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Are Child Custody Laws That Treat Parental Gatekeeping Like Child Abuse Long Overdue?

Are Child Custody Laws That Treat Parental Gatekeeping Like Child Abuse Long Overdue?

B. Robert Farzad  08.12.2014
Parental gatekeeping is not an everyday word intact or separated families use but it has a very real impact and import on child custody...

Disability and Discrimination in Custody Battles

Paul Heroux  07.24.2014
Imagine you are a parent who has overcome a disability; it could be physical or it could be psychiatric and requires you to take medication....
Divorcing Parents: 10 Questions to Ask Before Fighting Over the Kids

Divorcing Parents: 10 Questions to Ask Before Fighting Over the Kids

Rosalind Sedacca  07.21.2014
Seek out attorneys who are genuinely family-focused and try to keep you out of court. Bring in therapists or divorce coaches to provide...

The Importance of the Standard of Living

Fred Silberberg  07.15.2014
We often hear people jokingly refer to the fact that someone in a divorce is supposed to "enjoy the standard of living to which they have...
4 Unexpected Times Your Credit May Be Checked

4 Unexpected Times Your Credit May Be Checked

Credit Karma  07. 8.2014
When it comes to your financial health, your credit score is one of those things that'll just keep seeking you out. It's tempting to think...
A Premarital Agreement Primer

A Premarital Agreement Primer

Brad Reid  06.26.2014
While a will may transfer property at death, a premarital agreement may clarify what property is subject to the provisions of a will as...
What Child Support Does <em>Not</em> Cover

What Child Support Does Not Cover

Natalie Gregg  06.11.2014
While the primary parent fights so hard to receive child support and to have the majority of possession time with his precious child, sometimes...
5 Custody Myths Separating Parents Should Know

5 Custody Myths Separating Parents Should Know

Carla Schiff Donnelly  06. 5.2014
Custody cases can be contentious, expensive and painful for all involved. Parents are often flooded with war stories of their cousin's...

5 Ways Famous People Should Be More Like Us in a Custody Battle

Krista Barth  06. 5.2014
Celebrities may be consciously uncoupling, but the rest of us are just going through a crappy divorce. They might be prettier, richer or...
3 Things To Consider Before Relocating With Your Kids

3 Things To Consider Before Relocating With Your Kids

Caroline Choi  06. 4.2014
In the heat of your divorce, have you thought about possibly moving your children to another city, state or even country? Whatever your...
Should Having Mental Illness Mean You Lose Your Kid?

Should Having Mental Illness Mean You Lose Your Kid?

ProPublica  05.30.2014
This story was co-published with The Daily Beast. In August 2009, Mindi, a 25-year-old struggling new parent, experienced what doctors...
3 Things To Do Before Your Child Custody Mediation Appointment

3 Things To Do Before Your Child Custody Mediation Appointment

Caroline Choi  05.22.2014
One of the ugly realities of divorce is that you and your spouse have to divide your time with your children. Instead of the luxury of...
What Divorced Dads Want for Father's Day: More Time With Their Babies

What Divorced Dads Want for Father's Day: More Time With Their Babies

Linda Nielsen  05.15.2014
There is no scientific evidence that justifies limiting or postponing overnighting until the age of four. Unfortunately, the alarming reports...
Judge Tells Deadbeat Dad He Can't Have More Kids

Judge Tells Deadbeat Dad He Can't Have More Kids

AP  05.14.2014
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio appeals court has upheld a judge's order that a deadbeat father can't have more kids until he pays his back...