Friday, December 27, 2019

Actions to Avoid To Make Custody Disputes EASIER

A child custody dispute is no fun for anyone involved. Our divorce lawyers at the Lake of the Ozarks advise you to keep emotions out of it as much as possible and do everything you can to make things run smoothly. We understand that can be one of the hardest things to do when children are involved and may be easier said than done, but we can help. We can be your voice of reason when you are too emotionally involved to think strategically. Our Lake Ozark law firm is here to give you a few actions to avoid to make custody disputes easier. Call Gibbons Law Firm today for your free consultation, we can be reached at (573) 348-2211.

Actions to Avoid To Make Custody Disputes EASIER

Putting your children in a DRAMATIC living situation.
A loving and stable environment can help your children grow and thrive. A divorce can throw a wrench in that, but it's important to work toward providing the best place possible for your children. A child needs consistent love and it's important to show that you are capable of providing that for your kids, especially during a child custody dispute.

Not taking the time to be with your children.
Especially if your family is going through a divorce, it's important to be there for your kids. No matter what they are involved in, show up and show support for your little one. They are going through this new transition, just like you are, and it's vital to be there for them. Whether it's little league or another school activity, make an effort to be involved in your child's life.

Letting your emotions get the best of you.
Stay in control of your anger or aggression at all times. While the stress builds and the pressure of the looming divorce may be weighing down on you, you have to keep your composure. This can help show that you are a stable figure in your child's life and a good influence on them. Don't let a moment of weakness jeopardize your custody dispute.

Speaking poorly about your ex in front of your children.
During a divorce, you are likely not seeing eye to eye with your spouse. Don't let your children feel the negative effects of this. Keep your comments and feelings about your spouse to yourself or vent with another adult. It's inappropriate to force your feelings on your children - after all the other person you are talking about is their parent too!

Gibbons Law Firm is Here For Your Custody Dispute Legal Needs!

Our law firm at the Lake of the Ozarks has helped several clients with their legal needs when it comes to divorce, child custody disputes, etc. We understand how difficult this can be for you emotionally and we are here to help you with whatever legal needs arise. Give us a call today for your free consultation. We can be reached at (573) 348-2211.

Remember, your initial consultation with Gibbons Law Firm is always free.

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Lake Ozark, MO 65049

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