As we all know, the end of the year brings with it all of the joys and excitement of the holiday season. Unless you are going through a divorce. Then it brings all of the “joys” and “excitement” of the holiday season. Here is an excerpt from an email I just sent a client ofContinue reading “Hunker Down – Here Come the Holidays!”
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Holidays and Who to Have Over
The holiday guest lists are being written. I love asking people whom they are going to see over the holidays because there are so often fun surprises tucked inside the “usual” family list. A few of my favorite answers I have heard include: * My husband and our kids, my 2 sisters, their husbands andContinue reading “Holidays and Who to Have Over”
Crazy is a relative term, so is normal
Question 1: When is it, in the divorce process, that one parent finally gets to teach the other parent the right way of parenting? Question 2: When in the divorce process does a judge finally tell one parent that he or she must act more like the other parent? Question 3: How many months intoContinue reading “Crazy is a relative term, so is normal”
What are the Different Types of Custody in a Divorce?
Custody is usually divided into legal and physical custody; each of which can be either joint (both parents together) or sole (one parent alone). For as long as the biological parents and their child are all living together, the parents share joint physical and legal custody. Once a parent re-locates; the custody questions need toContinue reading “What are the Different Types of Custody in a Divorce?”
What do kids want to know about divorce?
Children want to know a few things: whose fault is it, what can I do to make this stop, when will we be a family again. Parents have an obligation to have their children understand these responses: no matter whose fault it is, it is never, never the child’s fault and there is nothing theContinue reading “What do kids want to know about divorce?”
Will marriage matter for Owen Wilson’s baby?
Owen Wilson’s 5 month old son Robert and Robert’s mother Jade Duell are relocating to New York while Wilson remains in California, according to reports on Hollybaby.com, PerezHilton.com and popeater.com. The parents have apparently known each other for a little more than a year, having met on an airplane. Wilson announced that he was going to be aContinue reading “Will marriage matter for Owen Wilson’s baby?”