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Managing emotions that arise during a custody dispute

On Behalf of | Apr 28, 2017 | Child Custody |

For both parents and children, the emotional toll of divorce can be significant. However, there are ways that parents in Lee County and all across the state of Florida can make these stressful issues easier for children, as well as themselves. At Fried and Fried, we know how beneficial it can be for parents to properly manage their emotions during disputes which involve child custody.

As a parent, disagreements concerning the custody of your child or children can be very challenging. Whether you are worried about being able to spend enough time with your children or do not believe that your child’s other parent should have custody, you may have a great deal of stress, depression or even anger while working through these matters in court. However, if you are able to work on managing your emotions well, you may be able to present yourself better in the courtroom and increase the chances of a more favorable outcome.

Above all, your child’s best interests should remain your number one priority throughout the course of a custody dispute or any other legal issue related to divorce. If you are working on a parenting plan, you should try to carefully and comprehensively draft an arrangement that minimizes complications and safeguards your child’s well-being. In the midst of a dispute over custody, handling your emotions well could ward off unnecessary arguing and other struggles.

On our child custody page, you can read through even more information concerning custody disputes and other topics involving this aspect of family law.

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