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2014-06-09 10:45:59

SFSU With Father's Day approaching, SF State's Jeff Cookston has some advice for creating better harmony with dad. In a recent study, he found that when an adolescent is having an argument with their father and seeks out others for help, the response he or she receives is linked to better well-being and father-child relationships. Adolescents who receive an reason for the father's behavior or a better understanding of who is at fault feel better about themselves and about dad as well....

2014-06-09 00:21:07

Boston College Center for Work & Family Study Explores Dads' Views on Paternity Leave, and Corporate and Country Policies and Programs CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers want to be present and involved from the first days of their children's lives and increasingly expect their employers to support them through paid leave, flexibility, and ultimately a culture that respects their desire to be hands-on caregivers, according to a new study of 30 corporations and more than...

2014-06-08 23:02:38

Washington eLawyer announces the opening of Washington State's first 100% online divorce and family law service. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Washington State's first dedicated online family law firm has just opened its virtual doors. Owned by Seattle attorney Sharon Blackford, Washington eLawyer is the first law firm in our state focusing solely on providing personal legal advice and documents online at flat fees at a cost the average person can afford. Online divorce and...

2014-06-03 23:11:54

“Don’t Let the Lawyers Make it Ugly” reveals tactics divorce lawyers use to enrich themselves at their clients' expense. By attorney Brian H. Burke, this unconventional take on the process of divorce can save readers thousands of dollars and guide them through a life-defining experience. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 “Divorce? Don’t Let the Lawyers Make it Ugly” is an unconventional new book on divorce aimed at demystifying the process and explaining how...

2014-05-22 16:23:42

Dr. Franklin, a divorce survivor, offers twelve steps to mental and spiritual freedom MAITLAND, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In her new book, 12 Steps To Survive a Divorce or Separation Through Scripture ($14.99, paperback, 9781628716481; $7.99, e-book, 9781628716498) Dr. Amy L. Franklin focuses on providing the major steps, which correspond with Scripture, that she used to survive her separation and divorce. Most notably, the book provides guidance in how she remained...

2014-05-21 13:39:58

Springer Two decades’ worth of court records show dramatic decline in mother-sole custody cases It’s no longer a certainty that American mothers will get custody over their children during a divorce. In fact, if Wisconsin Court Records of the past 20 years are anything to go by, joint custody is becoming the norm. So says Maria Cancian and colleagues from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the US, whose findings are published in Springer’s journal Demography. For most of...

2014-05-12 08:28:00

Fathers' Rights Pioneer Jeffery M. Leving Provides Help for Military Dads CHICAGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matrimonial attorney James Hagler, Sgt.1st Class (Ret.) and nationally acclaimed child custody litigator, Jeffery M. Leving are using their media profiles and team of experienced family law attorneys to make a difference in the lives of servicemen and their children. Leving is inviting all dads who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces to contact the Law Offices of Jeffery...

2014-04-16 23:14:58

Former divorce litigator applies insider knowledge of the system to assist in guiding clients towards a “smoother” divorce using alternative dispute resolution techniques. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 For more than seventeen years, Sheryl-Anne Sastow has been practicing law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques. She helps divorcing couples get through the most difficult times in their lives and assists families resolve their disputes. As a trained...

2014-04-16 04:21:54

This killer infographic indicates divorce rates reach their all time high during 1 month in particular. We've discovered the facts & the results may surprise you. ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After careful examination of data from Atlanta Divorce Lawyers, Kitchens New Cleghorn LLC - It was clear that a correlation between the month of January and a staggering rise in divorce filings was right on the money. This infographic on the most deadly month for divorce also...

2014-04-15 23:13:07

Too Small to Fail is an initiative to promote continual verbal interaction between parents and children from birth on. The national emphasis on pre-school for 4-year-olds starts too late for children at risk. Dr. Jack Westman demonstrates the importance of parents to the prosperity of America in his book "Parent Power". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Too Small to Fail is a joint effort of the nonprofit Next Generation and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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