Question: I share joint custody of my two children with my ex-wife, who is the custodial parent. She is dating a guy who has previously been convicted of child abuse.CONTINUE READING
4 Critical Mistakes To Avoid During Your Divorce
It’s commonly said that nobody wins in a divorce, but a person can certainly lose. The stakes in divorce can be quite high, and unfortunately there are many things you can do during the process to shoot yourself in the foot.CONTINUE READING
Will An Affair Affect Child Custody?
Question: My wife is having an affair. Will impact how the court decides custody of our kids?CONTINUE READING
Men’s Divorce Podcast: How Abuse And Neglect Affect Child Custody
Each month, the Cordell & Cordell Men’s Divorce Podcast features an in-depth discussion on specific issues that affect men going through divorce.CONTINUE READING
Can I Withhold Custody To Protect My Child?
Question: I would like to share custody of my daughter with my ex as I want our little girl to be able to spend time with her mother. However, multiple times my ex has tried to leave the state with her despite a temporary injunction that is in place that …CONTINUE READING
How Can I Protect My Kids From My Ex-Wife’s Boyfriend?
Question: My ex-wife recently started dating again. Several people have warned me that the man she is seeing has a reputation for being a heavy drinker and having a volatile temper. I asked my ex-wife about these rumors, but she blew them off as gossip. However, after searching his name …CONTINUE READING
Breaking Up With Addiction: Divorcing An Addict
Having a spouse who is battling addiction or alcoholism can take a brutal toll on a marriage. Sometimes, the only way to end that fight is with divorce. Many people don’t realize their partner is an addict when they say their wedding vows. Other times, the addiction is something that …CONTINUE READING
Parental Alienation Considered A Threat To Public Health
Many aspects of divorce can be heartbreaking, but perhaps nothing is more tragic than when an innocent child is turned against a loving parent. Sadly, it is common for one parent to work to undermine the relationship their child has with the other parent thus putting the child directly in …CONTINUE READING
Can Recordings And Text Messages Be Used As Evidence?
Question: I recorded a conversation with my ex-wife that proves she is putting our children in danger. Can those recordings be used as evidence at an objection hearing? I also have text messages from her that prove she is using drugs and an unfit parent.CONTINUE READING
Should I Leave The Marital Home With The Kids To Escape Abuse?
Question: My wife is constantly abusive towards me and I feel I need to leave the house as soon as possible. However, I do not want to leave my children behind. Should I move out and take my kids with me? What are the legal ramifications of doing so?CONTINUE READING