Divorce Parenting Plans

Divorce is the formal legal dissolution of a marriage. The divorce process implicates many diverse areas of the law including, but not limited to, real estate, wills and trusts, child custody, and tax.
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The 10 things about family law a lawyer must know to survive Street Law

A lawyer needs to understand the first law of thermonuclear dynamics – energy can neither be created nor destroyed; it is merely transferred or converted from one object to another. That’s what emotions are like. My...more

More Than Surviving A Divorce With Children: The Benefits of Co-Parent Counseling

Co-parent counseling: counseling focused on assisting parents in the process of sharing responsibility for raising children in an environment that promotes healing, cooperation and growth. As a family law attorney, I...more

10 Tips for Drafting a Parenting Plan

When parents don’t agree on a child custody issue, the parenting plan is the tiebreaker. Given this power, family law attorneys need to draft parenting plans with the utmost care to make sure that uncertainty and ambiguity...more

Parenting Plan Mediation Helps Kids

Discussion about parenting plan mediation generally focuses on the people at the table – the parents. Those parents who reach agreement express satisfaction. They save time and money by avoiding further action in court. They...more

School Bells are Ringing: Scheduling the Children’s Activities

If you are a divorced or separated parent, it time to think about the upcoming school year. Children, like adults, often have highly scheduled lives. This can create great conflict and confusion for divorced and separated...more

Divorce Can Make a Better Parent

Let’s leave out of this discussion those cases where a parent abuses drugs or alcohol, is a perpetrator of domestic violence, or worse. These are a minority of custody cases and deserve an entirely different discussion. ...more

5 Tips on Co-Parenting at the Beginning of Your Divorce

Many of you will end up being able to co-parent admirably, and this will include many of you who are struggling with the tough initial stages of working out a co-parenting arrangement. If no one is pathological, then time...more

Co-Parenting Often Means Making the Relationship A Priority

E! News host Giuliana Rancic has found herself in the middle of a controversy over a comment she recently made about marriage and parenthood. Rancic said she and her husband Bill put their relationship first and their son...more

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