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August 2015 Archives

Visitation with grandchildren and rights after child's divorce

Being directly involved in the upbringing of a grandchild often brings joy and purpose to the grandparent-grandchild relationship. While in some instances grandparents in New Mexico and elsewhere could be significantly involved in the life and upbringing of a grandchild, others involve fewer interactions due to distances created by living situations. Additionally, constraints on the grandparent-grandchild relationship could be due to other factors, such as the divorce of the parents of the grandchildren.

How is custody enforced in New Mexico during deployment?

As previous posts for this blog have addressed and discussed, going through a military divorce may be difficult for some married couple, and they often encounter more obstacles than couples going through a civilian dissolution. One major difference between a military divorce and a civilian divorce is how child custody issues are dealt with. Custodial responsibility could be impacted when a service member is deployed, thus hindering his or her ability to meet the requirements of the order or agreement.

Addressing child custody concerns during active deployment

A divorce involving children can be a complicated matter for couples in New Mexico. The matter could be further complicated if one parent is on active duty in the military during the process. A military divorce could present many challenges for the service member, his or her soon-to-be ex-spouse and children. However, a uniform act has been drafted to address this situation, helping to protect the rights of both parents and the children involved.