Custody solutions that can make a real difference.

All families are different, we know that.

The OurFamilyWizard® website is very versatile and can be adapted to help a number of special circumstances.

 

50 things to consider in divorce

Handy checklist to ensure you are not forgetting anything.

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Blended Families

A blended family or stepfamily is one in which one or both of the parents have been married before. All blended families are unique and have their own special needs.

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Child advocates

As a child advocate it is your responsibility to look out for the best interests and welfare of the child.

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Child Custody Agreements

Determining a custody agreement is a delicate task, and often requires extensive legal proceedings before any decisions are made

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Child Custody Calendar

The OurFamilyWizard website provides an online child custody calendar (among other great features such as a child custody schedule) which makes it easy for parents to manage parenting time.

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Child Custody Software

The OurFamilyWizard website offers a number of different tools and functions to help reduce the impact of stress, exhaustion, and disorganization that tend to come with a custody battle.

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Child Custody That Works

Almost all courts use a standard that gives the "best interests of the child" the highest priority when deciding custody issues.

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Child Custody Website vs. Child Custody Software

Communication is essential to any healthy relationship.  In families of divorce or separation this ever-important element can become obscured and sometimes all together lost.  Fueled by emotions, parents can have a very difficult time sharing the details that are essential to a positive co-parenting relationship.

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Child Support and child support enforcement

Child support information and links to enforcement agencies for every state.

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Co-parenting education

Co-parenting education has become an incredible tool for parents going through a divorce or separation.

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Collaborative Family Law

The goal of collaborative family law is to get everyone in the family’s need addressed without having to involve costly litigation.

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Custody evaluators and custody evaluations

When a divorce involves children a custody evaluation may be performed to help understand the current state of the family so that appropriate decision can be made in regards to the interests of the child.

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Custody, Visitation and Parenting Time Schedules

Custody schedules, visitation schedules and parenting time schedules can be a difficult thing for a divorced or separated family to manage.

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Divorce Calendar

Staying organized, cool, and collected during a divorce is absolutely essential to keeping things running smoothly, meaning communication and good record keeping are crucial.

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Divorce Communication

One of the most difficult aspects of going through a divorce is communication.

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Elder Care

One of the interesting revelations that has occurred in the development of the OurFamilyWizard website was to see families sign up for the service not to manage their parenting relationship, but rather to manage the care of their elder parents.

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Evaluation Statues i.e. 730

Actual language describing the child custody evaluation.

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Family Court Referee

Issues can be easily avoided by implementing a tool like the OurFamilyWizard website with the families you work with.

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Family Law Judge

The decisions made by a family court judge can have long lasting impacts on the health and well being of the children involved.  The difficulties to render a decision can be made worse by deceptions, false allegations and misinformation.

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Family Law Magistrate

The decisions made by a family court magistrate can have long lasting impacts on the health and well being of the children involved.  The difficulties to render a decision can be made worse by deceptions, false allegations and misinformation.

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Family Law Software

If you are currently going through a divorce, or if you have already become separated and are trying to find a better way to stay on top of parenting time and visitation schedules, then you have likely looked into family law software. 

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Family Mediator

As a family mediator, it is your job to help parents resolve their differences and develop an understanding of how their new family structure will work.

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Father's child custody

One of the most stressful issues during a divorce is child custody. Neither parent wants to miss your child's milestones or lose time spent with the children. Fathers often presume that the courts will automatically give primary custody to the mother, but more and more often the opposite is true. The courts will attempt to do what is in the child's best interest based on the information presented

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Foster care

There are several challenges that must be overcome to create a safe and healthy environment for a child placed in foster care.

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Free Custody Calendars

As part of the OurFamilyWizard subscription, access is provided to a free custody calendar to parents, which can help them stay on top of everything from court dates to parenting time.

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Guardian ad Litem

As an appointed Guardian ad Litem it is your job to look after the best interest’s of the child.  By using the OurFamilyWizard website professional account, you can get a clear picture of what is happening in the child’s day to day family life.

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High Conflict Parenting

Thousand of parents across the United States and Canada are using the OurFamilyWizard website to help alleviate the financial and emotional toll of painful return trips to court.

