Taking care of your kids after your divorce Co-parenting is your single most important right as well as your single most important responsibility with your ex-spouse post-divorce. If you can co-parent amicably (and no doubt that’s a challenge), your children gain stability and the chance to maintain close relationships with both parents. But just how can you […]
Definitions: The obligor parent is the one who pays child support. The obligee parent is the one who receives it. Update Here is how child support is currently calculated in the state of New Hampshire: New Hampshire Child Support Calculator. There are many obligor parents (and their families) statewide who can hardly afford to provide their children with the necessities […]
Despite noble goals, VAWA has faced criticism over the years from groups and individuals who argue that it goes too far or is ineffective.
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The following Op Ed article appeared in an old issue of The Jewish Press (27 May 2005, Page 4). It is written by Sherry Orbach, the daughter of anti-father feminist Amy Neustein and authoress of the anti-father book “From Madness To Mutiny: Why Mothers Are Running From The Family Courts-And What Can Be Done About […]
Courts in New Hampshire decide custody by considering the “best interests of the child”. The principle serves as a constant reference point in awarding custody and visitation time, creating custody schedules, and deciding which provisions to include in parenting plans. Let’s explore the idea of a child’s best interests, what factors are considered and the […]
I watched the incredible HB529 Conference Committee from 5/16 where Senators Foster, Roberge and Odell claimed to be protecting NH’s citizens from humiliation and divisiveness by (a) not requiring the courts to consider them comparable parents and (b) make a record of the evidence relied upon when forcibly separating them from their children. What could be more […]
Below are votes cast by seven of NH’s Republican Senators on HB1580, an undeniably fair and balanced child support reform bill that would have stopped the impoverishment of obligor parents who are frequently left struggling to survive and unable to properly provide for their children under the existing indefensible and discriminatory child support guideline. Senator […]
Below is how NH’s Democratic leaders voted on HB1580, an undeniably fair and balanced child support reform bill that would have stopped the impoverishment of obligor parents who are frequently left struggling to survive and unable to properly provide for their children under the existing indefensible and discriminatory child support guideline. Two Democrat Senators, Joseph […]
Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) funds are NOT supposed to be used by State domestic violence coalitions to influence public policy unless those issues ‘directly affect the activities of the entity’. That hasn’t stopped State domestic violence coalitions around the country from exerting their tremendous influence on family law issues from coast to coast, however, at virtually every […]