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This week I had the opportunity to give a 5-morning seminar to 26 mental health professionals sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Also, on Thursday I got to speak for 5 hours to over … Continue reading

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I just returned from attending and presenting at the Federation of Law Societies biannual Family Law Conference, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. My topic was “The Future of Family Courts: Implications for Lawyers,” based on my newest book: “The Future of … Continue reading

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It appears that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes will be in the news for awhile. Another high-profile celebrity divorce for the public to obsess over. For Tom it’s his third, and just the first for Katie. Sad for the child. The … Continue reading

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Last week, 1300 divorce professionals gathered in Chicago with the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts to discuss the best ways to help families with young children going through divorce. The conference focused on early childhood “attachment” and the controversies … Continue reading

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I am writing this in response to a blog comment which raises some important concerns about family decision-making in family court, which are raised worldwide and not unique to any one state or province. Here are the dilemmas that I … Continue reading

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Legislating Shared Parenting All states and provinces currently mandate significant parenting time for both parents, unless there are compelling reasons (domestic violence, child abuse, etc.) not to do so. It is universally seen as in “the best interests of the … Continue reading

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Research It has been said that you can find research to support any opinion, and that is particularly true in the area of parenting after divorce or separation. However, most of the research emphasizes different aspects of the same problem, … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy, LCSW, ESQ Different Needs at Different Ages Birth to age 5:Generally, this is a period when children need lots of stability and “secure attachment” experiences, which are best provided by one parent having the majority of the … Continue reading

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