Tag: Family Law


Presidential Candidates Call For Changes To Family Law System

Presidential Candidates Call For Changes To Family Law System

Our friends fighting for father’s rights at Fathers and Families have spoken with at least six presidential (or likely presidential) candidates who have come out in favor of leveling the playing field for men. The candidates’ platforms range from criticizing family courts of having an “extreme anti-male bias” (Newt Gingrich) to admitting there is a need for reform but it must be done on the...

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Status of Shared Parenting Bills

Across the nation, pivotal family law reform bills are currently before state legislatures. Most bills deal with equally shared parenting, along with a few addressing visitation interference and temporary custody orders. Many interested parties, including the mens divorce attorneys at Cordell & Cordell, are paying attention to these bills in anticipation of much needed change. The American Coalition for Fathers and Children distributes an e-newsletter...

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The Challenges Facing Fathers

False allegations of abuse. An increasing number of children being born out of wedlock. Unfair child support guidelines. These are just some of the most troubling issues men and fathers face in today’s society, according to Dr. Gordon Finley, a professor of psychology at Florida International University who researches fatherhood and divorce. Finley’s work has been featured in more than 100 publications. He spoke with...

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Kentucky Adopts Uniform Rules For Family Law

Kentucky has adopted uniform rules for family law cases statewide for the first time and there are rules that are beneficial but also some that are harmful to father’s rights. The theory behind the Family Rules was to take the best practices from the state along with relevant statutes, civil rules and controlling case law and codify that into the Family Rules, thus streamlining divorces...

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