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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...
3 Steps To Successful Co-Parenting

3 Steps To Successful Co-Parenting

Caroline Choi  05. 9.2014
It's important to look at the big picture in your divorce and focus on what is in the best interests of your children. When you get along...
Parenting Coordinators: Helping Parents Through High-Conflict Custody Cases

Parenting Coordinators: Helping Parents Through High-Conflict Custody Cases

Nicole H. Sodoma  05. 8.2014
What happens in a situation where two parents simply cannot put aside their differences and reach a harmonious approach to parenting their...
Lifting Blanket Restrictions

Lifting Blanket Restrictions

Richard Warshak  05. 5.2014
Big changes are afoot Down Under. And these presage changes in the U.S. and Europe as well. For the past few years, a research report issued...
New Global Child Support Convention Holds Promise for Millions of Children Worldwide

New Global Child Support Convention Holds Promise for Millions of Children Worldwide

Ulysses Smith  05. 2.2014
When global statistics show that single parents face disproportionately high rates of poverty, the importance of collecting cross-border...
5 Inconvenient Truths About Divorcing With Kids

5 Inconvenient Truths About Divorcing With Kids

Rebecca Bitton  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

Margaret Klaw  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 "Game Changer?"

Mark Baer  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

Christina Wilkes  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

Fredda Wasserman  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

Mark Baer  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?

Stann Givens  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

Caroline Choi  03.13.2014
Can someone say "social media" as the new therapeutic emotional outlet?