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The 'F' Word in Family Law

12. 3.2013
When you go before the judge, what is fair and just sometimes does not translate through the law.
The Baby Veronica Saga: Denial of a Father's Rights and Now a $1 Million Lesson

The Baby Veronica Saga: Denial of a Father's Rights and Now a $1 Million Lesson

11.27.2013
This latest chapter in a young child's heart-rending saga does offer an opportunity, however, to step back from the details of the custody...

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Child Abduction Case

11.25.2013
On December 11, 2013, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Lozano v. Alvarez, a case arising under the Hague Convention...
Why Are Gays and Lesbians Still Forced to Adopt Our Own Children?

Why Are Gays and Lesbians Still Forced to Adopt Our Own Children?

11.15.2013
The time is now to extend presumptive parenthood to both members of a lesbian relationship when it can be shown that the child was planned,...

Divorce Confidential: Do I Need A Divorce Attorney?

11.14.2013
It is important to consider all issues before you make a decision on whether to hire an attorney or not. While legal representation is...

Family Law Litigation: The Gift That Keeps On Giving!

11.12.2013
Everyone in the family law trenches knows that such overreactions are far from uncommon as a result of the exacerbation of conflict and...
How Far Is Too Far When Seeking Time With Kids Post-Divorce?

How Far Is Too Far When Seeking Time With Kids Post-Divorce?

11. 8.2013
When does your craving for time with your child cross the line? And does it matter? Here are a handful of my own experiences -- my attempts...

Celebrating Children's Birthdays

10.28.2013
Birthdays become a source of contention for parents and sad realities for children. It doesn't have to be that way. I am sure you don't...
And Baby Makes Four

And Baby Makes Four

10.28.2013
A person who is feeding, clothing and nurturing a child, a person with whom a child has bonded, a person who is -- let's use the verb --...

God Bless America!

10.14.2013
I recently joined the following discussion in the Family Law Professionals group on LinkedIn: "In your opinion, how young is too young...
Chinese Billionaire Sued For Child Support By His 9-Year-Old Son

Chinese Billionaire Sued For Child Support By His 9-Year-Old Son

09.30.2013
The world's richest people are no strangers to divorce and child support battles, but an ongoing divorce in China has one element we're...

Child Support: Why He Can't Stand Giving You That Check Every Month

09.30.2013
Divorce (besides having so many other downsides) is expensive. It's a financial nightmare for most people. So, with financial stress and...

The Best Way to Divorce?

09.25.2013
I have seen scenarios that in the past would have taken twice as long, been absolutely hostile the whole way and cost each party loads...
David Tutera Explains Controversial Custody Choice

David Tutera Explains Controversial Custody Choice

09.19.2013
Two twins separated in their infancy by divorcing parents -- it may sounds like the plot of "The Parent Trap," but for David Tutera, it's...