Divorce is for parents - co-parenting is for your children

The principle of co-parenting states that a child always has the right to maintain a stable relationship and contact with both parents, even if they are separated or divorced, unless there is a recognized need to separate him/her from one or both parents. CoParenting opposes the norm of granting custody of a child exclusively to a single parent and promotes responsible shared parenting to ensure children receive care and love from both parents.

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What is an Uncontested divorce?

Posted on 2015-02-21
When divorce becomes inevitable, an uncontested divorce remains the most amicable and affordable way in which to dissolve a marriage. George de Beer Divorce Attorneys are experts at guiding both spouses towards a settlement agreement which is...

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Frustrating contact?

Posted on 2015-03-08
When no times are set, the children have no idea when they will be speaking to or spending time with the other parent.This often creates confusion for the children and puts a strain on the relationship between the parent with primary residency and the children. It is normally stated in the settlemen...

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7 Secrets Your Stepkids Wish You Knew

Posted on 2015-03-23
As a school counselor, kids tell me things. Here are seven things most kids wish they could tell their new stepparent...

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Victory for divorced dad’s rights

Posted on 2015-03-23
Pretoria - The courts will not allow divorced parents to use their children as pawns, a judge said in committing a Pretoria mother to 30 days’ imprisonment for contempt of court after she denied her ex-husband access to their 3-year-old son....

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Drafting of a Parenting Plan

Posted on 2014-12-17
The Children's Act 38 of 2005 makes provision for a Parenting Plan. The Parenting Plan is agreed to by both parents following a mediation process with a qualified mediator (in terms of the Act) who facilitates the process and draws up the parenting plan. This person may be a family advocate, psychol...

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A Parenting Plan sets out the schedule and protocols for the living arrangements of children with separated parents. It allows parents to avoid future conflicts.
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