Parenting On Your Own: Tips for a Single Parent

Raising children alone, without a co-parent can be extremely difficult. You don’t have any one to discuss major decisions with or to share concerns with. Nothing is easy when you’re raising a child alone, even if your child is financially supported by the other parent. Our child custody attorney has worked with many families in […]

Written by on October 15, 2015

How Can You Reduce Child Custody Conflict With Your Ex-Spouse?

Conflict will always be present in life, this is especially the case when you have gone through a divorce and are both continuing to raise a child or children together. When dealing with an ex-spouse it can be difficult to put your differences aside, but when it comes to raising children you don’t have a […]

Written by on September 30, 2015

Joint Custody Schedules That Could Work For Your Family

When setting up your appointment with your child custody attorney or mediator it’s best to think about all of your co-parenting or visitation options ahead of time to ensure minimal conflict and to move the process along faster. Below we have some examples of schedules that are already working great for parents. We hope this […]

Written by on September 15, 2015

How Important are Dads? [Infographic]

A common misconception is that the only “happy families” are 2 parents, still married and living together under one roof. However, each family is unique and it’s completely possible to be divorced and raise happy, well-rounded and healthy children. However, studies show that after a divorce it’s most common for children to see their father less often than their […]

Written by on August 15, 2015

When Did Collaborative Divorce Get It’s Start?

What exactly is a “Collaborative Divorce”? When you hear about someone getting a divorce, you probably picture a courtroom and a lot of ill will. It is the most common form of divorce, but it is not by any means the best or only way to go about it. A Collaborative Divorce is a form […]

Written by on June 12, 2015

What are the Benefits of a Collaborative Divorce?

Divorces are a necessary tool for getting out of a bad situation but they are not exactly pleasant. A standard divorce is extremely confrontational, so a lot of stress and hurt feelings are generated while you and your spouse fight over everything. In the 1990s, a group of attorneys got together to try to find […]

Written by on March 3, 2015

How to Tell Your Children That You're Getting a Divorce

When it comes time to tell your children about your divorce, you need to walk a very fine line. You shouldn’t lie to your children but you definitely don’t want to give them details that they aren’t ready for. When you prepare yourself for the talk, make sure you have a game plan going in. […]

Written by on October 30, 2014

How Does Divorce Effect Children?

If handled correctly, your divorce will affect your children as little as possible. It doesn’t often play out that way though. Many parents make the mistake of dragging their kids into the middle of a divorce and using them as weapons against each other. There is a better way to handle a divorce proceeding and […]

Written by on October 20, 2014