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.
Even under the best of situations, parents do not always see eye to eye on decisions about their children. Disagreement often worsens after a break up when parents go their...Read article
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