“The majority of divorced dads, and some divorced moms, find themselves
with ‘joint custody,’ an arrangement that creates an immediate
power imbalance as one parent is limited to kid-time every other weekend
and one weeknight — if they’re lucky. A 2009 review by Olson’s
CPR found that mothers were awarded sole physical custody 70 percent of
the time. . . ,” --
Star Tribune, June 8, 2013.
The scenario depicted above is about to undergo some radical changes, if
the efforts of Massachusetts-founded group
Leading Women for Shared Parenting (LW4SP) come to fruition. The mission of this group, which is composed
primarily of women, is to “to change this system that each year
unjustly removes millions of children from the arms of a loving parent.”
LW4SP recognizes the importance of post-divorce co-parenting, and their
diverse membership demonstrates that the extent of this sentiment is vast.
Advocates who have joined the organization include legislators, the former
president of the National Organization for Women, founder of the Center
for Parental Responsibility, family attorneys, and health care providers
involved in caring for children of divorce.
Navigating the waters of divorce can be stressful and fraught with a variety
of obstacles. When children are involved, the issues become even more
complex, and the consequences more far-reaching. Choosing a family law
attorney committed to advocating for
fathers’ rights can be one of the most important decisions you will make during the divorce
process. When the future of your children is at stake, making the right
choice in family law attorneys is paramount.
Contact us today to discuss the specifics of your case and to discuss how a family
law attorney committed to advocacy for fathers’ right can make all