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Collaborative divorce has many advantages, but some disadvantages too
For couples contemplating divorce, collaborative divorce can be an attractive approach to respectfully resolve their differences without going to trial. Often, it is also less adversarial, more economical, and holds the ...
Is your spouse unstable? The need to know versus privacy rights
The pending case of In Re Grohman presents a classic dilemma. Larry Wegner sought court orders mandating a psychological evaluation of his wife, Sondra Grohman, in the context of a divorce proceeding. Does every family law ...
What constitutes a "habitual residence?"
Habitual residence must be gleaned from a review of the totality of the circumstances, including affirmative defenses
Persons who are deaf-blind need a seat at the legal table
After centuries of neglect, the voices of the deaf-blind population need to be heard. Society in general, and the legal profession in particular, must be committed to empowering persons who are deaf-blind. It’s time to ...
Opining on Sexual Abuse in a Nursing Home
When a nursing resident is alleged to have been sexually abused and a lawsuit follows, a key person for plaintiff attorneys to retain is a competent expert witness. Naturally, that person must be properly credentialed and ...
10 Tips to Stop a Client in Denial from Derailing their Case
(Divorce Marketing Group, 2021-12-13)
When your family law client is denying the reality of their situation, use these strategies to help keep the process – and your client – on track.
Might gender-affirming support for transgender youth constitute child abuse?
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton disputes the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the position that those respective organizations have taken in ...
Who’s liable for a teenager's bad behavior on a chartered bus trip?
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-12-23)
Public and private schools, and youth organizations of every kind, arrange day and overnight trips for the teenagers in their care. Many of these trips are by chartered bus. Offering these outings may expose the organization ...
Write the truth and show the pain of child sexual abuse.
(The Imprint, 2021-04-22)
As professionals who deal with maltreatment cases in a variety of forums, we write about child sexual abuse. Our audience includes attorneys, social workers, health and education professionals, and sometimes the general ...
Hindsight bias in the context of child protection services.
There is a well-known psychological phenomenon known as hindsight bias, “the recognized tendency for individuals to overestimate or exaggerate…