Agency vs Attorney-Which is best when adopting?


When it comes to adopting a child, there are two main ways to go about it: through an adoption agency or with the help of an attorney. Both have pros and cons, so it’s important to weigh your options before deciding. Adoption agencies are typically run by social workers who are experienced in the adoption […]

Will the Mother Always Win Sole Custody?


It’s a common misconception that mothers always win in custody battles. However, there is no guarantee that a particular parent will be awarded custody of their child. The outcome of a custody case can depend on many factors, including: • The laws of the state where the lawsuit is filed. • The strength of each […]

I Got Served with Divorce Papers, What Now?

If you have been served with divorce papers, then you need to handle things seriously and make the right, smart decisions that will be in your best interest. Even if you’re expecting a divorce, remember that the way that you respond can completely impact the outcome of your case. We know, dealing with divorce papers […]

What is a Father’s Rights Lawyer?

Fathers play a pivotal role in the emotional development of their kids, but some of them must fight for their rights with a father’s rights lawyer. According to research from the Children’s Bureau, kids with involved and present fathers are more likely to be secure, both mentally and emotionally, have increased confidence, and have better […]

Successful Co-Parenting When Your Kids Live Out of State

In a perfect world, couples that share children and are divorced or separated would remain living close to each other. Living in different homes is difficult enough for kids, let alone a completely different state. Despite this, life happens, and life sometimes takes one or both parents away. Do you and your ex share custody […]

Five Things to Tell Your Kids When Divorcing

The time surrounding a divorce is full of many different emotions for everyone involved. Kids have a particularly difficult time understanding the split and are confused as their family goes from one unit to something different. To help them grasp the situation, take time to talk with your kids in an age-appropriate way to help […]

Signs of Effective Co-Parenting

Getting to the point where you and your ex-spouse are co-parenting well is an exciting landmark. It takes a lot of hard work and respect to get there. It is a sign that you and your ex are co-parenting effectively. There may be room for improvement periodically, but take a moment to notice what is […]

The Dangers of Kids and Divorce

Divorce is a difficult time for you, your spouse, and your children. Not only are you and your spouse developing new ways to communicate with one another during the process of divorce, but are developing new ways to parent your children. Children can be resilient, and with the right support, they will likely perceive the […]

How to Make Divorce Easier on Your Children

If you’re considering divorcing your spouse, you’ve probably realized by now that there’s no easy way to break the news to your children. When you tell your children about the divorce, your goal should be to lend comfort to your kids—not confusion. Although having this difficult conversation will sting, it’s best to be upfront about […]