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How to Recognize Parental Alienation

After a divorce or separation involving children, it’s hard for both parents and children. Parents are dealing with stress and change, and children can react to a divorce and the feelings of their parents in many different ways. A child may resent their parents after a divorce or become closed off from them. Parents have to learn to deal with their own emotions after a divorce and help their children through it. If a child blames one of their parents for the divorce, it can make everything much harder on the parent and child. Co-parents can also have potentially negative


How Can Social Media Hurt Fathers in a Divorce?

The decision to get a divorce is a hard one, especially when you have children. Parents have to deal with several family court cases, and it can be overwhelming. Though difficult, it’s essential for parents to think about how their actions outside of mediation or litigation can impact a divorce and/or custody case. Many people spend their free time texting, on social media, or otherwise on a phone or computer. Parents involved in a divorce case have to exercise more care when existing online. Though there is little wrong with being on social media or having an online presence during


What Makes a Parent Unfit for Custody?

Both parents of a child in a custody determination want to spend as much time with their children as possible. If you and your ex-spouse or co-parent are contentious, it can make custody proceedings even more stressful.  In most Midwest states, the court determines child custody based on the child’s interests. In most cases, the court believes it is in the child’s interests to have as much quality time with both parents as possible. However, this is not true of every situation, such as if one parent is deemed unfit. A parent isn’t deemed unfit for not being the perfect


What Fathers Struggling to Pay Child Support Can Do

For fathers who have a responsibility to pay child support to their ex-spouse, it can sometimes be difficult to meet child support payments. This may be because of a job loss or a sudden healthcare emergency. It’s important that fathers who are struggling to make payments are aware of what they need to do. Failing to make support payments can have serious consequences if you don’t take any steps to remedy the situation. Notify the Court About Your Situation It’s essential that the first step you take is to tell the court about your financial circumstances. When a support order


How a Strong Estate Plan Can Benefit Single Fathers

Being a father is challenging, especially after a divorce. Many fathers feel lost, confused, and ashamed after going through the divorce process, despite the fact that a divorce is not an indication of failure. During this raw emotional time, it can be difficult to think about your own death. However, it is important for your children that you do so. Making a valid estate plan with the help of an attorney can protect your assets and your children for many years after you are gone. Estate plans may seem complicated, but in reality, they are extremely beneficial. Our team at


Navigating Divorce With Kids: A Father’s Guide to Open Communication

Divorce can be an incredibly challenging time for parents. It can be especially difficult for children. As a father, navigating this process with care and consideration for your kids is critical. One of the most important things you can do during a divorce is to maintain open communication with your children. Be Honest With Your Kids Acknowledge the situation. Answer their questions honestly. Avoid blame and criticism. The first step to maintaining open communication with your kids during a divorce is to be honest with them. Kids are perceptive, and they will likely sense that something is going on even


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