Long story short: You file for divorce. After a long and acrimonious battle you go to court and your attorneys finally negotiate a settlement agreement- not the perfect agreement, but one that both you and your spouse can live with
If your child’s other parent was in prison and has now been paroled you may believe that you have a slam dunk case for sole custody. This may or may not be true- it depends on the crime that the other parent committed and the present circumstances.
As a family law attorney in Reno, divorced mother of one, married stepmother of one and mother of whom I will lovingly call the “linking child” (i.e. the child of a second marriage where one or both spouses have children from a prior marriage),
It is so easy to fall into the habit of villainizing, or even demonizing, your ex-spouse, your spouse’s ex-spouse or your ex-spouse’s new spouse.
Co-parenting during the holidays definitely presents some challenges. One such challenge is finding the time-share arrangement that will work for your co-parenting team.
Most parents would agree that there are few parenting decisions as important as those affecting the child’s education.
I was eight years old when I first realized that I could play my mom against my dad.
Couples experiencing severe marital problems may wish to physically separate but, given the financial crisis, can’t fathom trying to maintain two separate households.