Many divorced Atlanta parents are scrambling for child care options for their kids who are now out of school indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some may have jobs that allow them to telecommute from home and keep a watchful eye on the kids.
Atlanta parents who are trapped in loveless marriages may still struggle with the idea of divorce. After all, they may insist, isn't growing up in a two-parent home better than being a child of divorce?
Especially in the early stages of a divorce, sharing joint custody of the kids with your ex can seem excruciating. Bust as a parent, your responsibility to your children dictates that you must always keep their interests foremost in your mind.
One Georgia man was forced to travel to Michigan to be reunited with his 4-year-old son. The boy's mother had defied a Georgia court and refused to appear for hearings to determine the custody of the boy.
The winter holidays can be fraught with drama for divorced parents struggling to co-parent for the first time. Of course, both of you want to spend Thanksgiving with your kids. But often, that just isn't possible.
Not only does divorce take the wind out of the spouses' sails, it can threaten the well-being of the children as well. Learning that your parents are divorcing can rock a child's world — and not in a good way.
Losing your child(ren) to the custody of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is traumatic. But sometimes that is necessary when conditions in the home are critically sub-par or the parents are otherwise unfit.
If you are fighting for custody of your special-needs child, your case is necessarily more complex and nuanced than many child custody situations. The factors that a judge would ordinarily consider when determining a custody situation are increased to accommodate the special needs of the child.
If you are a parent who shares custody of your children with their other parent, you may dread summer vacation because of the struggles you endure over their custody.
Within weeks, kids will be out of school for another long, hot Atlanta summer. If you are a divorced parent who shares custody of your minor children with your ex, that can mean obstacles when coordinating summer child care responsibilities.