... and communication with the opposing person to a minimum. Ideally, you and the other party are in a custody battle because you love your child(ren). You both want some type of custody and have left the decision in the judge's hands. It could be easy (and understandable) to want to lash out on your former partner. Like social media, though, anything negative can be used to your disadvantage. Focus on your child(ren), the reason your fighting in one of the hardest situations you'll ever face. Custody battles are equally difficult for them. Arguing, going back and forth between homes, and everything else will weigh on them. It is important they remember how much their parents love them. In the midst of uncertainty for the future, do not let them doubt that.
Whether you are seeking joint custody, sole custody, or visitation, family court can be stressful. During a custody battle, it is important to have close friends, family, and even a counselor for support. You are encouraged to vent to them instead of on social media. Anything relatively negative posted on social media will be used against you in family court. You will also want to hire an empathetic, yet truthful, custody lawyer. They will be honest about the realities of your case, while delivering it in a gentle manner. Lastly, remember to keep your focus on the child(ren). They are the reason you are fighting to win your case. If you need representation with a custody case, contact a family and divorce lawyer in your area today.
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