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5 Inconvenient Truths About Divorcing With Kids

5 Inconvenient Truths About Divorcing With Kids

04.30.2014
Gwyneth Paltrow annoyed millions when she referred to her impending divorce from Chris Martin as "conscious uncoupling." I find it noble...
Permission to Divorce

Permission to Divorce

04.25.2014
A coalition has developed model legislation for divorce reform which would require that a couple complete a "divorce education curriculum,"...
Is the Home Paternity Test a

Is the Home Paternity Test a "Game Changer?"

04.20.2014
On May 26, 2012, I published an article titled "A Family Is Created When a 'Child Happens' from Non-Relationship Sexual Intimacy. In that...
MD Expands Opportunities for Abused, Undocumented Children

MD Expands Opportunities for Abused, Undocumented Children

04.17.2014
The new bill recognizes that if these children succeed, Maryland succeeds. Hopefully more states will follow the lead of Maryland and a...

Helping Children Cope With Grief

04.16.2014
A child you know is grieving. It breaks your heart. You wonder what you can do to support them. Here are some guidelines.

The Consequence of Unenforced Ethical Guidelines for Collaborative Divorce

04. 7.2014
The Ethical Guidelines for Collaborative Divorce by Collaborative Divorce Institute provide in pertinent part as follows: "All Collaborative...
Which Parent Gets The Tax Exemption After Divorce?

Which Parent Gets The Tax Exemption After Divorce?

03.13.2014
Becoming divorced causes you to have to rethink many tax issues. With the deadline for filing federal income tax returns fast approaching,...

Divorce Confidential: Managing Your Emotions During A Divorce

03.13.2014
Can someone say "social media" as the new therapeutic emotional outlet?
6 Ways To Manage Your Kids' Technology Use Post-Split

6 Ways To Manage Your Kids' Technology Use Post-Split

03. 4.2014
Technology use and overuse in children is here to stay. Likewise co-parenting between ex's will exist as long as divorce happens. The more...
Dad Seeks Custody After Ex Allegedly Tried To Have Him Killed

Dad Seeks Custody After Ex Allegedly Tried To Have Him Killed

03. 3.2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A divorced couple's bitter rift took a twisted turn when a Connecticut woman allegedly tried to hire a hit man...
Divorced Dads Who Choose Parenting Over Income and Child Support: Sinners or Saints?

Divorced Dads Who Choose Parenting Over Income and Child Support: Sinners or Saints?

02.24.2014
Fathers want to flip traditional roles on their heads and become the equal or primary parent -- will mothers stand for it? Will you?
Facing Divorce? Top 5 Things Same-Sex Couples With Children Need to Know

Facing Divorce? Top 5 Things Same-Sex Couples With Children Need to Know

02.20.2014
Knowing what to do is critical when one is faced with a life-changing event such as a separation; and for same-sex couples with children,...
5 Dumb Mistakes Dads Make During Divorce

5 Dumb Mistakes Dads Make During Divorce

02.13.2014
Fathers are susceptible to dumb mistakes during the divorce process -- mistakes that drain their pocketbooks, hurt their relationships...
Divorce Confidential:  Coping With an Impossible Spouse During and After Divorce

Divorce Confidential: Coping With an Impossible Spouse During and After Divorce

02.13.2014
Divorce is already a traumatic experience for most individuals and their families. Dealing with a toxic spouse who has it out for you...