The Father Absence Crisis Is Rooted In Family Law

President Obama’s Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative was created to address the growing crisis of fatherlessness in America, a disturbing trend that is rooted in part to the lack of rights given fathers in family courtrooms. Though the messages on are focused on helping dads play a bigger role in their children’s lives, little attention […]

Should A Parent’s Health Affect Child Custody?

A father recently was awarded custody of his children, in part because a judge cited the children’s mother’s breast cancer as a determining factor. The decision sparked debate on whether a parent’s disability or health should have an impact on child custody rulings.