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Can The Government Give Your Ex Boyfriend Parenting Time With Your Children?

The government, by that I mean the courts, can give your ex boyfriend parenting time with your kids after you break up. Let’s say you lived with your boyfriend for 5 years and then you broke up (for good reasons, I can imagine). Of course, while you were together, he had a nice relationship with … Continue reading Can The Government Give Your Ex Boyfriend Parenting Time With Your Children?

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Madonna and Rocco

Apparently, fifteen-year-old Rocco wants to live in London with his father instead of returning to NY to live with his mother, Madonna. A New York court has ordered him to return to NY. This is what would likely happen in Arizona. It does not mean that Rocco would never get to move to London, it … Continue reading Madonna and Rocco

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Who Can I Be Mad At?

You are going through a tough divorce. You are angry at your spouse. You are angry at the court, the judge, and the State of Arizona and all those rules. You are angry at your kids, perhaps. You might even hate the lawyer on the other side. You have enough anger to go a long … Continue reading Who Can I Be Mad At?

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Dogs are not Children

I read that Mandy Moore is asking for help from her ex to help care for her dogs and cats. I hope that they do not ask or need help from a judge to decide this matter. It does point out, however, how many things there are to fight about in a divorce. Really? Dogs … Continue reading Dogs are not Children

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Who Gets Take Care of My Lambie?

There have been times of the year where you did not get along with your former spouse. There have been times when you were angry and maybe your kids even knew how upset you were. There might have even been times when you were a bit passive aggressive and were late to pick up or … Continue reading Who Gets Take Care of My Lambie?

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Kids Have Ears

Can you believe what a jerk their dad is? Can you believe what a jerk their mom is? Can you believe that he is so lazy? Can you believe she is so lazy? I know you really intend to say these things so your kids cannot hear you…or did you mean for them to hear … Continue reading Kids Have Ears

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How to Buy Your Lawyer a New Car

Attorneys are expensive. A lot of the time they earn their money, but what makes them cost so much? The nature of the profession, their education, experience and expenses are all contributing factors. But what makes them really really expensive? How to buy your lawyer a new car: Argue with your partner about everything, even things that do not matter. Start the divorce … Continue reading How to Buy Your Lawyer a New Car

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Calm Down and Carry On

Yes, for sure divorce is stressful and it is hard. It is hard on you, your kids, your family and your friends. How can you help yourself with all this stress? You have heard it all before: gets plenty of sleep, exercise, eat right, and socialize. There is a real reason to stay healthy when … Continue reading Calm Down and Carry On

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