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Back to School, Pull the Weeds

08.26.2013
My daughter is going back to her third year of college and that back to school sign has a whole new meaning for me. It is my time to go...
HEARTBREAK: Divorced Mom Fights For Her Children's Return

HEARTBREAK: Divorced Mom Fights For Her Children's Return

08.21.2013
One Toronto mother is trying to bring her children back to Canada after their father took them to Afghanistan and is refusing to bring...

Happy Fifteenth Anniversary

08.20.2013
Following my divorce in July 1998, I became a pro se litigant, seeking the Court to compel earlier orders for therapy and visitation which...

Lessons I Learned From My Parents: Part III

08.17.2013
When people consider the impact of divorce on children, they typically focus on minor children. Is this because they somehow believe that...

Would I Look Like a Bad Mom in Family Court? An Attorney Weighs In

08.14.2013
Some commenters felt that my choice not to rent a cheaper apartment -- even if it meant sleeping on the floor in a one-bedroom in a sketchy...
PHOTO: Usher's Son Recovering After Near-Drowning

PHOTO: Usher's Son Recovering After Near-Drowning

08. 9.2013
Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Foster, took to Instagram August 8 to share an update on her son, Usher Raymond V's, progress in the hospital....

Mistakes We Fear We'll Make During Divorce

08. 8.2013
Almost anyone who has gone through the divorce process will rank it as the single-most challenging life-event. Without a doubt, divorce...
Who Has The Right To Be This Boy's Father?

Who Has The Right To Be This Boy's Father?

Lisa Belkin  08. 5.2013
What makes a father? Biology? Intention? Months of changing diapers and singing lullabies? That is the question raised by the case of...

The Power of Words

08. 5.2013
Within the context of family law, the following terms have been found to negatively influence people's behavior: divorce, child custody,...

Which Would You Choose -- Mediation or Litigation - When Seeking Child Support Modification?

07.30.2013
Since the amount of child support one is required to contribute is formulary and based on statutory guidelines, it stands to reason then...
'Outrageous' Law Forced Him To Pay Child Support For Another Man's Baby

'Outrageous' Law Forced Him To Pay Child Support For Another Man's Baby

07.29.2013
Joseph Chmelar, a divorced father of two, was in for a big surprise when his young sons informed him that his ex -- whom he had only recently...
What All Women Need To Do During Divorce

What All Women Need To Do During Divorce

07.29.2013
Every divorce has unique circumstances that can directly influence the outcome, including who earns more, who gets custody of the children,...

One Choice, Two Parents: A Summertime Planner

07.26.2013
Parents most often live in different towns, perhaps different states, perhaps different regions of this country. But, unlike most of the...
Single Dad Of 22 Kids May Get Reality Show

Single Dad Of 22 Kids May Get Reality Show

07.25.2013
Orlando Shaw made headlines last month after being sued for child support in one of the most expensive cases in Tennessee. Why was it...