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Co Parenting After Divorce

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part VI

Mark Baer | Posted 06.19.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

A great many of my family law attorney colleagues believe that mediation only works under such narrow circumstances, that almost no cases are appropriately suitable for it. They believe that mediation is only effective in family law cases under the following circumstances.

The Problem With Covenant Marriages and Fault-Based Divorce

Mark Baer | Posted 01.06.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

On October 30, 2014, I was contacted by a reporter, who asked if I could explain the Arkansas "covenant marriage" law to them. Among other things, if...

Stop and Smell the Roses

Valerie DeLoach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Valerie DeLoach

We need to try to be more like the children. When things start going well with your ex, don't just assume the worst.

What Makes a Mother 'Primary'?

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

I've been writing here about the experience of being the "other mother" for just about a month now. What is the "other mother"? How does the role develop, and where does it lead?

How To Deal With An Overly Emotional Ex

Kate Scharff | Posted 08.17.2013 | Divorce
Kate Scharff

"I want to co-parent with my ex, but his emails are out of control! Last week he sent a ten-pager -- ten words of which were about the kids. How can ...

What I'm Not Afraid To Admit About My Ex

Marcelle Soviero | Posted 06.03.2013 | Divorce
Marcelle Soviero

"I envy couples who got it right the first time."

WATCH: How To Put Your Children First During A Divorce

Posted 03.23.2012 | Divorce

In the middle of a divorce, how do you shift away from fighting with your former spouse toward focusing on your children's well-being? First, you'...