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Best Interests of Children

Divorce Confidential: Do Grandparents Have Rights in Divorce?

Caroline Choi | Posted 11.09.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

If you're a grandparent and you are restricted from seeing your grandchild, your first thought may be to take legal action to preserve the bond and relationship you have established with your grandchild. But before you move forward with any legal action, here are some things to consider

Divorce Confidential: Potential Risks When Litigating Move-Aways in Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 11.03.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

For my last installment in this three-part move-away series, I am going to explore the potential risks that you may face when you decide to litigate a move-away motion in court.

Paul Ryan + Mother's Day + Gay Marriage = Doing What's Best for Children

Adam Pertman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Adam Pertman

We also should address another vital question, one on which most people of every political and religious stripe presumably would agree: Shouldn't our nation's laws, policies and practices serve "the best interests of the child?"

Why Equal Custody Should Be The Legal Norm

Fred Silberberg | Posted 08.29.2012 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

There is one presumption that seems to be missing from the body of legal presumptions in family law: the presumption that equal custody timesharing is appropriate for children involved in divorce and paternity custody disputes.

Why Divorced Parents Should 'Suck It Up' For Their Kids

Alison Patton | Posted 01.16.2012 | Divorce
Alison Patton

When you're sucking it up until it hurts, that's when you will know your sacrifice is making a difference for your kids.