Halle Berry is in the news again and in some ways it is the same old story--a relationship gone bad.
We've all had friends or family or celebrities we adore from afar, fight a custody battle worthy of the Sharks and the Jets.
In all but a very few cases, the woman left the marriage, not the man.
If you listened carefully over the last weekend of winter break, you would have heard the collective sighs of custodial parents...
North Carolina's Supreme Court voids "second-parent" adoptions by homogamous couples. Related Topics, by Judy Shapiro, calls my attention to a very a...
Divorced couples can turn a holiday blitzkrieg into holiday bliss with some simple guidelines for creating a custody share plan where both sides can feel like winners.
If you are the parent with possession, but can't be there, is it better to keep your kids with someone you know or the other parent?
The battle for baby Vanessa made headlines last week when a local KNBC Los Angeles journalist, Tara Wallis Finestone, got wind of the heartbreaking tu...
Recent weeks have generated interesting commentary on the Supreme Court hearing on Abbott v. Abbott. The case involves the custody of a 14-year-old child whose parents divorced while living in Chile.
Both Tom Brady and Peter Orszag's girlfriends made choices that their boyfriends clearly didn't support or prefer. Why are the women considered the source for compassion and not the men?
This time of the year, news commentators and talk show hosts seem to debate everything from who was the sexiest, or the most popular, or the most talked about person of the past year.
Before we luxuriate too comfortably in the Hallmark happy ending of the Goldman father-son reunion, let us not forget that in custody battles, fathers are routinely treated as second-class citizens.
Since the subject of sexual abuse of children is in the news, it might be a good time to review some of the signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse.
There is only one sure bet about divorce, and that is this: hiring a divorce lawyer will only make things more expensive and nasty.
Yes, Anne Heche, you can say "lazy ass" on television. The question is, should you? And the answer is, it's never appropriate when you are talking about the father of your child.
In family courts around the United States, children are taken from parents addicted to drugs. I observed this first hand in New Jersey, where I defended such parents.