The decision in a new Florida case has made it easier for biological dads to have a chance at custody, but it won’t be as simple as showing up to court.
In Israel, mothers automatically receive custody of children under age six thanks to the Tender Years Clause. Women’s groups vehemently opposed attempts to lower the age last year. It’s a fight that frustrated men and women who are fighting for the best interests of Israeli children.
Issues of custody and parental rights are almost invariably the most important, emotional, and high-stakes components of divorce proceedings. Money can be lost or spent, then regained, and real estate and vehicles can be replaced, but there is no substitute for access to one’s children.
Super Lawyers recognized Alan Hoffenberg and Gloria Block, cofounders of Hoffenberg & Block LLC for decades of outstanding work. The directory listed an addition three attorneys from the firm as “Rising Stars.” Combined, the firm represents more than 100 years of experience in family law.
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A new law hopes to help Kentucky kids stay connected with both of their parents after divorce by requiring judges to assign joint custody whenever possible.
The National Parents Organization has polled the American public in several states and found that the vast majority, over 70%, support joint physical custody after divorce whenever possible. Increasingly, old fashioned ideas have fallen out of favor — that children belong with their nurturing, caregiver mothers, while the role of the father is to provide […]
In a novel twist, a mother in North Carolina was jailed after having the divorced couple’s daughter baptized without the father’s permission. What makes this situation so unique is not only that the mother was sentenced and jailed, but also that while the parents actually agreed in principle that they wanted their daughter to be […]
The state of Mississippi just received a new fathers’ rights gift: a branch of Cordell & Cordell – the law firm that has made a name for itself by focusing on family law for men.