When a child is forced to spend time with one parent is can cause confusion and stress.
Generally, children do not participate in the physical custody decision until they are old enough and mature enough to make a decision consistent with their own best interests.
Nothing seems to anger courts more than when one parent excludes the other parent from the children’s lives. This is known as alienation of affection for the other parent.
Determining where the children live the majority of the time is the most contentious decision in divorce lititgation.
One of the most hotly contested issues involving legal custody is private school education. It's essential to understand this aspect of military divorce law.