Child Custody Disputes: Back to School — But Where?

Where Will Your Child go to School? Where to send the children to school can be an issue of concern after divorce. It is the end of August, which means that most parents are gearing up to send their kids back to school.  But for parents who find themselves in the...

News from JSDC: Welcome Back, Molly McDonough!

News from JSDC: Welcome Back, Molly McDonough! We want to belatedly (but sincerely) welcome back our law clerk, Molly McDonough!  Molly has been interning at JSDC since May 2013 and after working part-time during the school year, she is back with us full-time for the...

Is This the Solution for Your Child Custody Problem?

Can Physics Help with Child Custody? Can physics help with child custody? Last month, the European Physical Journal (EPJ) published an article entitled “The Physics of Custody.”  That’s right — a peer-reviewed physics journal turned its attention to the common social...

Fathers’ Custody Rights in National News

Fathers’ Custody Rights in National News Dad’s custody rights are in the news. For those of you who enjoyed our blog post from earlier this week about fathers’ child custody rights, we want to draw your attention to a story that aired on NPR’s Morning Edition...

What are a Father’s Child Custody Rights?

Fathers have Custody Rights Too Fathers have custody rights in Pennsylvania. Myth: In Pennsylvania, mothers have an advantage in child custody cases. An understanding of a bit of Pennsylvania’s legal history explains the origins of this myth.  As far back as the early...

Helping Kids Cope in Divorce

Help Your Children Cope with Divorce Divorce is hard on children. It is important to help them work through their feelings. Divorce and/or separation can be a difficult and complicated process for spouses. However, for children, divorce can be stressful, sad, and...