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Deciding on the best child custody option

Parents often contemplate and negotiate the best child custody solution when going through a divorce proceeding. Under Virginia law, both parents have equal rights for shared custody of children. In fact, child custody standards are very consistent from state to state because of the Uniform Child Custody Act.

Three types of child custody

Do Gay Fathers Face Discrimination In Child Custody Matters?

Since the nationwide recognition of same-sex marriage in 2015, same-sex parents have become much more visible in the United States. Unfortunately, they still face serious discrimination in many facets of their lives. An article from Reuters examines the stigma faced by gay fathers as they strive to raise their children with their partners or as single parents.

Going Beyond The Financial In A Premarital Agreement

Premarital agreements are traditionally seen as a means to protect assets. One spouse may be entering the marriage with a great deal of money, a business, or something else that he or she may want to ensure keeping in the event of a divorce.

However, an article from Glamour suggests that a new generation may be using these contracts to protect much more than their bank accounts.

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