What Dads in Divorce Need to Know

Posted by RahaimSaints on July 27, 2016 | Divorce

About half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce, and when those relationships include children, the divorce proceedings can be complex. Many fathers don’t know what their rights are when it comes to divorce, and many couples worry how divorce will affect their children and their own relationship to their children.

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If you are a father and your marriage is ending, there are several things you need to be aware of:

1) Fathers have divorce rights in Delaware.

In the past, judges traditionally awarded physical and legal custody to mothers and offered fathers visiting rights. While some judges continue to see mothers in a traditional caretaking role, couples today have more flexibility. Fathers are able to petition for full custody or partial custody of their children and do have more say in how their children are raised.

Don’t Become a Victim: Why You Should Talk to a Lawyer Before Adopting a Child

Posted by RahaimSaints on July 20, 2016 | Divorce

When a couple decides to start their own family through adoption, they are opening their homes and their hearts to a child in need. Unfortunately, while this can be a selfless and beautiful act, there are scam artists who use a person’s desire for family to defraud them of significant amounts of money.

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To prevent adoption scams in Delaware, and to avoid falling prey to scammers, talk to an adoption lawyer in Delaware as soon as you decide to expand your family. An attorney can vet adoption options for you, weeding out any potential scams. An attorney can also make sure any agreements are written on paper and are legally binding, preventing headaches and protecting you from people who just want your money.

How to Spot the Signs that Your Child is Shoplifting

Posted by RahaimSaints on July 6, 2016 | Criminal

About one in four children shoplift, and almost 50 percent of high school students polled admitted to stealing something from a retailer in the past year. Many parents deny the fact that their children could be stealing. However, being alert for the signs of shoplifting can help you address the issue before your child is arrested and before they find themselves facing charges.

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The signs may be subtle. A parent may notice the following:

1) Your child is part of a new crowd of friends — and some of them seem like trouble.

Children feel pressure to shoplift when they are surrounded by people who want to take part in illegal activities. If your child has a new group of friends, they may feel more pressure to do some of the same things the new crowd does just to fit in.