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Get Help Preparing for Your Family Court Appearance

Prepare for your appearance in family court with these legal resources.

Parental Rights and the Perception of Bias in Child Custody Cases
Parental rights are supposed to be equal between mothers and fathers. However, many fathers complain that judges in child custody and child support cases favor mothers. Let's explore the origin of any bias against fathers and what can be done to overcome it.

Scheduling a Child Custody or Child Support Hearing
A child support hearing usually requires a court appearance. But what should you do if you can't be there at your child support or child custody hearing? Find out what to do if the timing of your court appearance is inconvenient.

Role of Judge in Child Custody Proceedings
Child custody cases determined by a judge can be very unsettling for parents. Refer to this article to determine the role of a judge in child custody proceedings.

Pro Se Representation
Filing pro se is an option that parents should consider very carefully. Refer to this article to decide whether representing yourself in a child custody proceeding would be beneficial to your case.

What Was Most Frustrating About Your Family Court Experience?
Family court is a scary place for parents who fear losing custody of their children. Share your family court frustrations, in an effort to help other moms and dads who are going through the same thing.See submissions

How to Win Child Custody: Dress for Your Child Custody Case
Parents who want to win child custody must be completely prepared. Refer to this article for an understanding of how to dress for child custody hearings.

Win Child Custody: Bring the Right Documents to Your Child Custody Hearing
Parents who want to win child custody must be completely prepared. Refer to this article for an understanding of what documents to bring to child custody cases to win child custody.

Win Child Custody: Practice Proper Courtroom Etiquette
Parents who want to win child custody must be completely prepared. Refer to this article for an understanding of proper courtroom behavior during a child custody hearing

Win Child CUstody: Know What to Expect During Child Custody Proceedings
Parents who want to win child custody must be completely prepared. Refer to this article for an understanding of what to expect during child custody proceedings.

Win Child Custody - Resources to Help Parents Win Child Custody
Child custody proceedings can be very challenging, especially for parents who are unfamiliar with the child custody process. It is difficult for parents to understand what information to bring to court, how to dress, and how to handle themselves during custody proceedings. These resources can help parents prepare for child custody proceedings...

Child Custody Questions
During a hearing, the judge will ask child custody questions that range from each parent's financial status, to each parent's communication with one another. Find out what you need to know before your court date and what types of child custody questions will be asked.

Stop Wondering "Who’s the Better Parent?"
The courts don't ask "who's the better parent?" They're focused on the child's best interests. Learn what the courts favor and frown upon so you can be better prepare for your case.

Rules for Appearing in Family Court
Are you heading to family court for the first time? Find out what you need to know so you can present yourself with confidence!

Child Custody Evaluation Dos & Don'ts
Make sure your child custody evaluation goes smoothly -- and in your favor -- with these Dos and Don'ts for meeting with the evaluator.

Prepare for a Difficult Child Custody Battle
Anticipating a difficult child custody battle with your ex? Learn how to prepare -- from reviewing the court documents you've received to readying yourself mentally & physically.

5 Types of Family Court Cases
Wondering what types of cases family courts usually handle -- along with typical rulings for each one? Learn about the 5 most common types of family court cases.

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