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Joint Custody

Using a tool like the OurFamilyWizard website can dramatically improve your shared custody or joint custody relationship.

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Joint Parenting

While there are many different types of parenting styles out there, many of which are necessary because of a divorce or the loss of a family member, joint parenting is one of the trickiest.

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Long Distance Parenting

Using a tool like the OurFamilyWizard website can help to alleviate many of the issues and frustrations that may arise as a result of long distance parenting relationships.

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Marriage and family therapist

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, you have a duty to help your patients find resolution to the issues that face their family.

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Minor's counsel

As an appointed minor’s counsel, it is your job to look after the best interests of the child. 

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Mother's Child Custody

Back in the day, nearly all custody rights were granted to men. Then a major shift occurred and nearly all custody rights were granted to women. Today, there are no general rules, and mother’s custody is about as common as father’s. Where you live may have some impact on father’s or mother’s child custody, but for the most part cases are decided on a case by case trying to determine what is in the best interests of the child. Hopefully, this change results in better living conditions for the children of divorce, but it does make things a bit more stressful. Not knowing what the custody relationship will be can be very stressful, as the thought of missing your child's milestones is very distasteful.

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Never Married Parents and Child Custody Challenges

You don’t have to be married to benefit from the features available on the OurFamilyWizard website.

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Online Tools Can Help You Manage Your Shared Child Custody Arrangement.

Communication issues are amongst the biggest reasons cited for divorce. Tools like the Our Family Wizard website enable divorced parents with strained relationships to communicate in a simple and effective manner, while shielding children from parental conflict. Parents plagued by communication issues that inevitably follow a divorce or separation are able concentrate on their kids, rather than their co-parent.

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Parent coordination

Whether you have been assigned to a family by the courts or the family has voluntary enlisted your services as a parent coordinator, the OurFamilyWizard website is a tool that will revolutionize how you work with your families.

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Parenting Plans

Setting up parenting plans is hard work, and requires a large degree of organization. The OurFamilyWizard website is an excellent tool for doing just that, whether you are going through a divorce or if your current spouse has children from a previous marriage. 

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Parenting Time

Parenting time and issues related to parenting time do not need to be impossible.  With the right information and tools, parenting time can be manageable.

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Restraining Orders, Orders for Protection, No Contact Orders

The OurFamilyWizard website can be a great tool to help in situations where there are orders for protection, restraining orders or even no contact orders.

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Shared Parenting

Tools like the OurFamilyWizard website make a shared parenting arrangement much more manageable.  Parents get along far better when they are communicating successfully.

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Sharing Parenting Time

Sharing parenting time is often difficult to do smoothly, and the difficulty is compounded when multiple families have children from multiple past marriages. 

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Single parents

Being a single parent can be very tough at times.  You have all the responsibilities of a two-parent home, but with one parent.  There are several things that you can do to help minimize the impact on your children.  Using a tool like the OurFamilyWizard website can do a lot to keep your family organized. 

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Step Family

The OurFamilyWizard is used by many step parents around the country as an organizational and communication tool, and can be used in a number of different ways.

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Stop the harassing ex

After a divorce or separation, dealing with your ex-spouse can be difficult.  Dealing with a harassing former partner can be very trying and emotionally draining.  Use the OurFamilyWizard website tools to help stop the harassing ex.

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Subpoenas, court orders and requests for information

Our Family Wizard complies with all subpoena requests to produce records issued pursuant to a court order and that comply with the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure or other applicable procedural or substantive rules.

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Supervised Visitation

Many families have turned to the OurFamilyWizard website as a transitional tool as they move from no contact or supervised visits to a more traditional relationship.

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Virtual parenting, virtual visitation, internet visitation or computer visitation

The OurFamilyWizard website can be used in conjunction with other online resources to make virtual visits a breeze.

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Visitation expeditor

Your role as a visitation expeditor or parenting time expeditor is to interpret the court orders in regards to visitation and custody issues after the divorce decree has been issued.

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Visitation schedule

The OurFamilyWizard website offers a simple solution for visitation schedule issues, as well as a number of other organizational and communicative problems that divorced families face.

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