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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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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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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Is your house still on fire?

Posted on 2015-02-27
I have just read another article entitled something like "How to make your divorce less tough on your kids". And that door opened again - the door to the room labeled "Divorce is listed as the second most stressful situation....

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To My Daughter's Stepmom

Posted on 2015-02-08
In my mind you would be a terrible beast and my daughter would not want you to mother her at all, ever! I was hoping that you would be semi unattractive and prayed my daughter wouldn't look up to you. Her daddy would know that he was settling for second best. Evil swirled in me because I never wante...

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Mothers and Daughters: A Crucial Connection After Divorce

Posted on 2015-03-01
Ive written extensively about fathers and daughters and felt compelled to do so since this relationship is usually impacted the most by divorce. If you've read my articles on this topic, you'll find that most daughters don't have the advantage of a close connection with their fathers after divorce...

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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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