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Child Custody Help for Single Parents

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Your kids are the most important thing in your life, so it's natural to worry about child custody. All of the resources on this page are designed to help you learn more about child custody and prepare for court. You can come back to this page any time by clicking on the Child Custody tab at the top of the screen whenever you visit the Single Parents at About.com website.
  1. Understand Child Custody
  2. Parent-Child Visitation
  3. Prepare for Court
  4. Co-Parenting Plans
  5. Special Circumstances

Understand Child Custody

The following resources will help you learn about child custody and the laws in your state.

Parent-Child Visitation

Visitation is a key time for your children. Whether you're the custodial parent or the non-custodial parent, making the effort to value and honor your kids' visitation time can have a huge impact on your children.

Prepare for Court

A man begins to prepare for court as his child custody hearing approaches.

Use the following resources to make sure that you're well-prepared for each court appearance.

Co-Parenting Plans

If you're a single parent working to intentionally co-parent with your child's mom or dad, it's imperative that you have a plan in place for how you're going to make that happen.

Special Circumstances

A military mom prepares for deployment in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Every family is unique. Get answers to the circumstances you're facing with these resources.

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