Child Custody & Visitation

Vaccination and divorce

Major decisions such as non-emergency medical treatment, counseling, school choice and religious upbringing often come up between custodial parents’ post-divorce. If only one parent has sole custody, they are able to make all the decisions and are deemed the “custodial parent”. It has become more common over the last 30 years for parents to have…

High Net Worth Divorce – What Can We Learn from the Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Divorce

Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from her husband of 7 years, rapper, Kanye West. The divorce is “amicable” and “irreconcilable differences” were stated as the reason for the breakup. What lessons can we learn from this celebrity divorce? It’s clear that even among celebrities money doesn’t always bring happiness. And this is just as…

What Are the Differences Between an ARC Attorney, Guardian ad Litem and Parenting Coordinator?

In high conflict custody cases in Massachusetts, there are many experts that can become involved in your case to help with the conflict and pending issues.  The most common experts are Guardians ad Litem, Parenting Coordinators, and ARC Attorneys.  However, many parents often confuse these roles.  This article will explain what each role is and…

The Benefits of Engaging a Parenting Coordinator

A Parent Coordinator is a Family Law Attorney or mental health professional who works with families relating to child custody and parenting time, whereby the Parent Coordinator assists parents to resolve and reach agreement concerning disagreements about co-parenting, custody, and the parenting schedule.    Parent Coordinators are commonly used in child custody and parenting matters in…

Handling a Child Custody Case

There are not many other types of court cases that are more emotional and stressful than a child custody case.  Because emotions are running high during these types of cases, parents can sometimes fall into pitfalls and traps, which can ultimately hurt their case down the road.  Here are some tips for parents going through…