Who are Parenting Coordinators and how effective are they? Parenting Coordinators are licensed professionals, usually social workers or psychotherapists, who are trained in child development, high conflict divorce and domestic violence. They help develop a parenting plan while resolving disputes with the goal of improving communication between divorcing or post
Parenting Coordinators: A Good Option? There is a burgeoning new addition to the litigious divorce group, and that is the Parenting Coordinator. These mental health professionals who possess additional training in divorce custody issues are often court-appointed when warring parents are unable to come to terms with co-parenting. Parenting Coordinators
While He’s on a Vacation with his Girlfriend, I’m Stuck with all the Responsibilities Not too long ago, I was in the supermarket where I bumped into a friend of mine whose children attended preschool with my children many years ago. After we exchanged a few pleasantries, we quickly tried
Should I Withhold Visitation if Ex Stopped Paying Support? Dear Susan, My ex does not pay his child support on time. Should I withhold visitation with the children until he pays up? Sherri Dear Sherri, The answer is NO, NO, NO. and NO. Visitation and child support are completely two
I Hate My Ex-Husband’s New Wife Your ex-husband has remarried, and you share custody of your children with him. The problem is that you hate his new wife. More problematic is that your children are around her and you can’t stand the thought of her interacting with them. If she
Our Children Haven’t Heard from Their Mother in Months Dear Susan, My ex-wife stopped visiting our two children who are now 11 (daughter) and 13 (son). She was never very stable and let me have full custody, except for the legal custody. At first, she came around but then stopped.
Help, My Ex-Husband Abducted Our Daughter Dear Susan, I have one daughter, aged 10. My ex-husband and I have been involved in a bitter custody battle. Two weeks ago, he took our daughter for his weekly visitation and did not bring her home. It’s been 10 days and I am