Handling Parenting Time During the Holidays

The holidays are a stressful time for many. Between social obligations, travel, and childcare, conditions for many families can become tense during the holidays. That tension is likely to be exacerbated for divorced parents and their children, as the parents and...

COVID-19 and Child Custody

The COVID-19 pandemic’s effects are being felt throughout the family courts. In September 2020, a judge in a child custody case declined to grant custody to the child’s mother due to her refusal to wear a face mask. The child, a 14-year-old who suffers from asthma —...

Domestic Violence Is on the Rise During the COVID-19 Crisis

During normal times, individuals and families spend at least some part of their days away from each other, whether that is at work or at school. But during the COVID-19 crisis, restrictions on movement have forced families to hunker down in close proximity for...

COVID-19 and Divorce: Issues to Consider

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed radical changes in our society in an extremely short amount of time. With each passing day, anxiety grows about what the future may bring and what the “new normal” will look like. For many, the stresses of the pandemic, such as...

Bankruptcy and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

The global coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19, its disease, has presented the world with one its most significant challenges in decades, wreaking havoc on nearly every aspect of our lives. With most affected countries virtually on lockdown, it has taken a significant...