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Let It (Parenting Time in Summer) Flow

Let It (Parenting Time in Summer) Flow

We are in the height of summer, and I hope my clients are feeling good and being flexible with their Parenting Time arrangements. I’m not saying divorced parents should throw out the parameters they established for co-parenting. I’m saying that when kids are out of...

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Focusing on Dads in Divorce Court

Focusing on Dads in Divorce Court

By Alisa Peskin-Shepherd For the longest time, mothers got custody automatically. But now, in an effort to correct a perceived injustice against men, courts and law firms alike are focusing on dads, circulating legislation to establish mandatory equal parenting time...

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How to Succeed at Coparenting

When people divorce, they are often so muddled, they can't figure out how to succeed at coparenting. But here are some tips for how to set yourself - and your ex - on the path for success because your kids deserve it. Be kind. Take 24 hours to cool down before you...

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Some Thoughts on Step-Parent Adoption

Some Thoughts on Step-Parent Adoption

November is National Adoption Month, and I thought it would be a great time to give a little love to the idea of step-parent adoption. Obviously, this can’t happen if the other parent is alive and well and retains shared custody over the children. Step-parent adoption...

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