NYC Update: What Court Cases Will Be Heard Through April 19, 2020

Here’s a quick update on the order issued by the Court Administration.

Update: Court Orders During Covid-19

More questions answered about your court orders during quarantine.

Co-Parenting Issues During COVID-19

Is your coparent giving you a hard time about the custody schedule? NYC may be sheltering in place soon, how will you see your child?

Top 5 Lessons From a Divorce in Space

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Astronaut Anne McClain is facing the first allegation of a crime committed in space, reports The New York Times. McClain’s estranged wife, Summer Worden, accused the astronaut of accessing her bank account while on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. The pair have been in the midst of a separation and custody dispute over their young son for the majority of the past year, according to The Times.

Here are my divorce lessons from this story: Continue reading “Top 5 Lessons From a Divorce in Space”

VLOG: Let’s Talk About Custody

Custody is one of the most nerve-racking parts of any break-up. In this short chat about custody, I address some common fears and the definition of some common terms (like “best interests of the child” and “forensics”). Plus I give you my #1 top tip in approaching your case.

 

Got a custody tip or question? Join us in the comments or send me a message.Β 

Podcast Interview: Co-Parenting ADHD Under Duress

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Penny Williams is a mom on a mission to guide and mentor parents raising kids with ADHD and/or autism. Parent of a son with ADHD and autism, Penny is the author ofΒ three award-winning books on parenting kids with ADHD. Penny is the current editor of ParentingADHDandAutism.com, Founder and Instructor for The Parenting ADHD & Autism Academy, and she also hosts the Parenting ADHD Podcast.

I talked with Penny about the difficulties of dealing with divorce and co-parenting kids with ADHD, especially when the parents don’t agree on ADHD treatment and parenting. There are ways to pre-plan for these parenting disagreements during the divorce process, as well as resources and recourse for resolution after.

Listen in on our discussion and leave your thoughts in the comments!

What Price For Your Ancestry? Surprising Costs Of DNA Testing Services

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Lawyers say that going to court β€œouts the truth.” But really, DNA will. Now that in-home DNA testing products are widely available, aside from the price-tag (maybe a few hundred dollars to learn about your heritage), what is the true cost of these services? Not surprising to divorce professionals: the cost of DNA testing services can be found in the resulting court cases. Continue reading “What Price For Your Ancestry? Surprising Costs Of DNA Testing Services”