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Father's custody approach may inspire Alabama parents

Going through divorce often offers many complications. Even after the process ends, parties can still have many family law issues to contend with, especially if children are involved. However, some Alabama residents may be able to make the most of their situations and have amicable outcomes that allow them to co-parent effectively for the sake of their children.

It was recently reported that one man from another state utilized such an approach after his divorce. Apparently, the man had made a Facebook post discussing how he helps his children make breakfast for and get gifts for their mother on her birthday, even though he and the mother are no longer married. He believes that this approach allows him to set an example for his kids and present a positive image for how relationships should be approached.

Surprisingly, the man received some backlash for his post, as some parties believed that it was unrealistic to expect that everyone should approach their situations in the same manner. However, the man stated that he understands that not all divorce cases are the same and that not all ex-spouses can get along. He does still believe, though, that parents should set positive examples for their children.

Though some individuals viewed the man's example with a negative perspective, it may serve as inspiration for others. Many Alabama parents who are going through or have been through divorce may want to ensure that their children receive the best examples and maintain close relationships with each parent. Therefore, they may wish to explore the option of joint custody and determine whether it could suit their circumstances. Interested parties may wish to seek assistance from knowledgeable family law attorneys.

Source:, "Dad fires back after critics slam viral Facebook post on divorce", Shari Puterman, June 8, 2017

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