Seeking Child Custody As An Unwed Father


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


The Nuclear Weapon Of Divorce: Orders Of Protection

orders of protection

Last week, Cordell & Cordell principal partner Joe Cordell fielded questions from callers on the Charlie Brennan Show on KMOX NewsRadio in St. Louis. One of the questions concerned orders of protection. A caller described how when he started the divorce process his attorney warned him that his wife could


Collecting Child Support On Two Separate Court Orders

divorce lawyer Kristen Buzzelli

Question: My divorce case was dismissed, but I have had to continue paying child support awarded through the temporary order. She also recently asked for and was awarded a plenary order of protection that includes another award of child support on this order. Can she collect child support on both