Divorce can be an intimidating process. Breaking it down into tangible portions can help make it more manageable.
Child custody is the "term that refers to rights and responsibilities for each parent and child." It is a term used to determine the amount of "time a child is going to be with each parent and each parent's responsibility to make decisions on behalf of the child."
Parents of 10 in a state outside Michigan are fighting for legal guardianship of one of their two foster children. The 4-year-old is being sent to live with a Native American tribe. The Indian Child Welfare Act was enacted in 1978 to help preserve the heritage of Native Americans, but has reportedly created an obstacle in this particular family law situation.
Fans in Michigan, throughout the United States and across the globe have been paying close attention to news regarding the divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. A raging child custody battle has ensued and, as far as one can tell, has no end yet in sight. A current issue has to do with a request Pitt made for court records to be sealed.