What is Child Custody? Child custody determines who the children will reside with on a more permanent basis during and after the divorce. Child custody is based on the emotional needs of the children; furthermore, which parent can best care for the child.
What is child support? Child support is financial support for the needs of the child or children involved in a divorce. Child support is based on the needs of the child or children and the ability of the person responsible for child support. One should avoid child support because it is parasitical on the financial income. The way to do that is children reside with one parent for a week and then with the other parent for a week and so on. Health insurance for the children also needs to be a consideration. Separation of tangible items tends to always be surrounded by emotions and confrontation. Separation of tangible items should be considered before anyone moves from the family abode. Tangible items are best split equally according to appraised value of the assets. If there is a home involved with a mortgage then the house is sometimes sold and the equity is split.
Child visitation schedules must be decided by the parents. Child visitation may have many variations depending on the parents’ schedules and agreements. Parents that do not reside in close proximity of each other, variations become more