Children of Divorce During the Holidays

Parents going through a divorce with their child

Divorce affects children in many ways. The feelings of loss that accompany a divorce are heightened around the holidays, when kids are forced to adjust to life with only one parent at a time. With the holiday season approaching, there‚Äôs potential for stress and conflict over visitation schedules, but it is important that you put […]

Why Family Courts Should Not Order Equal Periods of Child Possession

tug of war

As the old saying goes, “be careful for what you ask for.” I’ve spent years complaining that our family court judges are out of touch with modern family life in their refusal to order equal periods of possession in child custody cases.  The rule at the courthouse has always been that no judge would order […]

How to tell your spouse you’re getting a divorce

Demanding Divorce

So, you’ve decided it’s time to move forward with your divorce…. it’s the first of many decisions you’ll make as you unwind your marriage and move on. The next decision is how to tell your spouse you’ve file a petition for divorce in court. Before you decide, you should know these few legal points. A […]