Archive for the ‘Equal Parenting’ Category

Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Families (2009-7-1)

When parents separate, divorce, and act as single parents, each parent should be responsible for roughly equal shares of financial and parenting time responsibilities. This equality should be recognized under the law. The father who is willing to bear his share of each of these responsibilities should be honored and acknowledged, and his role and time with the children should not be inhibited by the family courts.

Show the Court Your Plan: Parenting Plans in Custody Cases (2009-6-29)

Full and equal parenting, like any other right, like any other responsibility, is something that has to be fought for. It won’t come without vigilance, diligence, persistence, patience – all of the virtues that have made each of the freedoms we enjoy so valuable.

A Father’s Battle: Divorce, Custody, Child Support and More (2009-6-23)

You need someone who truly understands the stakes, has a willingness to fight for the truth to be heard and a fair adjudication of the facts – even in the face of persistent and constant put downs toward you and your case. And be sure, these put downs will come your way.

The Thompson Law Office is experienced in handling challenging custody matters of all varieties. Please contact attorney, Andrew J Thompson today for a consultation regarding the facts of your own situation.

The Civil Rights of Fathers and Children (2009-6-20)

Very few family law attorneys, and perhaps fewer local courts in America treat parenting matters as a civil rights issue. I have had many priatitioners inform me that civil rights or Constitutional issues just don’t come into play with respect to divorce, custody or child support matters. This seems rather strange given that the United States Supreme Court itself has recognized parenting as a fundamental right, Troxel v. Granville, 530 U.S. 57 (2000).

Valuing a Father’s Time with Children (2009-6-19)

The lifetime emotional toll of divorce and separation is enough in and of itself. It’s time for the family courts, the bar, and the surrounding professionals to work together at avoiding deeper tragedies. All that is required is for noncustodial parents to be awarded greater equality in the split of parenting time, and to see that this time is enforced as clearly and zealously as is child support.