Helping Your Child Through Your Divorce

Extensive research suggests that for children of divorce, what is most damaging is the experience of their parents fighting. How children adjust and fare after a divorce is closely linked to how their parents get along with each other. Those children whose parents are civil and demonstrate

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Your Way, My Way, Our Way, Three Way, Anyway: The Benefits of Collaborative Practice for Non-Traditional Families

Whether you grew up watching 90210, Real World or MTV Beach House, today’s modern families are evolving beyond what was even in the 1990’s considered abhorrent or abnormal family life given that these shows addressed such topics as homosexuality, bisexuality, AIDS, drugs, addiction and abortion. Same sex

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HELL, NO!

HE SAID: I want my kids 50% of the time. SHE SAID: Over my dead body! Be careful what you wish for! Our court system is overloaded with parents who would rather entrust their children’s lives to a perfect stranger in a black robe, rather than figure

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Never Too Old to Hurt From Parents’ Divorce

By Jane Gordon Julien April 21, 2016, New York Times.  In the room that would be the scene of Lisa George’s divorce in 2012, Ms. George, now 59, was seated on the same side of the table as her about-to-be-ex-husband. Each of their divorce lawyers slid into seats

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Two Dads and a Mom

By Ellen S. Fischer, Esquire, Collaborative Law Professionals of Southeastern Pennsylvania. The definition of a family is rapidly changing. It has become ordinary for two parent households to consist of either a mom and a dad or two dads or two moms. But now there are three

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