Custody

WHY YOU MAY NEED A TEMPORARY PARENTING PLAN!

When you and your spouse have decided to divorce, emotions tend to take control of how individuals behave. You may have the best intentions of being amicable and fair, especially when it comes to dividing your time with your children. Recently, I had a client who was under the impression both he and his wife …

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HOW WILL MENTAL ILLNESS AFFECT MY DIVORCE?

Divorce has never been easy. It involves going through tremendous amounts of pain, struggling with mental and physical health, and managing other aspects of divorce when you have no energy left. It can strike even worse the people who are already suffering from mental health issues. For such people, the process can be a little …

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HOW TO DIVORCE AN ALCOHOLIC SPOUSE!

Alcoholism affects marriage in so many ways and deciding to divorce a partner who has alcohol use disorder can feel emotionally draining, scary, and overwhelming. Keep in mind that the divorce and recovery process for you may take longer than anticipated and you must have a healthy self-care routine, as well as a strong support …

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BEING A GOOD FATHER DESPITE HAVING A BAD ONE YOURSELF!

A few weeks ago, I had a consultation with a gentleman who reached out to me for help to both navigate his divorce and improve his co-parenting relationship with his wife. His parenting concerns were a bit unusual. As we discussed his fears, he did not know if he would be a good father due …

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CUSTODIAL vs. NON-CUSTODIAL PARENT; A SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY FOR FATHERS?

I want you to think about this; when we put labels on parents such as “custodial” and “non-custodial” would you agree that we are creating a winner and a loser? I think it’s also safe to say we are also an image in the mind of the child, such as “my dad lost in the …

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