(918) 794-5587
Contact Us

Category Archives: Divorce

How Parents’ Behavior Affects Children During a Divorce

Posted By: Matt
Date: 10/21/2015
Category: Divorce

Co-authored by Sara Au If you’re divorcing, it’s very likely that your world is being rocked like no other time in your life. You may feel shell-shocked, unmoored, enraged or depressed. All of those feelings–and more–are completely normal, and you …

Read more

Divorce and the Grieving Process

Posted By: Matt
Date: 07/11/2013
Category: Divorce

Divorce and the Grieving Process Posted: 07/08/2013 7:39 pm While there may be disagreement regarding whether or not divorce in and of itself is damaging to children, the more the adults argue, especially about the children, the more likely it is …

Read more

Despite DNA, Dad’s Paternity Denied

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/30/2013
Category: Divorce Family Law

By Michael Lindenberger Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2008 For nearly two years, James Rhoades, a university librarian in Tallahassee, has been fighting to establish in law what science and fact already have shown beyond any doubt: He is the biological father …

Read more

Therapy Can Be an Important Part of the Divorce Process

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/17/2013
Category: Divorce Family Law

One of the things that I have noticed over the course of my career as a family law attorney is that people going through the divorce process have an unwillingness to go to therapy even though they could benefit greatly …

Read more

Parents With Disabilities Have Greater Risk of Losing Custody of Their Children

Posted By: Matt
Date:
Category: Divorce Family Law

A report from the National Council on Disability finds that parents with physical or mental disabilities have a greater risk of losing custody of their children. The study says that the U.S. legal system needs to provide more support for these parents. …

Read more

‘Divorce from hell’ began with $5,400 monthly alimony offer, ended with $1,500 installments

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/16/2013
Category: Divorce Family Law

A month after their 2008 divorce case was filed in Pinellas County, Fla., Terry Power offered to pay his wife of nearly 20 years $5,400 per month in alimony until he retired, and $50,000 in cash. He also was willing …

Read more

10 Top Ways to Fight Parental Alienation

Posted By: Matt
Date: 03/01/2013
Category: Divorce Family Law

There is much debate as to whether or not “parental alienation“ rises to the level of a definable mental illness often referred to as “parental alienation syndrome.”  At Mr. Custody Coach, we don’t much care about that part of the argument.  Reasonably intelligent …

Read more

Top Ten Reasons to Hire a Lawyer

Posted By: Matt
Date: 01/25/2013
Category: Divorce Family Law

Not every legal matter requires the use of an attorney. Fighting a speeding ticket and going to small claims courts are two examples. However, in many other situations involving a legal dispute, challenge, or deal, you may not wish to …

Read more

Boosting Parent/Child Communication After Your Divorce

Posted By: Matt
Date: 12/10/2012
Category: Divorce Family Law

Boosting Parent/Child Communication After Your Divorce It’s no secret that one of the biggest challenges a parent faces after divorce is communicating with your children. All parents struggle with communication issues as their children grow, but children who have had …

Read more

Special Needs Children and Divorce

Posted By: Matt
Date:
Category: Divorce Family Law

Special Needs Children and Divorce Posted on November 29, 2012 By Sherri Donovan (published in the New York Law Journal, November 15, 2012) Sherri Donovan is owner of Sherri Donovan & Associates and professor at the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced …

Read more

10 Top Ways to Fight Parental Alienation

Posted By: Matt
Date:
Category: Divorce Family Law

10 Top Ways to Fight Parental Alienation There is much debate as to whether or not “parental alienation“ rises to the level of a definable mental illness often referred to as “parental alienation syndrome.”  At Mr. Custody Coach, we don’t much care about …

Read more

What to Do When Co-Parenting Doesn’t Work

Posted By: Matt
Date: 10/24/2012
Category: Divorce Family Law

What to Do When Co-Parenting Doesn’t Work In a good-enough divorce, exes work through feelings of anger, betrayal and loss and arrive at a place of acceptance. Frustrations over the other parent’s values and choices are contained and pushed aside, …

Read more

Mediation Day!

Posted By: Matt
Date: 10/21/2012
Category: Divorce Family Law

Sherri Donovan, Esq. Divorce and Family Lawyer Celebrate Mediation Day: Top 10 Reasons To Mediate Your Divorce Posted: 10/18/2012 12:20 pm October 18, 2012 is Mediation Day. Mediation is a process for resolving conflict and coming to an agreement where decision-making …

Read more

Parental Alienation – Defined

Posted By: Matt
Date: 10/04/2012
Category: Divorce

What is Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS)? By JOHN M. GROHOL, PSYD Founder & Editor-in-Chief   Parental alienation syndrome is a term coined by the late forensic psychiatrist Richard Gardner to describe a phenomenon he witnessed where children were being turned against …

Read more

Parental Alienation

Posted By: Matt
Date:
Category: Divorce

Parental Alienation Not A Mental Disorder, American Psychiatric Association Says By DAVID CRARY 09/21/12 01:50 PM ET EDT NEW YORK — Rebuffing an intensive lobbying campaign, a task force of the American Psychiatric Association has decided not to list the disputed …

Read more

Email snooping

Posted By: Matt
Date: 07/25/2012
Category: Divorce

Ex-Spouse Hit With 20K in Damages for Email Eavesdropping – Klumb v. Goan [Post by Venkat Balasubramani] Klumb v. Goan, 09-cv-115 (E.D. Tenn.; July 19, 2012) Klumb, described by the court as “a wealthy man,” met and married Crystal Goan, a …

Read more

Should your children be involved in your divorce? NO!

Posted By: Matt
Date: 05/09/2012
Category: Divorce

Your Children – Should They Be Involved in Your Divorce? February 16th, 2012 The most important thing to understand as a parent going through a divorce is not to involve your children. No matter what the ages of your children, they …

Read more

Careful what you text!

Posted By: Matt
Date: 05/04/2012
Category: Divorce

Americans have learned to carefully craft their Facebook postings, and edit and spell-check e-mails. But apparently we don’t give text messages much thought, and they’re providing abundant and effective fodder for divorce attorneys. “A lot of people will draft a …

Read more

Posted By: Matt
Date: 05/01/2012
Category: Divorce

Things You Should Never Say To Your Divorce Lawyer Posted: 03/12/2012 3:10 am I have specialized in family law for over 40 years. I have seen almost every possible scenario, and I would like to share some things clients have …

Read more