In the below news report, a journalist blames the family court rule that a child has the right to regular contact with both children for the “damage done” to women, mainly that their accusations of abuse don’t work to get the “abuser” out of the child’s life. While there are women who are genuinely in […]
The move in many states, such as in Colorado in the story linked below, to provide for more open access to birth records and adoption records, has had an effect that is all too rarely swept under the rug: allowing grown children whose mothers have removed them from their fathers lives, and had another man […]
You may have heard that starting this year you will need a passport to travel by air, even within the United States. While this is not accurate, what is true is that starting in 2018 (not 2016) you will need a compliant driver’s license or other ID card in order to travel by air, and […]
Now that ObamaCare has been in full swing for over a year, you may wonder how it affects divorced parents.
It is always the children that suffer the most when a marriage breaks down and separation or divorce is imminent. They become confused and insecure and their life seems as if it is in turmoil. Here we explain some of the issues from a child’s perspective.
Dear Esq., I am in Albuquerque, NM, and facing a relocation mediation situation sometime in October. From what I get from my lawyer, there is a “heavy burden of proof” on my ex and her husband of three weeks to show “compelling reason” for them to relocate my son to the Milwaukee area. From what […]
Dear Esq., I’m hoping you can send me in the right direction. I’m a single parent who has had primary custody of my five year old son for the past four and a half years. My ex-wife has now decided it is time to be a mother and is taking me to court next month […]
Dear Esq., How do we find an address for our missing grandson? Before custody papers were filed my son’s ex-girlfriend fled with his son. The courts, lawyers, and everyone we have talked to cannot help until he gets an address to serve her papers for visitation. How do we get an address? We know the […]
Dear Esq., I have been divorced since 2003 and previous to that separated since 2002. I went to court to get joint physical and legal custody since I thought it would be best for the children and the judge granted me this. I moved on with my life and married to a wonderful lady, but […]
Dear Esq., I went through a divorce about 3 years ago. Though the divorce was fairly painless, parenting issues have become tougher and tougher. I had moved to a different state for my job, and then returned home to where my son lived. His mother and I have joint custody of my son; however she […]