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What is an “Unfit Parent?”

Even the best parents have insecurities about how they are performing in that role. It’s easy to wonder if you are being too strict, or too lenient,… Read More
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How Can a Mother Lose Custody of Her Child?

In decades past, it was common for mothers to be granted custody of the children in a divorce, with fathers being given “visitation,” having the c… Read More
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Caring for a Nonbinary or Transgender Child

Every parent, as soon as they find out they are going to have a child, imagines what that child will be like. We imagine who they’ll look like, what… Read More
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The Importance of Setting Up a Trust for a Child

When you picture a child who has a trust fund, you probably envision someone who is wealthy, spoiled, and entitled. If that’s the image in your head… Read More
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Dealing With a Crying Child at Parenting Time Transition

Transitions can be difficult for children, especially young children or kids with anxiety issues. One of the most difficult transitions for children c… Read More
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Why Unmarried Parents in Minnesota Need an Agreement

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This quote was probably coined for the business world, but it applies in a lot of other settings, too—i… Read More
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How Divorce Affects Your Estate Plan (What to Do and When)

You may have heard that you should update your estate plan after every major life change, such as marriage or the birth of a child. Divorce is no diff… Read More
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Protect Your Rights as the Non-Biological Parent in a Same-Sex Couple

If you have a child with your same-sex spouse of partner, the joys you experience are the same as those of any other parent. But if you are not your c… Read More
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Changing Your Child’s School When You Have Joint Custody

As a parent, you’re used to making decisions for your child, both large and small. When you divorce or separate from your child’s other parent, th… Read More
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Co-Parenting Through Family Changes

A client once said to me, “Life is like a video game: you master the challenges on the level where you are, and then you level up, and everything ge… Read More
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Five Divorce Survival Tips for Dads

Divorce ends a marriage, but it shouldn’t end a relationship between a parent and children. For too many fathers, unfortunately, divorce causes the… Read More
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Home is Where the Heart is

In recent years, you may have noticed, some of the language around divorced parents and children has changed. What used to be called “visitation… Read More
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How Alcoholism Affects Your Divorce

Alcoholism never affects just the person with the disease. The entire family, whether they realize it or not, is involved. From children trying extra… Read More
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ACEs: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Might Affect Your Divorce

We are all products, in one way or another, of our experiences. Sometimes those experiences shape our worlds to such an extent that we don’t rea… Read More
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A Message to Adult Children of Divorced Parents

I was recently asked if I had any blog posts or advice for adult children of divorced parents. I realized I didn’t. As I started to mull over the qu… Read More
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