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EPITAPH: Madeline Lamb 1940-2012

Posted in Practice Issues

When I started to write for this blog a few years ago I promised myself that this was not going to become some kind of personal journal.  I had seen others do it and I did not like what I read; unprofessional. A month ago I wrote the piece appended to this submission based on… Continue Reading

TIL DEATH, NOT DIVORCE, DO US PART

Posted in Divorce

Researchers from the University of Missouri published the results of an interesting study recently, which examined a group of women who found themselves caring for their ill ex-husbands. Some of the women separated from their ex-spouses decades before and suffered brutal and bitter divorces. Yet each of these women chose to set aside her anger and emotional… Continue Reading

STUDY SHOWS THAT NON-RESIDENT FATHERS ARE INCREASINGLY INVOLVED WITH THE CHILDREN

Posted in Custody

With statistics indicating that roughly half of all marriages end in divorce, it is not surprisingly that half of all children in the United States will grow up with their father’s living elsewhere. Those statistics include all children, not just those of divorced parents, as recent studies by Penn State University sociologists and demographers Valarie King… Continue Reading

HOW MANY ARE TOO MANY?

Posted in Custody

One of the most highly publicized stories this year concerns the mother who gave birth to octuplets after in vitro fertilization and implantation. She already had six other children which were conceived in the same way. Legal, medical and social issues were raised by reporters and commentators. The amount of publicity regarding the birth continues to grow. As… Continue Reading

MERRY ????? HAPPY????? HOLIDAY????

Posted in Custody

I handle a lot of custody matters. At this time of year, families where the parents and/or grandparents are not living together have similar and stressful issues. Everyone wants their child’s holiday to be a happy and memorable one. After 2 decades of working with children and families and after consulting with child psychologists about what children need,… Continue Reading