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Finding conflict resolutions in child custody cases

There are times when a co-parenting situation is so contentious that you and your ex just can't seem to agree on anything. This makes it difficult to provide a stable environment that lets your children thrive. When this happens, you have to find productive ways to handle the conflict so that your child reaps the benefits of a united parental front.

You should remember that parenting is often a compromise. This is difficult for many people because they don't want to cede to their ex's wishes. When you are co-parenting, you have to be willing to put your children first so that they can have the best life possible. Sometimes, this means seeking various solutions to contentious parenting issues that might impact the kids.

Negotiations can get rocky at times. Remain willing to try more than one method to reach accord. It doesn't matter how you come to terms as long as the process is respectful and keeps the kids at the heart of the matter. In especially heated situations, you might need to use a neutral third party to guide the process toward satisfactory resolution.

While many custody issues are handled through mediation or collaborative methods, there is a chance the family law court will have to issue a ruling. When this is indicated, you and your attorney must prepare your case and prove to the court that your way will produce the best outcome for the children. This can be a complex undertaking, but it isn't impossible.

As children grow up and older, the terms of your original order may need to be modified to continue to reflect the kids' best interests.

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