Of all the legal terms that are synonymous with divorce, none perhaps stir up quite as strong of emotions as the term child custody. That's because for the overwhelming majority of people, their children always come first and the thought of potentially seeing them on a more limited basis may be difficult to even consider.
Phrases like "working toward a compromise" and "mutually acceptable resolution" typically aren't used in the context of divorce. Indeed, you are probably more accustomed to hearing terms like "bitter legal battle" and "courtroom drama" used in these discussions.
Those couples who have made the difficult decision to pursue a divorce likely anticipate that they will have to take trips to law offices and courthouses over the course of the coming months. However, what they likely don't anticipate is having to take a trip to a classroom.
Last time, our blog began discussing the termination of parental rights in a bid to provide helpful information and debunk some common misconceptions about this complex family law topic.