6 Search Results for "Access to Records"

March 12, 2017 at 7:43 pm

House Bill 2658: “The One Size Fits All, Children Can Go to Hell, Custody Law”

...nd to that I say, “Amen”. For fit parents, equality in decision making and access to records is the norm and has been for a dozen years or so. Don’t let the partisans tell you otherwise. The current law, and most parenting plans, require parents to seek out a trained mediator before they sue one another. As a result, many disputes are resolved because the parents decide not to spend the money or time on mediation. Sadly, family court tends not to...

March 24, 2010 at 8:52 pm

The Nuts and Bolts of Family Court

..., of the children; c. Other parenting rights such as decision-making ; d. Access to records ; e. Child support ; f. Spousal support ( or alimony ); g. Equitable distribution of property and debts; h. Whether a restraining order should issue; i. Attorneys fees ; and, j. Temporary issues such as possession of a car or house. 8. Persons seeking relief after the petition and answer have been filed, often file “Motions”. 9. Typical motions are “A Moti...

January 22, 2011 at 5:13 pm

How Can I Get My Children’s Parenting Plan Modified?

...quo. Under the shared parenting concept, “fit parents” usually have equal access to records and co-equal decision making, on “the major non emergency decisions”. With each parenting having a veto over “major non emergency decisions”, you might think there would be constant stalemate. NOT TRUE. Things are have become much better. Now that the “non residential” parent can speak with the pediatrician, the coach, and the Sunday school teacher, and ha...

July 27, 2014 at 6:15 pm

My Areas of Legal and Geographical Practice

...cation of parenting time. Decision making; Addiction issues; Abuse issues; Access to records; Adoption; and Domestic violence. d. Equitable distribution of marital assets and debts, including retirement assets and real estate. e. Alimony and Spousal support; f. Modification of Court Orders. g. Relocation disputes, to other counties, states, and countries; and h. Contempt matters. 4. Mediation. I represent parties in mediation involving any of the...

October 5, 2011 at 8:25 pm

Divorce 101 Handout (October 5, 2011)

...d day to day decisions. Most fit parents have co-equal decision making; c. Access to records, medical, dental, school, and juvenile; d. Alternate dispute resolution, usually mediation; and, e. Many other things are in a Permanent Parenting Plan Agreement, such as relocation of a parent, child support, medical insurance and support, alternate care providers, limitations on a parent because of drug or alcohol abuse, physical abuse, dangerous compani...

April 20, 2020 at 7:10 pm

An Example of an Unbundled Legal Service: Allocation of Parental Rights, AKA “Paternity Suit”

...u can make. Issues such as time with a child, medical and other decisions, access to records, where the child is going to live, and something called “custody” do not turn on “common sense”. There are statues and reported WV Supreme Court cases that govern all of these issues. An “unbundled full legal consultation” allows you to keep all options, to proceed without counsel, or, more likely, to understand how important having a lawyer to represent y...