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'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...
The 5 Craziest Things People Have Fought Over In Divorce

The 5 Craziest Things People Have Fought Over In Divorce

07.22.2013
Losing the battle and winning the war is great in concept, but most of us have at one point in our lives yielded to the alternative principle:...

Welcome to Crazy Time

07.12.2013
When someone shifts their behavior during the divorce period and becomes more assertive, the other partner, who was used to making more...

Another Potential Child Abduction Brewing in Brazil?

07. 8.2013
Remember the five-year custody battle a brave New Jersey dad, David Goldman, fought against powerful Brazilian government and judicial...
Is Charlie Sheen Cutting Off Child Support?

Is Charlie Sheen Cutting Off Child Support?

07. 3.2013
Charlie Sheen is reportedly making some shrewd financial moves. According to TMZ, Sheen wants to stop paying Mueller the $55,000 a month...

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

07. 1.2013
My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles...

Equal Child Custody Revisited

06.27.2013
The general view of the attorneys who specialize in family law is that one size does not fit all. The view is that custody and parenting...
'I Was Basically An ATM'

'I Was Basically An ATM'

06.19.2013
Are alimony and child support laws fair? That's the topic tackled in a recent HuffPost Live segment. Craig Daliessio, the author of "Sometimes...

Divorce Court; Really in the Best Interest of the Child?

06.17.2013
Women with custody of minor children typically get screwed financially in divorce, while men typically get hosed when it comes to custody...

My Father My Hero

06.15.2013
On a cold and dreary November day, just 4 days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, my father helped bring me into this...
The People We Tend To Ignore Post-Divorce

The People We Tend To Ignore Post-Divorce

06.13.2013
Like many men of his generation, my father wasn't a very hands-on dad and so for many children of my generation, our fathers were somewhat...