A Grandparent’s Right To Custody

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Question: My 3-year-old grandson has lived with me for the majority of his life because his mother (my daughter) is homeless and his father has not been in the picture. Now, his dad has reappeared and says he wants custody. What rights does he have as the child’s father? Do

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Deconstructing The Myth Of The ‘Deadbeat Dad’

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One of the fatal flaws of the child support system is that it takes a collect-at-all-costs approach to gathering payments from the payor. It’s essentially, “pay or else,” which causes catastrophic problems for families if a parent ever falls behind on payments. Say a father unexpectedly loses his job and

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DadsDivorce Wishes You A Happy Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is a holiday set aside to recognize the unique contributions you make to your children’s lives all year long. Every single day you sacrifice and offer love and support that is essential to your family’s well-being. Those efforts might go overlooked more than they should, but you should

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Video: Tips To Become A Better Co-Parent

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Odds are, you and your ex have your fair share of disagreements. (That is, after all, why you divorced.) That’s natural, but when you have kids then it is your responsibility to do whatever you can to foster a healthy a productive co-parenting relationship with your former spouse. 

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Avoid These Common Summer Parenting Time Issues

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School will soon dismiss for the summer (if it hasn’t already) and your kids will joyously rush home for three months of freedom. Long days of warm weather and memorable summer road trips are hopefully in their near future. All of us can likely look back on the summers of

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