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On Behalf of | Oct 18, 2019 | Family Law |

Trying to overcome conflicts with an ex takes some skills. You can’t just start screaming at each other or issuing demands because there is a good chance that the situation will end in a stalemate. Instead of taking a chance, you should determine what strategies are going to work with your ex.

There is a chance that your memories of the marriage are clouding your judgment right now. You can’t try to go through these situations by thinking about what happened before. Instead, look at how your ex is currently taking care of the children and use that as the basis for your actions. You may find that your ex is a great parent even though they were a terrible spouse.

You have to think about how you will handle these situations. It might be best to stand your ground sometimes, but you might also give your ex their way without dealing with the issue. Don’t let your ex frighten you over custody matters. You have rights that must be respected.

Your child has to be the focal point of the parenting agreement you come up with. You can’t think about what’s easiest for you and the worst for your ex. You shouldn’t ever let your ex scare you or control you, so don’t be afraid to take a step back during the event and seek out another set of ears.

In everything related to your child, you need to ensure that they are living a life that they can look back on fondly. By keeping this at the center of the negotiations for child custody, you might find that you can get everything set up more easily, so your children can thrive.

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