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To vax or not to vax: When co-parents disagree

One of the current hot-button issues for parents is whether to vaccinate their children or not. Common sense dictates that preventing kids from contracting potentially life-threatening diseases should be a parent's priority. Still, there are many earnest parents who believe the risk of developing autism and other problems increases with early childhood vaccinations.

Avoid the trauma of false child abuse allegations

It's a sad reality that kids sometimes wind up as pawns in their parents' divorces. Asking children to take messages back and forth between parents and letting the kids overhear derogatory remarks made about their other parent, are just a couple of ways that kids can be manipulated during and after divorce.

Incarcerated parents can fight for access to their children

If you are an incarcerated parent, the holidays typically are especially painful to endure. Instead of seeing your children opening gifts under the tree, you must be content with a short collect phone call — if you are lucky.

Determine which type of custody to seek for your kids

If you are a Seymour parent who is contemplating divorce, you need to thoroughly understand the types of custody you might pursue for your children. In Tennessee, as elsewhere, all custody is not created equal, and it's always wise to know where you stand.

Can I prove to the court that my child's mother is unfit?

When marriages and other unions that produce children break up, determining who gets custody of the kids can be a major sticking point. Some parents go as far as trying to denigrate the other parent by calling them unfit to rear their children.

Child custody and parents with disabilities

Living with a disability can bring many challenges to daily life. However, many disabled parents have learned not just how to cope with a disability, but how to thrive and have a full life. According to ParentalRights.org, here are some facts about disabilities and parental rights.

Avoiding mistakes during a child custody dispute

Child custody disagreements can turn two otherwise reasonable, caring parents into lifelong enemies. It is a strange phenomenon because both parents typically want the same things, which are good health, plenty of love and ideal living conditions for their children. Why does this part of getting divorced bring out the worst in parents?

Learning from celebrity child custody wars

There are many differences between celebrity child custody battles and custody fights between private Tennessee residents. Examples of these differences include the presence of wealth and often pristine living conditions, both of which can have an effect on a court's child custody decisions. However, one of the biggest differences between celebrities and ordinary citizens seeking custody is attention.

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