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How to Resolve Child Custody Outside of Court

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How to Resolve Child Custody Outside of Court
00:00:50 Part 1 Deciding What You Want
00:00:57 1 – Identify your preferred custody arrangement
00:01:55 2 – Research your state’s law
00:03:11 3 – Assess the other parent
00:04:07 4 – Analyze how realistic your preferred arrangement is
00:05:06 5 – Talk with an attorney
00:05:59 Part 2 Negotiating Informally with the Other Parent
00:06:07 1 – Schedule a time to talk
00:06:49 2 – Be prepared to listen
00:07:42 3 – Tell the other parent what you want
00:08:32 4 – Stay focused on child custody
00:09:21 5 – Tackle big issues
00:11:25 6 – Handle smaller issues later
00:12:37 7 – Write down agreements
00:13:16 8 – Involve lawyers if you need help
00:14:05 9 – Negotiate with your lawyers
00:14:47 Part 3 Attending Mediation
00:14:54 1 – Use court-appointed mediation
00:15:51 2 – Find a mediator on your own
00:16:44 3 – Prepare for mediation
00:17:10 4 – Attend mediation
00:17:54 5 – Prepare a parenting plan
00:18:28 Part 4 Submitting Your Parenting Plan
00:18:35 1 – Find forms
00:19:07 2 – Submit your agreement for the judge’s approval
00:19:44 3 – Attend a hearing
00:20:22 4 – Pick up the signed order
00:20:53 5 – Modify the plan at a later date

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