Mistakes to Avoid When Getting Divorced

𝐌𝐒𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐀𝐞𝐬 𝐓𝐨 𝐀𝐯𝐨𝐒𝐝 π–π‘πžπ§ π†πžπ­π­π’π§π  πƒπ’π―π¨π«πœπžπ
πŒπˆπ’π“π€πŠπ„: π‘ˆπ‘ π‘–π‘›π‘” 𝐴𝑐𝑐𝑒𝑠𝑠 π‘‘π‘œ πΆβ„Žπ‘–π‘™π‘‘π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘› π‘Žπ‘  πΏπ‘’π‘£π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘Žπ‘”π‘’ π‘œπ‘Ÿ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑛𝑔𝑒
When parents get separated or are seeking a divorce, part of the process will include determining a custody arrangement, which often involves shared physical custody. When you have your children, it might be tempting to withhold access to your kids from your spouse for different reasons.
Some people may refuse to hand over a child simply out of spite or revenge. Others may try toΒ use their children as leverage, only agreeing to allow the other parent to see the kids if they make certain concessions in the divorce case. In any situation, this tactic almost always backfires and causes more problems for you.

If you have a temporary custody order in place, withholding access to your child can violate a shared custody order. This can result in penalties from the court and, possibly, a less favorable outcome by the court when it comes time for the final custody ruling.

π·π‘œ π‘π‘œπ‘‘ π‘‡π‘Ÿπ‘¦ π‘‘π‘œ π‘€π‘Žπ‘›π‘–π‘π‘’π‘™π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’ π‘Œπ‘œπ‘’π‘Ÿ πΆβ„Žπ‘–π‘™π‘‘

Some parents try to plant seeds in their child’s mind that try to turn the child against the other parent. This is often in an attempt to gain an advantage in a child custody determination, though the attempt can backfire. Courts consider whether each parent is willing to foster and encourage a relationship with the other parent when making custody determinations. Being manipulative and trying to turn your child against your spouse can result in an unfavorable custody decision for you.

𝐷𝑖𝑠𝑐𝑒𝑠𝑠 π‘Œπ‘œπ‘’π‘Ÿ π‘„π‘’π‘’π‘ π‘‘π‘–π‘œπ‘›π‘  π‘€π‘–π‘‘β„Ž π‘Ž π‘‡π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘ π‘‘π‘’π‘‘ π‘€π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘Ÿπ‘–π‘ π‘‘π‘œπ‘€π‘› π·π‘–π‘£π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘π‘’ πΏπ‘Žπ‘€π‘¦π‘’π‘Ÿ
Custody decisions are difficult enough without one parent trying to interfere with the other’s rights. Withholding access to your child will often only hurt your case, and you should always have the guidance of a Morristown divorce attorney from Eveland & Foster, LLC. Call 973-285-3173

Contact Us




    I'm a Human!

    Disclaimer: This website and information presented are for the purposes of legal marketing and general education. No part of this site should be construed as legal advice. Please consult with an attorney regarding your specific situation. Please do not submit any confidential personal information through this website either by email contact form or chat. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. We welcome your inquiries and offer consultations, however neither contacting our firm nor receiving a consultation establishes an attorney-client relationship.