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Child Custody Case Essay Examples

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Co Parenting Agreements and Parenting Plans During Divorce and a Child Custody Case
Child Custody The child custody case can be one of the most contentious forms of family law litigation. They are cases of he said, she said; he's bad, she's bad; he doesn't care about kids, she doesn't care about kids; he's not involved, she's not involved. So forth and so on. The bottom line is this: in order to determine...
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Divorce and the Problem of Child Custody
If divorce isn't stressful enough among couples, when children are involved, it adds a whole other level of stress and emotions into the mix. Parents will often loose sight of what is in the best interest of their children. Where do the children fit into this whole new life that is being created? Unfortunately children ofte...
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Ideological Ties Between Gender and Child Custody in the US
Gender and Child Custody Within the fabric of our society their seems to be a ideology about gender and child custody. This ideology stems from the facts about who should be the legal guardian of their son or daughter. The stereotypical views of our culture would perceive that women are more suited for the task of child d...
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An Essay on Parental Rights and Their Appliance in Specific Family Law Situations
I.Introduction of topic: What are parental rights and how do they apply in specific family law situations? II.Definition of terms A.Pro Per B.Sole legal custody C.Joint legal custody D.Primary physical custody E.Visitation F.Child custody proceeding III.Options available for Family Court representation A. Retai...
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An Analysis of Legal Procedures Over Child Custody in the United States
The battle over child custody In the United States today more than one-half of all marriages end in divorce. The purpose of this paper is to examine the reason why women have typically received custody of the children far more often than the fathers. In order to better understand child custody one must first examine how fat...
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A Personal Experience with a Child Custody Case
In some way most people will experience encounters with the law. The only question then is, how? Many people may cross the law by their own actions or gain exposure through friends or family. My experience with the law happens to come from recent events in my boyfriend's life. A recent divorce from his ex-wife with whom he...
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The Debate About Sending Youth Offenders to the Boot Camp in US
The Boot Camp Debate In any of today's society no matter where you look there will be some evidence of crime present. This statement derives from a sociologist theory that says no society can exists without crime. The government is constantly looking for new ways to deal with these reoccurring problems. The focus has been...
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A Look at Government Intervention and Antitrust Law in Relation to the Microsoft Case
Government Intervention in Individual Markets: A Look at Government Intervention and Antitrust Law via the Microsoft Case Growth and Development in the US Economy 36-363 Professor Burnett Josh Preiser 0032432 May 9, 2000 Preface In light of recent developments, I took a different approach to this paper. The Microso...
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Child Witnesses Could Be a Vital Part to a Sexual Abuse Case
Children's Eyewitness Testimonies M. Bruning 2 Using young children as witnesses in criminal and civil cases has come under the spotlight in recent years due to an increased awareness of child sexual abuse. Children are now allowed to provide testimony in cases dealing with sexual abuse, where there are only two accounts...
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Curbing Child Abuse
You are walking down the street and see a little girl with bruises all
up and down her arms. Many people would just think it is a little girl
who probably just fell off of her bike. The sad truth is though, that
the girl is being abused at home. Did you know that every ten seconds
someone is committing such crimes (Child He...
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Child Obesity: Causes and Prevention
The number of children that are overweight or could be at risk of becoming overweight keeps growing. This is a health problem that is not only affecting adults but it is rapidly affecting children. The first article explained that some of the contributing factors of child obesity are race and ethnicity, parental knowledge,...
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An Analysis of the Growing Rate of Physical Child Abuse in Canada
PHYSICAL CHILD ABUSE The issue of child abuse is widespread and affects the individual, the family, and society as a whole. When a child has any signs of violence displayed or placed upon them by someone older they have experienced child abuse. The issue is that people do not recognize the physical abuse as soon as it is...
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An Essay on Child Abuse in the United States
Child Abuse Child abuse, or child maltreatment, is the sexual, emotional, or physicalmaltreatment of children. In the United States the exact percentage of childabuse and neglect is unknown, but it is recognized as a major social problem. Recognizing child abuse is often quite difficult. However, there are a fewdefinite sym...
