Parenting Planning: Things to Be Aware Of

Parenting Planning: Things to Be Aware Of

When it comes time to begin building out your parenting plan, the possible combinations of choices are literally endless. Here are just some of the topics that you’ll need to discuss and agree upon:  Parenting time ratios – 50/50? 60/40?Parenting time logistics –...
What is Co-Parenting and Why Do You Have to Do It?

What is Co-Parenting and Why Do You Have to Do It?

Having and raising children is a challenge.  Having to co-parent children during separation or divorce can feel impossible.  Children see and hear the sadness and anger taking place around them.  Parents don’t always think about what is in the best interests of the...
Divorce: Dividing the House and Other Assets

Divorce: Dividing the House and Other Assets

Psychiatrists and psychologists rank divorce as the second most stressful life event behind the death of a spouse. In a divorce, one of the most frustrating parts of the process involves the division of the family’s assets. Both spouses are concerned about how they...
Child Custody Disputes-The Saddest Battle

Child Custody Disputes-The Saddest Battle

One of my favorite assignments as a board-certified family lawyer was being chosen by a family court judge to represent a child whose parents were divorcing.  The reason the courts appoint attorneys for children whose parents cannot agree on post-divorce care and...