Getting Schooled

If you live in the northern suburbs and are considering a divorce, have gone through a divorce, or have been affected by a divorce, odds are you are familiar with the Lilac Tree. The Lilac Tree is a not-for-profit that provides information, resources, and the like to women who are…

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Is Parenting A Right?

No, it’s not. Here’s why (in brief): Rights cannot (or really should not) be violated. A U.S. citizen’s right to due process presumably cannot be thrown out or ignored. Obviously this is a bit more complicated, but for the purposes of this conversation, it’s apt. A parent’s relationship with a…

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Divorce Humor… Anyone?…Anyone?

There is a cottage industry of divorce humor websites, books, etc. that appeal to the recently divorced or separated. That’s wonderful. Laughter can be so cathartic and most people don’t want to read another “optimized blog post” full of advice on how to hire a lawyer or what the collaborative…

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Estate Planning For Blended Families Is A Big Deal

I am going to guess that most people reading this post have no clue that I contribute to the very excellent Support For Stepdads blog. I do and have contributed a few posts thus far. I just received word that my most recent post about estate planning for blended families was…

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