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The Reasons Behind Cecilia Cheung and Nicholas Tse's Divorce

AsiaToday | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - The reason for the divorce between Chinese superstars Cecilia Cheung (36) and Nicholas Tse (36) is...

Chobani To Start Offering Paid Family Leave To All Its Employees

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.06.2016 | Home

Starting next year, workers at yogurt maker Chobani will be eligible for six weeks of paid parental leave when they have a child ― and it won’t ma...

DNA Doesn't Make a Dad: An Open Letter to the Stranger Who Calls Himself My Dad

Erin Johnson | Posted 04.08.2016 | Home
Erin Johnson

Image from Shutterstock I never thought my life would resemble an episode of the Maury show. At 35, the last thing you expect is to get a phone call...

Mom-To-Be Breaks Big News To Husband With Airplane Pilot's Help

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.01.2016 | Home

A dad-to-be is on cloud nine after learning his wife was pregnant while they were flying high in the sky. Lisa Sadiwnyk enlisted the help of an Americ...

Problems With Paternity: Fraud To Securing Parental Rights

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 02.18.2017 | Home
Joseph E. Cordell

Paternity is a major problem area in family courts, whether you are talking about issues pertaining to fraud or biological fathers obstructed from having a relationship with their children. Unfortunately, there is little being done to fix these matters.

A Legal Overview of Child Custody and Support in Divorce Cases

Brad Reid | Posted 06.24.2016 | Home
Brad Reid

The overarching legal standard in situations involving children is "the best interest of the child." This standard invites a broad factual inquiry. Under this umbrella, couples in child custody contests present negative evidence concerning each others conduct.

The Early Bird Gets the Sperm ... to the Egg

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.11.2016 | Home
Rob Brooks

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Before morning has broken, and some time before blackbird has spoken, songbirds rise for sex. And a clever new experiment reveals just how important it is for male songbirds not to sleep in.

How to Win More Time with Your Kids This Summer

Stann Givens | Posted 05.27.2016 | Home
Stann Givens

Children all over the U.S. are finishing school and making plans for the summer. For families going through a divorce, this normally relaxing time of year can be the most stressful.

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

Mark Baer | Posted 06.21.2015 | Home
Mark Baer

I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer.

Iran Cares More About New Mothers Than the United States

Kurt A. Gardinier | Posted 02.14.2015 | Home
Kurt A. Gardinier

The United States is the only developed country in the world without paid maternity leave. The only one.

How To Select The Best Mediator Is a Must Read for Everyone

Mark Baer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Home
Mark Baer

I cannot thank Mr. Peters enough for putting so much effort into writing such an outstanding book and highly recommend that every professional involved in dispute and/or conflict resolution and everyone involved in a dispute and/or conflict take the time to read this book.

Tools for a Successful Parenting Arrangement in Divorce

Stann Givens | Posted 12.14.2014 | Home
Stann Givens

Nothing is more important than your children. If you are involved in a lawsuit involving your children, whether it be a divorce or paternity litigation, often the most difficult issues involve the future parenting arrangement.

The One Thing That Would Help New Dads Become Better Fathers

Jeff Bogle | Posted 08.12.2014 | Home
Jeff Bogle

It's simple, really. There's one thing that would help new dads become better fathers: Paternity Leave.

Is the Home Paternity Test a "Game Changer?"

Mark Baer | Posted 06.20.2014 | Home
Mark Baer

On May 26, 2012, I published an article titled "A Family Is Created When a 'Child Happens' from Non-Relationship Sexual Intimacy. In that article, I ...

Another Blow to Fathers' Rights; Dad Barred From Delivery Room

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 05.25.2014 | Home
Joseph E. Cordell

Under current law, unwed fathers face a long and difficult battle to gain even the most basic of parental rights.

Tyler Perry Is Now a Fatherless Son

Kyle McMahon | Posted 05.19.2014 | Home
Kyle McMahon

Tyler Perry is no stranger to biological father issues. He has spoken candidly about the issues stemming from growing up with his abusive father, Emmitt. The horrendous emotional and physical abuse Perry suffered not only drew him to change his own name from Emmitt to Tyler, but had him on the brink of suicide at age 10. The only problem? Perry has just discovered that this man is not his biological father.

Chinese Tribe Without Marriage Points to Future

Nigel Barber | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Nigel Barber

The Mosuo people of southwest China do not marry and fathers do not live with, or support, children. Do the Mosuo anticipate a global future where no one marries?

Idris On Paternity Results: I Took A Punch In The Face

Posted 09.27.2013 | Home

--Golden Globe award-winning actor, Idris Elba opens up about facing public humiliation stemming from paternity results. (GQ Magazine) More No...

Have You Got the Balls to Be a Good Dad?

Rob Brooks | Posted 11.13.2013 | Home
Rob Brooks

Evolutionary theory certainly can illuminate why fathers don't all invest equally. And an intriguing study, published this month, supports the idea of a biological continuum between high and low-investing fathers.

'Outrageous' Law Forced Him To Pay Child Support For Another Man's Baby

Posted 07.29.2013 | Home

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 separate...

When Foster Care Becomes Fatal

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 09.08.2013 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

Armed with virtually no information about Mr. Roland other than the fact that he was the child's biological father, a case worker reportedly recommended that the child be given to Roland. Shortly after she was delivered to the hands of Roland, he murdered her.

Children and Families Need to Be the Number One Priority in Our Society

Mark Baer | Posted 08.03.2013 | Home
Mark Baer

Children and families need to be the number one priority in our society. Currently, we only pay lip service to such things. Our children are our future. Isn't it time that we reflect on our true values as a society?

What Does Mediation Really Mean?

Mark Baer | Posted 07.29.2013 | Home
Mark Baer

Those involved in the legal system have created confusion in the marketplace regarding the concept of mediation itself. If those involved in the legal system don't know what mediation is supposed to be, how can we expect the general public to grasp the concept?

The Most Brutal Jenelle Fight Yet

Sydney Levin | Posted 06.22.2013 | Home
Sydney Levin

It's finally Aubree's third birthday, and Chelsea's perpetuating socially accepted gender roles and female passivity by renting a big, bouncy princess castle! Elsewhere, Jenelle and Bahhbrahh have a fight.

Nice Day For A White Trash Wedding

Sydney Levin | Posted 04.16.2013 | Home
Sydney Levin

The day of the wedding, Leah and Jeremy flout the rules and hang out. She must be super sure of their relationship now 'cause she's plucked her eyebrows like a woman with nothing to lose.