Parents in New York and throughout the country could benefit in many ways by sharing custody of their kids. For instance, the other parent can help pay for school supplies, clothes and any other childcare expenses that come up. The other parent can also make it easier for a person to spend some time on their own, which could be helpful from a professional and social standpoint.
If you are like most New Yorkers, you love social media. In fact, you may suspect that you spend too much time keeping up with your friends and family online. There is no question that Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, et al. are wildly popular and here to stay. During one period of your life, however, you should fight your social media obsession and stop posting: when you go through a divorce.
Child custody and court-ordered visitations are important because children typically have needs and rights to be able to maintain healthy relationships with both parents. In many cases, parents can discuss concerns one has with the other's parenting style or household rules, and the two might come to an agreement between themselves. If the relationship is not on decent terms, trying to communicate may not work.