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I have never met a dead beat dad

2017-04-02T14:21:37-07:00April 2nd, 2017|Blog, Carey's Thoughts, Family Law|

In 40 years of family law I have never met a dead beat dad, if by “dead beat” one means a father who willfully and with intent is underemployed for the sole purpose of avoiding child support. What I have seen are legions of fathers whose changing circumstances prevent them from earning what they would

Anger

2015-07-20T14:29:07-07:00July 20th, 2015|Divorce Information|

  The anger a father feels when he suddenly can’t see his children as much as he used to is universal and very understandable. No caring and nurturing parent can not experience that anger. The anger is at the mother of the children, at oneself and at the “system” which is seen as biased in

Representing Yourself In Court

2015-06-30T14:43:38-07:00June 30th, 2015|Divorce Information|

Everyone is familiar with the saying that a man representing himself in court has a fool for a client. I am here to tell you not to believe it! It doesn’t have to be true. As a young lawyer, I never bought into it. The legal profession, like all other professions, has successfully convinced government