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Divorce Confidential:  Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Divorce Confidential: Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Caroline Choi  06. 2.2015
When a decision is made to divorce, you are forced to become familiar with the legal world and what may seem like, a legal minefield. This...
How to Win More Time with Your Kids This Summer

How to Win More Time with Your Kids This Summer

Stann Givens  05.27.2015
Children all over the U.S. are finishing school and making plans for the summer. For families going through a divorce, this normally relaxing...

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part IV

Mark Baer  05.16.2015
On July 10, 2011, Joan T. Daniels, Esq. posted the following comment on the listserv for the members of the Family Law Section of the Los...
Why It's OK If Moms 'Abandon' Their Kids

Why It's OK If Moms 'Abandon' Their Kids

Vicki Larson  05.13.2015
Few of us, rightly or wrongly, raise an eyebrow when we hear of a dad giving up custodial rights. But, a mom? That goes against everything...

Hey, Who's In My House -- Step Kids Struggle, Too

Erin Mantz  05.11.2015
I read a lot about stepmother struggles -- about how they wish they were treated, want to be treated, think they should be treated -- by...

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part III

Mark Baer  05.10.2015
Part II of this series ended with the following question from an attorney colleague on the listserv for the Family Law Section of the Los...
Divorce and Fear: How to Cope

Divorce and Fear: How to Cope

Jenny Kanevsky  04.27.2015
I have been paralyzed by the fear; but I can't stay in paralysis. I have to function as an adult, be a mom, and keep my panic quiet to...
Walter Scott and the Need for Child Support Reform

Walter Scott and the Need for Child Support Reform

Joy Moses  04.27.2015
We need a fruitful, progressive conversation that abandons a focus on the status quo and reform efforts that toy around existing edges...
Divorce, Life and Reconciliation

Divorce, Life and Reconciliation

TJ Trent  04.26.2015
In spite of my parents' divorce and the ensuing pain, I forgive everyone involved. I forgive my parents, my grandparents, my aunts, uncles...
Divorce Confidential: The Fight for the Family Residence

Divorce Confidential: The Fight for the Family Residence

Caroline Choi  04.24.2015
Many divorcing couples stay in the family residence and live together pending the finalization of the divorce. While this might make sense...
Every. Other. Weekend. Coping With Custody.

Every. Other. Weekend. Coping With Custody.

Heather Leiva  04.22.2015
I remind myself I am lucky. Every other weekend means they have two sets of parents who love them. I am lucky to have a beautiful family...
Why This Woman Forgave Her Ex For The Thousands He Owed In Child Support

Why This Woman Forgave Her Ex For The Thousands He Owed In Child Support

Kira Brekke  04.22.2015
Kimberly Seals Allers' ex-husband owed her nearly $40,000 in child support, but she fought in court to forgive his arrears. For her, criminalizing...
To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

Mark Baer  04.21.2015
I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer....
Life Is Like Physics

Life Is Like Physics

Mark Baer  04.21.2015
What parents seem to forget when they are divorcing or their relationship is ending, is that children are expensive.