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When We Left Your Office, Everything Fell Into Place

{3:00 minutes to read} It was a very complicated situation: The couple had been to lawyers and court. There were [...]

I’m Paying Child Support, Do I Still Have to Pay Half of the Mortgage, Too?

{3:06 minutes to read} I get asked this question at least once a week. The answer is, basic child support [...]

Parents of Special Needs Children Are Special, Too

{4:00 minutes to read} Recently, a client came in requesting my help in putting together a parenting plan. I asked [...]

Oh, No! I’ve Turned into My Parents!

[Time to Read: 2.9 mins] I'm sure you've heard or maybe even spoken the expression, "We've turned into our parents," [...]

Is Your Parenting Plan Effective?

As the years whirl on and I see more and more clients, I’m becoming acutely aware that mediation training needs [...]

Mediation and Couples Therapy: Can They Work Together?

When post-divorce couples come back to mediation, it is often to modify child support because of a change in the [...]

Why Parenting Plans Fail

Before you construct a parenting plan, don't think about how many hours you are entitled to see the kids. Think [...]

What’s This Nesting Thing All About?

In client meetings, the issue of custody is often a very difficult conversation. Even with joint custody, if the children [...]

My Bag is Packed, So Where Do I Go?

Part of the parenting plan I assist clients in creating is a posted calendar in each of their homes so [...]