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MLB Player Miguel Cabrera in Court Over Child Support
Tigers first baseman/DH Miguel Cabrera is being sued by a woman from Orlando, Florida who claims that he "unilaterally" reduced the amount of his monthly child support payments, Tony Paul of The Detroit News reports. Cabrera, who has three children with his wife Rosangel, also had two children with Belkies Mariela Rodriguez in 2013 and...[ CONTINUE READING ]
Back to School Tips for Co-Parents
The new school year is quickly approaching and it's time to start preparing. If you, as co-parents, are both active in your child's life, this can be a challenging task. Preparing your child for a new school year requires a lot of coordination and cooperation between you and the other parent. This is an important...[ CONTINUE READING ]
5 Tips for Surviving Joint Custody with a Combative Ex
When we finish up a "high conflict" custody case in which my client is dealing with a very combative other parent, I always just know that my client is going to have a very rough road ahead for the next 18 or so years. The following article, from Divorcedmoms.com is by Shanon Lee and it...[ CONTINUE READING ]
Nesting: Is It the Best Arrangement for the Kids?
The following article is from the NY Times, about a concept called "nesting". I have had some clients try it and to be honest, it didn't seem like it worked well for anything but a very temporary basis. Nesting started in cities like New York, where real estate is SO expensive that divorcing parents couldn't...[ CONTINUE READING ]
“MY DIVORCE IS UNCONTESTED”, OR IS IT?
Most everyone probably has heard that an uncontested divorce can save people a ton of time, money and aggravation, so it is usually the goal of at least one of the parties to the divorce. Because of that, many people call me and tell me that they need to hire me to do a non-contested...[ CONTINUE READING ]
MY SPOUSE AND I ARE GETTING DIVORCED… WHO GETS ROVER???
I often have clients ask me how "Custody" of pets will be handled. Can we do a custody schedule for who the dog is with? Will the pets travel back and forth with the kids? And what about a situation where a pet is old or sickly and has high medical bills? Is it fair...[ CONTINUE READING ]
Really Bad Divorce Advice….
This is an article from Huffington Post contributor Jackie Pilossoph, and I could not agree more with it: This is a piece of divorce advice from one divorced man to another: "Separate yourself as fast as you can. Limit your contact as much as you can. With kids it's tough but try not to communicate....[ CONTINUE READING ]
Missouri Family Law Basics
Whether you are going through a divorce, a modification of a divorce or a child custody dispute, you should know some of the basics of Missouri family law before you meet with an attorney. Missouri family law is the area of law that covers such domestic-related issues as divorce, child support, paternity and child custody....[ CONTINUE READING ]
Child Custody Classifications Defined- Finally!!!
When people are getting divorced or dealing with child custody issues there is often the question of: JOINT CUSTODY OR SOLE CUSTODY??? For years in the State of Missouri, the label just didn't matter. A man would get his kids every other weekend from Friday night to Sunday night and we would still check...[ CONTINUE READING ]