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An Analysis of an Exposition of the Child Abuse
Child Abuse: An ExpositionBy Dominic EbacherImagine for one moment that you are not yourself any longer. Visualize instead that you are a young girl; old enough to know right from wrong yet still young enough to be terrified by the dark shadows in your room. It is a cool autumn night and your parents have opted to attend a...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Child Abuse and Neglect in the United States
Many children suffer at the hands of adults - often their own parents. They are beaten, kicked, thrown into walls, and/or burned with cigarettes. They have their heads held under the water of toilet bowls, are scalded by hot water or they are forced to stand in freezing showers until they pass out. A child could be stuffed...
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The Issues of Child Physical and Sexual Abuse
Some say that we must take a look at how child abuse has grown and become apart of society. If they just look into our society’s history maybe they would know that it has always been there, and it has been worse. In early Rome, the father of children had the power to kill, abandon, or even sell his child. In Hawaii, Japan,...
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The Problem of Child Abuse in the United States
INTRODUCTION Imagine for a moment that you are not yourself any longer. Visualize instead, that you are a young girl, old enough to know wrong from right, yet still young enough to be terrified of the dark shadows in your room. It is a cool spring night, and your parents opt to attend a party, which you are not allowed at....
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Parenting and Custody of Foster Children
The article Foster Care System says, this is a way substitute families care for kids who cannot stay with their families due to dangerous situations of their homes. Not all kids in foster care system end up becoming victims of drugs, violence, threats, prostitution and poverty. However, there are some situations where fost...
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Mediation Between a Parent and a Child
Child custody mediation is when you and the other parent meet with a neutral 3rd party (called a mediator) to make your parenting plan. (http://www.custodyxchange.com/custody/child-custody-mediation.php). Child custody cases are the hardest cases for most mediators because the mediator has to put the child’s best interest i...
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The Child Custody Protection Act
On April 17 of 2002, the House approved a bill that would make it a federal crime for anyone other than a parent to take a girl under age 17 across state lines for an abortion, but the Senate action appears unlikely. By a vote of 260 to 161, the House passed the bill, the Child Custody Protection Act. Violators could be fin...
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Child Custody and Child Support Issues in the United States Law
In June 2003, a joint parliamentary Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs was commissioned by the Prime Minister to conduct an inquiry into child custody issues and the child support formula. The committee presented its report on the 29th of December 2003 along with its recommendations for reform of the Family...
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The Divorce Act Stipulations in Canadian Government
In the past ten years, the Canadian government has created and passed laws and regulations that would not have been predicted by the general public only a couple of decades ago. Gay people can now marry, pot was temporarily decriminalized, and obesity has been declared an epidemic. Despite all of this, the Canadian Divorce...
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An Argument in Favor of Equal Rights in Child Custody During Divorce
In this day of greatly increasing divorce rates, child custody decisions are still often being made in accordance with traditional assumptions on the roles of the parents in the lives of the children. The popular opinion that children of parents undergoing a divorce should reside with the mother is a result of judgmental bi...
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An Analysis of the Legal Agreement Between Emily Parent and Joseph Parent in Child Custody and Visitation Rights
This agreement made and entered into on April 5, 2000 by and between Ms. Emily Parent ("Emily") and Mr. Joseph Parent ("Joseph") will hereby express the terms and conditions that will govern their custody and visitation rights in regards to their daughter Stephanie Parent ("Stephanie"). It is h...
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The Perspectives on Parental Alienation, Child Custody and Dispute Resolution Systems
Perspectives On Parental Alienation, Child Custody And Dispute Resolution Systems
Perspectives on Parental Alienation, Child Custody and Dispute Resolution Systems
Contested child custody provides many challenges for alternate dispute resolution. With no-fault divorce, and a standard for determining custody in light of the...
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