Adoption System Nearly Robs Father Of Daughter


Recently, the Atlantic published a captivating story written by Syracuse University law professor Kevin Noble Maillard about the child custody case of Christopher Emanuel. The story exposes how the adoption system can potentially rob a caring and loving father of all his parental rights before he even knows what hit


Seeking Child Custody As An Unwed Father

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Men often face an uphill battle in family courts because of antiquated gender stereotypes, but that hill is even steeper for unwed fathers seeking custody of their children. Over the last 50 years, the number of children born to unmarried parents has exploded. Since 1960, the share of births to


DadsDivorce LIVE: Shared Parenting Breakthrough In Utah

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Across the country, there is a movement to enact shared parenting laws that would help level the custody playing field for divorced parents. The shared parenting movement achieved a significant breakthrough last month when House Bill 35 went into effect. The bill combats the outdated family court tradition of awarding


More States Considering Shared-Parenting Legislation

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There has been a strong push in many states during the first half of 2015 to implement more balanced child custody laws that would lead to more equal parenting time after divorce. The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted this movement and noted that nearly 20 states are considering measures that would


Video: Cordell & Cordell News – April 3, 2015


Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell posted an appearances Principal Partner Joe Cordell recently made on Phoenix Money Radio’s


Who Decides A Child’s Religion After Divorce?

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Over the last 30 years, the number of custody disputes involving religion has exploded. In previous generations, sole custody was almost always awarded to the mother, who would have the right to determine the child’s religious upbringing. Now, with more and more parents involved in raising children post-divorce, courts are