There was a time when fathers weren’t favored as parents. As a matter of law, custody defaulted to the mother. The “Tender Years” doctrine held that mothers made better parents for younger children. Today, there is no gender preference in ANY law of ANY state for custody or parenting time. But the fear fathers feel still exists.
Senior Attorney - Professional Development
Parental alienation occurs when a parent poisons the relationship between the other parent and his or her children. Its effects are highly destructive on the children and the parents. Experts...Read article
“Is my state a father’s state, or a mother’s state?” It’s a common question, and we get it all the time from clients worried about gender bias in our courtrooms....Read article
Family law cases vary greatly, and no two cases are quite the same. Despite the differences, there are occasionally themes that seem to emerge. One such theme that comes up...Read article