Fatherhood


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Exploring Parental Alienation Through the Eyes of Fathers

As a father, you want to do right by your children, regardless of whether or not your home is considered their primary residence. You want to offer them all of the opportunities in life possible and ensure that they grow and mature into kind and empathetic adults. Divorce can be a traumatic event in a child’s life, but through communication and co-parenting, your children can...

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Understanding What It Means To Be a Father

As a parent, you take the role that you play in your child’s life seriously. You care for them, provide for them, feed them, clothe them, and give them the necessary guidance to grow. However, as a man, you sometimes may feel doubted by others, who make assumptions regarding your nurturing abilities and underestimate you and how earnestly you act in your role. If you...

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Joseph E. Cordell Named 2019 ICON Award Honoree by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Joseph E. Cordell Named 2019 ICON Award Honoree by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Cordell & Cordell Co-Founder and Principal Partner and MenRights.com’s sponsor, attorney-CPA Joseph E. Cordell has been named an honoree of the 2019 ICON Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly for his notable and sustained success and leadership both within and beyond the field of law. The ICON Awards, launched in 2018, are presented to distinguished attorneys age 60 and older in recognition of their exemplary careers...

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Exploring Gender Stereotypes in Family Court

When you are going through the complications of the divorce process, you sometimes can feel that the deck is stacked against you, and you are not sure why. You may have a good and stable job. You may be able to provide your child with just as loving and stable of a home as your co-parent. You may have behaved like a perfect gentleman during...

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Watching Your Children Grow Up Without You

As a father, you want your children to have the best life possible. You want them to have every opportunity, to have every chance at improvement, love, joy, and success that life has to offer. You would hope that your children would be able to pursue those avenues with you watching and ready to guide them along their development. However, if you are a father...

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Joseph E. Cordell Featured in Former NYT Journalist’s Book, “Man Out: Men on the Sidelines of American Life”

Joseph E. Cordell Featured in Former NYT Journalist’s Book, “Man Out: Men on the Sidelines of American Life”

Cordell & Cordell Co-Founder and Principal Partner attorney-CPA Joseph E. Cordell was featured in a book by former New York Times journalist turned educator Andrew L. Yarrow. The book, “Man Out: Men on the Sidelines of American Life,” depicts the American male in modern society, through the lens of academic studies, national surveys, wide ranges of data and research, as well as interviews by various...

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