8 Court Tips: Surviving Your Day In Court

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It’s never easy walking into a courtroom for your divorce or child custody case. If this is the first time you’ve made a court appearance, there are likely a million thoughts racing through your mind. You might not know what to expect, and that uncertainty combined with the financial and


5 Snow Day Custody Exchange Tips

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As temperatures start to drop, it’s only a matter of time before that first big winter storm rolls through wiping out school for the day (or days). Nothing is more glorious for a child than a snow day, but it can cause all kinds of confusion for divorced parents.


Could Meaningful Child Support Reform Be On The Horizon?

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The modern child support system is critically flawed in numerous ways. Outdated gender biases that continue to stack the deck against fathers still pervade the system. Repeatedly, we see instances of well-intentioned dads kicked in the gut by the system despite their wishes to do whatever they can to help


DadsDivorce LIVE: Research Debunks Deadbeat Dad Myth

The term “deadbeat dad” evokes an image of a father willingly withholding financial and emotional support from his children and completely shunning his parental responsibilities. However, research regarding low-income noncustodial fathers indicates that the term doesn’t typically match with reality. University of North Carolina sociologist and demographer Jennifer Kane recently


New Study Further Debunks Deadbeat Dad Myth


The image of the deadbeat dad that skips child support payments, shuns his children and leaves a desperate single mom to fend for herself still looms large in society. However, a recent study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family provides even more evidence that the stereotype of a