary of the first 10 things to do to win custody of your kids. 1. Can You Delay until the Kids are Grown? This may sound like a crazy suggestion, but time flies and no matter how you divide up visitation at best you are only going to spend a fraction of your time with your kids compared to before.

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DGC 011 – 06/24/2018 Winning, Losing, & Modifying Custody After the Final

Fred Campos, @FullCustodyDad, discusses winning and losing custody, contempts, modification and the reality of gaining custody after the final. In this episode, Fred is going to recommend six elements your attorney needs to do when you win custody, four elements that need to be done if you lose custody, an open discussion about contempts and enforcement, and finally a detailed and story discussion about custody after the final.

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DGC 008 – 06/03/18 Temporary Orders & Child Support

A temporary orders hearing is often like a mini-trial or a preview of what the final trial will look like. The attorneys present arguments, examine witnesses, and present evidence before the judge. This gives the Judge an idea of the temporary issues at hand that need to be decided. These Orders are temporary and generally designed to maintain the parties’ status quo until the case is finalized.

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DGC 006 – 05/19/18 The People’s Court, Judge & Jury System

Fred Campos, discusses the importance of your final court hearing. Can you win custody after the final? What is the typical flow of a judge or jury trial? Is it like television courtroom drama? Finally, he shares how to prepare for your final court hearing. What to do three months in advance, a week in advance and the day before. Life comes down to a few moments, your final day in court is one of them!

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Key Facts You Need to Know About Custody

Working out custody between parents is never easy. If you can’t come to an agreement between you, which many can’t, you often need to turn to a judge to make the decision for you. However, this means giving up a level of control and putting the future of your relationship with your children at least partly in someone else’s hands.

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In the U.S. How Often Do Fathers Really Win Full Custody?

Seven years before the 21st century, 15.9% of children were living with their fathers while the mother lived somewhere else. Almost 25 years later, has that number improved? In the U.S., how often do fathers really win full custody? There are a lot of sources, statistics and theorist that answer this question, but let’s turn to Timothy Grall, of the U.S. Census for answers.

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How To Face the Trauma of a Child Custody Evaluation

Sometimes, allegations of spousal abuse, neglect, or substance abuse may require a court to make the final determinations. If serious allegations or problems arise, the entire family may be referred to child custody evaluation. Usually, the entire family will then be referred for child custody evaluation. Typically, the results are presented to the court to determine the most suitable custody and parenting arrangement.

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Good Custodial Parenting Requires Adjustments (2/2)

No matter how much you love you kids, and thrilled to get them full-time, remember they are part of your world, not your entire world. You need some time to yourself, develop and maintain relationships with others. Last time, we listed five ways in which Dads can, with little effort achieve these goals, this time we’ll list five more.

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Good Custodial Parenting Requires Adjustments (1/2)

Now that you have won custody of your children, your relationship with them will probably need modification from your former “weekend Dad” days. This transition can put a strain on both parent and child. As a weekend Dad, Julie and Johnny were actually visitors. You could justify being bit more free-wheeling with them, with somewhat lax rules, undetermined bed times, and scheduled more elaborate weekend activities than you were comfortable with.

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Strategies that Will Gain Child Custody (1/2)

One of our favorite topics at DGC is giving Dads tips on how you can gain child custody of your children, either jointly, or (our preference in most cases) sole custody. Following them will not only give you an advantage in court, but provide you a confidence, insight, and maturity in dealing with your children. We understand you can’t incorporate all these recommendations, and maybe you shouldn’t but following even a few of them will reap you big benefits.

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