Category Archives: PLLC

Same-sex Couples, Surrogacy, and Custody

Child custody is often a complex and contested issue in the contexts of divorce and legal separation.  Parties may dispute the child’s best interests, including how much time the child should spend with each parent, where the child should live … Continue reading

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Injunction Against Procreation in Child Support Case

A Wisconsin court issued an injunction on Dec. 3 which prohibits a father of nine from having any more children until he demonstrates that he can support the ones he already has.  The man owes close to $100,000 in unpaid … Continue reading

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Petraeus Scandal: “Royally Screwed Up”

For several weeks, the adultery scandal perpetrated by former CIA Director David Petraeus has dominated the news.  There are countless talking points surrounding the scandal (and virtually everyone has an opinion about them), but one key feature stands out: General … Continue reading

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The Impact of Tattoos in a Custody Case

I bet you would never think that your tattoos could impact a custody decision. Recently, I had an opposing attorney compel my client to provide a detailed explanation as to the meanings of his tattoos.  It was a strange request, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Changes to Custody Laws

Whether going through a custody battle or not, most people are familiar with the longstanding terms of “custody” and “visitation”.  Additionally, most people who have gone through a custody case are familiar with the term “best interests”. Determination of the … Continue reading

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Special Considerations for Military Divorces

Military life can include a number of unique challenges not faced by most civilians.  Frequent relocation, uncertain deployment schedules, and often dangerous work can make family life difficult.  Should that difficulty lead to a decision for a military couple to … Continue reading

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Adoption Tax Credit

Adopting a child can be tremendously costly because of numerous legal issues which must be navigated in addition to collateral expenses.  A complicated adoption may require a ‘contested’ termination proceeding (severance) that requires experts and an exhausting trial.  Fifteen years … Continue reading

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