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Doing This Could Seriously Damage Your Child Custody Case

Posted 03.17.2014 | Divorce

By Lenore Skonal for No. It’s the resounding answer to the question: Should you have a member of the opposite sex spend the night...

Saying "I Do" Over & Over

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.21.2014 | Divorce
Barbara Greenberg

What is it about marriage that makes so many of us want to try out yet another one after 1 or even 2 failed marriages?

A Lesson From Philomena

Mark Roseman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Divorce
Mark Roseman

I intended to be one of just a handful of patrons attending a recent performance in Delray Beach, FL of the new BBC film, Philomena. Philomena. This f...

The 'F' Word in Family Law

Natalie Gregg | Posted 02.02.2014 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

When you go before the judge, what is fair and just sometimes does not translate through the law.

Happy Fifteenth Anniversary

Mark Roseman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Divorce
Mark Roseman

Following my divorce in July 1998, I became a pro se litigant, seeking the Court to compel earlier orders for therapy and visitation which my children's mother was loathe to comply with.

What All Women Need To Do During Divorce

Women & Co | Posted 09.28.2013 | Divorce
Women & Co

Every divorce has unique circumstances that can directly influence the outcome, including who earns more, who gets custody of the children, or if one spouse has made a considerable financial contribution to the other's earning potential.

One Choice, Two Parents: A Summertime Planner

Mark Roseman | Posted 09.25.2013 | Divorce
Mark Roseman

Parents most often live in different towns, perhaps different states, perhaps different regions of this country. But, unlike most of the year with cookie cutter visitation arrangements, the summer means even more scheduling, more agendas.

Film Review, What Maisie Knew: Is the Kid All Right?

Erika Milvy | Posted 06.29.2013 | Entertainment
Erika Milvy

What does a six-year-old girl understand about the tumultuous life of grown-ups? The new film, What Maisie Knew, asks that question. The movie is a gut-churning domestic drama about a turbulent divorce and its collateral damage.

Top Three Concerns of Divorcing Moms

Natalie Gregg | Posted 06.26.2013 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

While our society has mostly embraced women in the workplace, it continues to place the majority of the parenting role on the mothers. This is particularly true after a divorce, making it essential that divorcing moms get the best possible settlements for the future of their families.

Senate Bill 115 is Necessary to Protect Children and Fathers

Fred Silberberg | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics
Fred Silberberg

The Uniform Parentage Act governs the determination of parentage of children who are born of parents that are not married.

The 'Uncle Dad Syndrome': When Divorced Dads Act Like Carefree Uncles and Why Their Kids Feel Cheated

Alison Patton | Posted 12.18.2014 | Divorce
Alison Patton

The "Uncle Dad Syndrome" is not just about indulging the kids. It's the entire personality of this dad and how he parents.

The Biggest Myth About Child Custody

Natalie Gregg | Posted 05.22.2013 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

During divorce proceedings, the level of past parental involvement is the most critical factor in determining both the level of access that each spouse will receive and the amount of child support that will be provided, if any.

Bra Shopping In A Blended Family

Judy Silk | Posted 04.28.2013 | Divorce
Judy Silk

Sharing a child isn't as risk free as it might seem. Sure I can appreciate that my daughter has extra people loving her, and she gets to have a different perspective in parenting, but there's a small selfish part of me that still wants to dominate all the highlights.

How I Know I Made The Right Decision To Divorce

Jennifer Cullen | Posted 12.10.2014 | Divorce
Jennifer Cullen

Was I selfish, sacrificing my marriage for my happiness?

The Day I Finally Got Custody Of My Daughter

Carrie Goldman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

You were already mine in my heart, unlimited by boundaries of law, time and place. Now you were mine on paper, too, and nobody could keep us apart.

Who Gets The Pets In Divorce?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 12.23.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

When your marriage goes to the dogs, and pets are involved, what is the solution?

What Divorcing Parents Need To Know About Child Custody

Eyal Talassazan | Posted 12.16.2012 | Divorce
Eyal Talassazan

A custody dispute is by far the most complex and heated part of a divorce action.

Why Child Custody Isn't One Size Fits All

Henry Gornbein | Posted 10.29.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Divorce is not a situation -- especially with children -- where one size fits all. It is important for an attorney and for the courts to look at each case differently.

Medical Marijuana In Custody Cases: Don't Smoke In Front Of The Children

Henry Gornbein | Posted 10.06.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Since the legalization of medical marijuana under certain circumstances in California, Michigan and several other states, there has been a lot of discussion about the implications of this in divorce.

How To Navigate The Most Complicated Post-Divorce Move

Eyal Talassazan | Posted 09.01.2012 | Divorce
Eyal Talassazan

How do you relocate? How do you start the process of relocation?

Why Equal Custody Should Be The Legal Norm

Fred Silberberg | Posted 08.29.2012 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

There is one presumption that seems to be missing from the body of legal presumptions in family law: the presumption that equal custody timesharing is appropriate for children involved in divorce and paternity custody disputes.

Everything You Need To Know About The Most Important Person In Your Divorce Trial

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 08.22.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

When parents seeking a divorce are unable to settle on a co-parenting plan, they often end up in front of a judge.

The Surprising Way You Can Jeopardize Your Own Divorce Settlement

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 07.27.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Guilt, shame and regret are common emotions that are experienced during the divorce process.

Why Is My Ex Sabotaging Our Divorce?

Katie Amatruda | Posted 07.16.2012 | Divorce
Katie Amatruda

Is he trying to wear me down? Run up my legal fees so high that I have no choice except to capitulate? Or does he love the power he's holding over me?

What Divorcing Parents Need To Know About Their Special Needs Kids

Sherri Donovan, Esq. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Divorce
Sherri Donovan, Esq.

Divorced or never-married co-parents of a special needs child may face additional and substantial challenges, especially when their child requires lifelong care and support.