Understanding the Disneyland Dad

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By Katie Davis “You’re such a Disneyland Dad.” The term is thrown around quite a bit. Now, we even hear the term “Disneyland Mom” as well. But what does it really mean? Is it only used with feelings of resentment, or does it represent something bigger? Actually, this term has


Child Support Payments: How Much is Too Much?

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By Julie Garrison In the State of  California, a noncustodial dad making $3,000 a month may have to pay nearly half of what he makes in court-ordered support for his three children.  In other states, the scenario is similar. The payment amount is based on each parent’s income and the


What Should Be Covered in a Parenting Plan?

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By Julie Garrison Special to DadsDivorce.com If you have children, you will be required to prepare a parenting plan with your soon-to-be ex-wife. This is a good idea for many reasons. You will have your child custody arrangement and time allotment with your children spelled out on paper. Gone are


5 Rules To Swapping Parenting Time

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By Erik Carter Cordell & Cordell Divorce Attorney The custodial parent has custody of the child subject to the other parent’s parenting time rights. This means that the non-custodial parent has the right to the children during their specified parenting time; any other time must be by agreement with the