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David T. Pisarra

Entries by David T. Pisarra

The Easiest Lie

(422) Comments | Posted November 4, 2011 | 4:09 AM

Not long ago I had a client in Texas who came to me desperate for help in regaining custody of his daughter. He said the courts disallowed him for seeing her for three months and had threatened to kick him out of his house. They also told him they had...

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Welcome To The Danger Zone

(1588) Comments | Posted April 24, 2011 | 1:17 PM

Every divorce has a danger zone. That period of time when things can go horribly, horrifically, tragically wrong.

In those cases where the woman has come to the point of no return, wants out of the marriage and demands a divorce is usually her time in the danger zone. Her...

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The "Y" Factor: Gender Bias, Child Custody And The Great Parenting Myth

(481) Comments | Posted March 28, 2011 | 2:59 AM

In the emotionally-charged world of child custody, there is a fundamental myth that both enslaves women and disenfranchises men.

While there are inherent animal instincts hardwired into our species when dealing with infants, parenting is a learned behavior. And the myth that women automatically know how to be a good...

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The Biggest Mistake Men Make

(117) Comments | Posted February 23, 2011 | 11:03 AM

It's been said many times that men are results-driven and women are process-driven. And in my years as a Family Law attorney I would say this is never more apparent than in the arena of divorce court--usually to the disadvantage of the man. Most men are bottom-line creature: They want...

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