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Support Can Keep Us Together

Support Can Keep Us Together

It was uplifting to read this article in a recent edition of The New York Times to validate what I’ve always known: in order to succeed in our relationships and in our parenting, we must have support. Of course, when it’s two Olympic medalist-moms in question, many...

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Live and Let Live

Live and Let Live

What do you do when one parent doesn’t want to work with the other parent, post-divorce? As the lawyer, I try to explain to my client that the other parent is going to make their own choices and neither the divorce process nor the divorce itself is necessarily going...

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The Best Interests of the Kids

The Best Interests of the Kids

How is it determined what is in the best interests of the kids? This is a term that we throw around a lot in family law. From a legal standpoint, in court, a judge has 11 best interest factors to consider against the facts and circumstances of each case when making...

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Setting Boundaries: With Your Children

Setting Boundaries: With Your Children

Do you have good boundaries with your children? There is an art to being close but keeping an appropriate distance as the parent. When parents get divorced all of a sudden they either want to be best friends with their child or their child might want to be best...

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Setting Boundaries: With Your Ex’s Family

Setting Boundaries: With Your Ex’s Family

At this time of year, it can be hard to set boundaries – especially if the people you always celebrated with are no longer in your life. But it is important to be aware of what is appropriate and what is not once you separate or divorce. If you’ve been with somebody...

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