When Is the Time to Request a Forensic Custody Evaluation During a Child Custody Dispute and What Psychological Testing May be Utilized?
A forensic custody evaluation is an in-depth analysis from a trained mental health professional that provides detailed psychological information about each member of the family as it relates to their respective roles in the family relationship (including children)....
What Is Litigation?
Litigation is the term used to describe the process parties go through when they utilize the court system as the means of resolving their disputes. When parties cannot resolve the issues in family law case by way of an agreement, the parties can engage in the...
What Is Mediation?
Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process in which a trained neutral third party, the mediator, assists parties in reaching agreements about issues in their case. A mediator’s role is to facilitate communication between the parties, identify issues, and...
Effective Strategies For Litigating A Child Custody Case
A divorce is challenging under the best set of circumstances and if you cannot negotiate or mediate a reasonable outcome to your divorce, then life becomes more difficult as you must enter the world of litigation. Divorce litigation is always stressful;...
Understanding Forensic Child Custody Evaluations
Forensic child custody evaluations are an important tool used during custody litigation; however, such evaluations are not necessary in every case and are not going to instantly resolve your child custody dispute. Custody evaluations take time, money and patience....
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