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"Baby Veronica" case puts Native custody before high court: pt. 2

Last week we discussed a case to be heard by the United States Supreme Court in April, which could help shape how child custody matters involving Native American children are resolved in the past. The case involves a federal law that affects only cases in which one or both parents is Native American.

"Baby Veronica" case puts Native custody before high court: pt. 1

In mid-April the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States will hear arguments in a high-profile child custody dispute that could have wide-reaching effects for Native American children, their parents and parties who may adopt them. The "Baby Veronica" case, named for the three-year-old Cherokee girl at its center, raises important questions about parental rights and a decades-old federal law.

Home schooling at center of Colorado custody case

A single mother in Colorado recently won a harrowing child custody case, allowing her to retain custody of her children. Apparently a neighbor made an anonymous call to Social Services, which sent a social worker to her home to inspect it and ask questions.

Colorado child custody action: Getting out of domestic violence

When there is upset in your Colorado household of any kind, likely the top priority is the welfare of your children. Regardless of if it has involved any children, domestic violence taking place in a home could impact the kids for the rest of their lives. Families who are dealing with such disputes may be interested to learn about the options regarding child custody, if they feel they want to exit such an environment.

Judge restricts former Denver Nuggets star's visitation with kids

Any time a family goes through a divorce and children are involved, the family court judge will always side on what he or she considers to be in the best interest of the children when determining child custody and visitation issues. This is no different when it involves a famous NBA player once thought to be the best player in the league. According to media reports, the judge overseeing Allen Iverson's divorce and child custody agreement thinks the basketball star really needs to work on his parenting skills.

Marijuana law may affect Colorado child custody cases

On November 8, the people of Colorado voted to decriminalize the possession and use of limited amounts of marijuana. This change in law has sent ripples through the state's criminal justice system, leaving prosecutors and courts to grapple with new issues and legal questions.

Colorado parents: How international divorce could affect custody

Coloradans who have a family comprised of different nationalities likely know of the differing laws and complications when it comes to some issues. One issue in particular was recently featured as being potentially very problematic for parents of different citizenship: namely, divorce.

Child custody dispute ends in 19-year missing person case

Coloradans know custody disputes are rarely easy to go through. The idea of having to defend your abilities and rights as a parent is so jarring to so many already that it can be near-devastating if your child is indeed placed in the hands of someone else. For one woman, the custody proceedings didn't end with her son being placed in someone else's hands but rather taken, by his grandparents.

Coloradans: Two households equaling differing parenting styles?

It is so often that when emotions are high and conflict comes to a boil the real issues come out, isn't it? We see it in movies and TV all the time - Grey's Anatomy has practically coined the dramatic monologue. How, in real life situations, do we get to the root of the issue without having a scripted and perfectly worded explanation for our actions and wishes? Colorado residents may have experienced the frustrating realization that getting through your issues isn't always as easy as it is portrayed on screen, especially when it comes to child custody issues.

Staying at home with the kids: not always rewarding in divorce?

There are many benefits to being a stay-at-home parent. For Colorado residents whose home lives have been undergoing some change due to a divorce, your main position as a parent could change drastically. In many marriages there is someone who stays at home to help raise the kids, at least for a while, and for those parents, finding their place in their new situation can be a mixture of terror and uncertainty.

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