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Changes Lead To Choices Your Expert Guide Through Changing Times
Yates Family Law PC
Speak with Michael A. Yates today.
going separate ways?
Changes Lead To ChoicesYour Expert Guide Through Changing Times
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What challenges could you encounter regarding child custody?

On Behalf of | Nov 3, 2022 | Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law Issues |

Sharing custody of your children following a divorce can present unique challenges you never experienced before in parenting. Your ability to keep a realistic perspective and show flexibility will make a considerable difference in your experience.

Your commitment to raising your children might help you avoid irrational thoughts and behaviors which could increase tension. Knowing some of the challenges you may face can help you prepare for the road ahead.


When your children notice the changes in your family’s dynamic, they might feel anxious. Fear of the unexpected may cause them to act out or withdraw from everyone. According to CNN, one thing you can do to combat your children’s anxiety during divorce is to provide them reassurance of all the things that will remain unchanged. Reiterate your love for them and your commitment to protecting them.


You may face disagreements about what your children need, how to raise them and their general well-being. Discord of this kind can impact everyone’s experience and increase the likelihood of worsening problems. Do your best to communicate amicably with your ex. Try to have productive discussions only when your children are not around.


Moving becomes significantly more complicated when you have a custody arrangement. You cannot relocate without first going through specific legal protocols. You will also need to provide a list of reasons to justify your need to move.

While sharing custody is not always easy, you can make it work when you approach things the right way. Your diligence in putting your children first may help you navigate custody with confidence.