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How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part III

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part III

Mark Baer  05.10.2015
Part II of this series ended with the following question from an attorney colleague on the listserv for the Family Law Section of the Los...
Divorce and Fear: How to Cope

Divorce and Fear: How to Cope

Jenny Kanevsky  04.27.2015
I have been paralyzed by the fear; but I can't stay in paralysis. I have to function as an adult, be a mom, and keep my panic quiet to...
Walter Scott and the Need for Child Support Reform

Walter Scott and the Need for Child Support Reform

Joy Moses  04.27.2015
We need a fruitful, progressive conversation that abandons a focus on the status quo and reform efforts that toy around existing edges...
Divorce, Life and Reconciliation

Divorce, Life and Reconciliation

TJ Trent  04.26.2015
In spite of my parents' divorce and the ensuing pain, I forgive everyone involved. I forgive my parents, my grandparents, my aunts, uncles...
Divorce Confidential: The Fight for the Family Residence

Divorce Confidential: The Fight for the Family Residence

Caroline Choi  04.24.2015
Many divorcing couples stay in the family residence and live together pending the finalization of the divorce. While this might make sense...
Every. Other. Weekend. Coping With Custody.

Every. Other. Weekend. Coping With Custody.

Heather Leiva  04.22.2015
I remind myself I am lucky. Every other weekend means they have two sets of parents who love them. I am lucky to have a beautiful family...
Why This Woman Forgave Her Ex For The Thousands He Owed In Child Support

Why This Woman Forgave Her Ex For The Thousands He Owed In Child Support

Kira Brekke  04.22.2015
Kimberly Seals Allers' ex-husband owed her nearly $40,000 in child support, but she fought in court to forgive his arrears. For her, criminalizing...
To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

Mark Baer  04.21.2015
I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer....
Life Is Like Physics

Life Is Like Physics

Mark Baer  04.21.2015
What parents seem to forget when they are divorcing or their relationship is ending, is that children are expensive.

South Dakota's 'Gone in 60 Seconds' Child-Custody Hearings Are No More

Stephen Pevar  04.16.2015
For far too long, the state of South Dakota was unnecessarily and illegally breaking up Indian families with impunity in sham judicial...
One-Eighth Of South Carolina Inmates Were Jailed Over Child Support Payments. Walter Scott Was One Of Them.

One-Eighth Of South Carolina Inmates Were Jailed Over Child Support Payments. Walter Scott Was One Of Them.

Christopher Mathias  04.10.2015
Walter Scott was a 50-year-old father of four. “He was kind,” Scott’s brother Anthony, remembered. “He loved his children, he...

White God: A Dog-Eat-Dog View of Custody

Tara Fass  04. 6.2015
Every stage of parenting has its challenges, but custody kids are at greater risk for being over-exposed to adversity. Custody kids routinely...
Divorce Confidential: Divorce and Reconciliation. Yes, It Happens!

Divorce Confidential: Divorce and Reconciliation. Yes, It Happens!

Caroline Choi  04. 2.2015
My heart swells with joy when clients give their marriage a second chance. What does reconciliation look like from a legal perspective?...
Entrepreneurshi#!

Entrepreneurshi#!

Jon Vaughn  03.28.2015
I called a friend. He said, "Pick five scenarios that you think MIGHT happen at this investor presentation, write them down and get it...