Category Archives: Custody




5 Tips on Traveling with Kids After Divorce

Life after a divorce is a period filled with uncertainties and new challenges, especially when children are involved. One aspect that often raises concerns is travel. When parents are no…

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Guidelines for Parenting Time Schedules in Virginia

Parenting time schedules, commonly known as visitation schedules, are of paramount importance to parents in Virginia navigating the choppy waters of divorce or separation. These schedules outline when and how…

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How to Protect Your Child’s Mental Health During Divorce

Divorce can be a challenging time for everyone involved, especially children. As a family law firm committed to understanding and addressing our client's unique needs, Mahoney Richmond Thurston, PLLC, understands…

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Can You Use Text Messages in a Child Custody Case?

In the realm of family law, where emotions run high and stakes are even higher, a common question that arises pertains to the use of messages as evidence in child…

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Malicious Parent Syndrome: What Is It and What Can I Do About It?

In high-conflict divorces, one of the most challenging issues to tackle is "Malicious Parent Syndrome" (MPS). This vengeful behavior exhibited by some divorcing or separated parents can significantly impact children,…

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