When it comes to getting custody, money might be the last thing on your mind. Unfortunately, it's one of the key pieces of information a Judge studies to determine proper placement. After all, if you can't prove your ability to financially support your children, then a Judge will be less inclined to grant you custody. In order to show that you're a responsible, financially stable guardian, you should keep track and present the following information: Wage information, including a year's worth of W2s, 1099s and current tax information. A statement of assets, liabilities, income and expenses, categorized by type. Insurance coverage on both yourself and the child(ren). This financial information should be clear, concise and organized in a logical way. Miscellaneous Documentation
Your home address where the child(ren) will be staying The type of dwelling and its features The names of any caretakers who will assist you Neighborhood statistics Medical Care & School Information Names & locations of the child(ren)'s doctors Proof of doctor's visits Names & locations of school(s) and teacher(s) Report cards, school status reports and other educational information
Medical Care & School Information
Names & locations of the child(ren)'s doctors Proof of doctor's visits Names & locations of school(s) and teacher(s) Report cards, school status reports and other educational information
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