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drunk driving and child custody

DUI and Child Custody

If you’re involved in a child custody battle with your ex-wife, the court will take certain factors into account for making their decision. Simply put, the court’s main concerns are the safety, welfare, and...

Do Divorce and Depression Go Hand-In-Hand?

Will your divorce lead to depression? It’s more likely to do so if you already have a history of depression. That’s the finding from a study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. We’ll...
Holidays after divorce

Keeping the Holidays Special After Divorce

While divorce may come as a relief to some, to others there is a terrible sense of loss, not just of the spouse but also of extended family and friends.  Depending on how amicable...
Men and divorce

Myths About Men and Divorce

There are many “old wives’ tales” circulating when it comes to men and divorce.  However, the truth is often much more complicated than these deceptively simple statements would have us believe.  Some of the...
choosing the right babysitter

Choosing the Right Babysitter for Your Kids

After a divorce, it is likely that you will be spending time with your children without the help and support of your spouse. That means that you may need to hire a babysitter for...
Child Custody

When Can Children Decide for Themselves?

You may have heard that there is a certain age, such as 12 or 14, when a child can decide for himself or herself which parent to live with. This is actually not true,...