Monthly Archives: January 2016

Dealing With an Ex After Divorce

Communicating with a former spouse after divorce is a given when the marriage produced children. But how a former spouse manages this new relationship with his or her former spouse without slipping back into the same old habits lies in … Continue reading

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Why Women File 80 Percent of Divorces

Back in the bad old days when California lawmakers debated the wisdom of liberalizing the state’s divorce laws, many conservatives voiced concerns that relaxed laws would encourage a restless man to walk out on unwanted marriages, leaving indigent wives and … Continue reading

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Interracial Marriage and Divorce

Divorce rates among interracial couples are slightly higher than divorce rates among same-race couples, but interracial marriages in the United States have climbed to 4.8 million – a record 1 in 12 – as a steady flow of new Asian … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Supervised Visitation

Therapeutic supervised visitation is similar to a traditional monitored visit between the non-custodial parent and child, except that a licensed therapist supervises and guides the visit. The therapist meets the family prior to, during and after the visit to help … Continue reading

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The Use of Courthouse Dogs in Child Abuse Cases

Typically a courthouse dog greets children and parents who have come into a child advocacy center to initiate the investigation of child sexual abuse. The dog will accompany a child (typically age 4 – 17) during a forensic interview, where … Continue reading

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