Temporary Custody Modifications While Working From Home

Temporary Custody Modifications While Working From Home

B: Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick We are now in the third week of staying at home.  The novelty has worn off.  The situation we thought was going to last two or three weeks might last two to three months.  On top of that, if you have primary physical custody of your children and usually work outside the home, you are now working remotely and running a daycare, being the teacher, principal, lunch lady, and janitor of the local...

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In The House with a Child with Mental Health Issues

In The House with a Child with Mental Health Issues

By:  Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick This post is a little different from the other posts on this blog. Those posts focused on people who have divorced, are in the midst of a divorce or contemplating one. This post focuses on parents who may or may not live in separate households. This post is for parents of a child who has a mental health issue or diagnosis. You know who you are. You have a child about 15 or 16 years old who has been...

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Support Help for Obligors in Desperate Times

Support Help for Obligors in Desperate Times

By: Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick These are extraordinary times, and we are all facing a bizarre set of circumstances.  Not only are we all hiding in our houses from coronavirus, the corresponding hit being absorbed by the business community is affecting our livelihoods.  Businesses are curtailing hours and services and, we hope, only temporarily closing. Hopefully, all of this is over quickly, but who knows how long it will last. We...

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What Does Your Child Custody Order Say?

What Does Your Child Custody Order Say?

By: John Zurzola We have all suddenly been forced into the situation of social distancing, quarantine, sheltering in place or staying at home. While the situation has been evolving, we have adjusted to what this specifically means to each of our lives and households. The one constant is the terms of your child custody order have not changed. Our office has received calls from clients with custody orders, new clients who have been co-parenting...

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