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An Open Letter to Snow White: Custody, Alimony, and Child Support for the Dwarves

An Open Letter to Snow White: Custody, Alimony, and Child Support for the Dwarves

James J. Sexton   07.30.2015
I urge you to be ready to combine your wholesome work ethic (that has doubtless been the first inspiration for what are now literally thousands...
Order in the Lunchroom: Parental Alienation

Order in the Lunchroom: Parental Alienation

Penelope Hefner  07.24.2015
On June 24, 2015, Michigan Judge Lisa Gorcyca ordered three children -- ages 9, 10 and 15 -- to a juvenile facility, known as Children's...
Judge Frees Kids She Sent To Juvenile Center For Avoiding Lunch With Father

Judge Frees Kids She Sent To Juvenile Center For Avoiding Lunch With Father

Kate Abbey-Lambertz  07.10.2015
 PONTIAC, Mich. -- A judge who sent three children to a juvenile detention center last month for refusing to eat lunch with their...

Judge Throws 3 Kids In Juvenile Center For Not Being Nice To Their Dad

Kate Abbey-Lambertz  07. 9.2015
Three young siblings caught in their parents' custody fight were berated by a Michigan judge and sent to juvenile detention after they...
The Supreme Court's Impact On Same-Sex Marriage and Divorce

The Supreme Court's Impact On Same-Sex Marriage and Divorce

James McLaren  06.30.2015
With this landmark decision from the United States Supreme Court, there is no longer anything called "same-sex marriage" or even "same-sex...
Shared-Parenting Movement Gaining Momentum in 2015

Shared-Parenting Movement Gaining Momentum in 2015

Joseph E. Cordell  06.17.2015
Through the first half of 2015, there has been a strong push across the country to implement more balanced child custody laws that would...

Divorce Is Final But Kids Tie You Together Forever

MiddleSexy  06.16.2015
So here's the thing about divorce, if you have children together: Your marriage may be over but your interactions will never end. There...
3 Reasons Why Being a Divorced Dad In 2015 Is Better Than Ever

3 Reasons Why Being a Divorced Dad In 2015 Is Better Than Ever

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.  06.10.2015
Here are three key ways to achieve a child custody settlement with your former spouse that respects your child's relationships with both...
How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part V

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part V

Mark Baer  06. 4.2015
I'm going to say it over and over and over again until my last breath -- "Mediation" that is handled as a "settlement conference," but...
Divorce Confidential:  Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Divorce Confidential: Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Caroline Choi  06. 2.2015
When a decision is made to divorce, you are forced to become familiar with the legal world and what may seem like, a legal minefield. This...

How to Win More Time with Your Kids This Summer

Stann Givens  05.27.2015
Children all over the U.S. are finishing school and making plans for the summer. For families going through a divorce, this normally relaxing...

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part IV

Mark Baer  05.16.2015
On July 10, 2011, Joan T. Daniels, Esq. posted the following comment on the listserv for the members of the Family Law Section of the Los...
Why It's OK If Moms 'Abandon' Their Kids

Why It's OK If Moms 'Abandon' Their Kids

Vicki Larson  05.13.2015
Few of us, rightly or wrongly, raise an eyebrow when we hear of a dad giving up custodial rights. But, a mom? That goes against everything...