Disagreements on children custody are emotionally draining. What considerations are key to try and reach an agreement, simplifying the whole process?
Alfred Ip on child custody and putting the well-being of children first, including relocation, mental health impacts, and benefits of a co-parenting coordinator.
In the eventuality of the death of a parent with minor children, is child custody and maintenance affected? How so? Protecting the best interests of your child becomes key!
There are many cases where mental illness is actually one of the main factors causing a relationship to break up and lead couples to separation and divorce
Divorce can be linked to specific and long-term impacts on health and overall mental well-being. Naturally when the main caregiver is emotionally stressed, his or her children would inevitably suffer too.
Setting up temporary custody of your children is strongly advised in case of the occurrence of the worst-case scenario, or even temporary absence. This is extremely important especially for expat families and single parents.
It’s sad to imagine, but should something happen to both parents, children under 18 years old will need a guardian to take care of them as well as make decisions for them.
While the number of cases of international child abduction is growing, these are often the most difficult to resolve due to the involvement of conflicting international jurisdictions.
What happens when following a relationship breakdown or a divorce one of the parents wishes to move back to his/her country of origin or move to a third country?
While abuse cases reporting in Hong Kong is on the increase, statistical figures are just the tip of the iceberg of what’s really happening. Injunctive relief is only part of the solution with much more to do left to social policies and legislation.