Category: Divorce

I read this article in the Wall Street Journal . It is a personal recollection, but one worth reading. It also reflects on the Gen X’ers who have defined families in contrast to our parents, but sometimes still find themselves in a similar buy proscar uk family place – namely divorcing – despite all of their best efforts.
I just read a very interesting article from Slate magazine about whether Parental Alienation Syndrome should be added as a mental disorder to the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). As more fully expanded on in the Slate article, Parental Alienation Syndrome is a controversial issue and whether it should be given the rank of mental disease along with bi-polor disorder, clinical depression, schizophrenia, and the like, is a VERY controversial issue.
No divorce is easy, particularly if you are the one going through it. However, as attorneys, we see the spectrum of divorce clients, from the amicable and reasonable divorcing spouses to the scorched-earth-take-no-prisoners-vengeful clients, and everything in between. While no divorce is easy to get through, when divorcing spouses are trying to be respectful of one another, divorces tend to be easier, more efficient, and less costly.
Every client I meet tells me with 100% sincerity that their children are the most important people in the world and they would do anything to protect their children from the impacts of divorce. Despite the fact that all parents feel this way, sometimes parents act in the heat of the moment in ways that negatively impact their children. Here are some tips for what to do and what not to do if you are going through a divorce, or if you have a difficult relationship with your children’s other parent.
Believe it or not, sometimes people need to get a divorce. While this notion may make some people cringe, there are occasions when individuals function better apart. In addition, there are incidents where the partnership is one-sided or abusive. Obviously, staying together in those incidents can be problematic. The idea that you can have a “good” divorce was the topic of discussion recently on NBC’s Today show. On Saturday, March 19, 2011, the show featured attorney Raoul Felder and his new book, “The Good Divorce: The smart way to untie a knot”. Mr. Felder represented Robin Givons in her famous divorce from Mike Tyson, among other celebrities.

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