Children always suffer emotional pain and conflict when their parents split up. As an attorney who devotes his career to helping men and fathers who are divorcing their spouse, I have seen this first hand. It happens especially in high conflict divorces or where the mother is a narcissist, and a wide range of studies […]
A growing number of divorced fathers in New Jersey want to be named as either the custodial parent or a co-parent of their children. But this is not always practical or possible, especially if dad travels a good deal for his work. Still, it is not uncommon for fathers to come back to us some […]
Telling children that their parents will be splitting up and living apart can be tricky. If you get it wrong, it can take a long time to repair the emotional damage. But there are some general guidelines fathers can follow when it is time to tell their kids.
As more and more divorced couples remarry, something I am hearing from divorced dads that we’ve represented in their divorce is that conflicts arise between them, their ex and her new spouse or partner, and children from the father’s first marriage. More often than not, the problems usually revolve around schooling. “My ex’s new husband […]
Divorce isn’t easy on anyone but it can be especially difficult for young children who may not be able to fully understand what is going on and why daddy is not around all of the time like he used to be. Yet a growing number of fathers want to be named the custodial parent of […]