It has been three years. Three years and thousands of dollars in legal fees. Three precious years in the life of a little boy.
Paternity is a major problem area in family courts, whether you are talking about issues pertaining to fraud or biological fathers obstructed from having a relationship with their children. Unfortunately, there is little being done to fix these matters.
Children need and deserve parents who acted lawfully, morally and lovingly from the onset and clearly demonstrated their
Through the first half of 2015, there has been a strong push across the country to implement more balanced child custody laws that would lead to more equal parenting time following divorce.
Here are three key ways to achieve a child custody settlement with your former spouse that respects your child's relationships with both of you.
Two days before my mother died from cancer she asked, "You won't be contacting your father, will you?" They had been divorced 37 years but their animosity toward each other never waned. "Really? This isn't important right now mom."
When you go before the judge, what is fair and just sometimes does not translate through the law.
What makes a father? Biology? Intention? Months of changing diapers and singing lullabies? Watch Sporn tell his story on
There is another story we must tell in this complicated scenario: the positive one where a father who abandons his children does not have the power to annihilate their futures.
While our society has mostly embraced women in the workplace, it continues to place the majority of the parenting role on the mothers. This is particularly true after a divorce, making it essential that divorcing moms get the best possible settlements for the future of their families.