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Moving forward from an unfavorable custody decision

Divorce can introduce many challenges, from financial concerns over alimony to property division and adjusting one’s life in all sorts of ways. However, divorce issues involving children are often especially stressful and these cases can have a significant impact on a child’s future as well as their parents’ emotions. Unfortunately, bitter custody disputes are not uncommon, and some parents feel gutted in the wake of an unfavorable custody decision. If you are in this position, it is imperative to do your best to stay positive and continue exploring your options.

Whether custody is not awarded in the way you wished, or you are upset because you will not be able to see your child very often, we know how devastating an unfavorable custody outcome can be. Even though this can be a very difficult time, you should continue to look into some of the legal strategies that may be beneficial. For example, if your former partner lied in order to gain the upper hand in a custody dispute, you may want to take further action in court.

Unfortunately, custody decisions are not always fair, and they do not always protect the best interests of a child. This highlights why it is so crucial for parents to approach child custody properly when they are going through a divorce, and why those who anticipate a bitter custody dispute should immediately review all relevant details and examine any areas of concern carefully. For more on child custody disputes, be sure to explore our website.

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