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Family Law

Divorce and the Holidays: No Easy Recipe. Q&A With Family Law Chairs Carlos Lastra and Tracey Coates

As our Family Law Practice Co-Chairs Carlos Lastra and Tracey J. Coates, put it: the holidays are already stressful, and divorce adds another layer. In this Q&A, they offer tips on managing divorce during the holidays: tips for blended families and divorced parents; how to face your first Christmas alone after divorce; how to see your ex at the holidays, and best ways for sharing custody during the holidays.

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Family Law

Grandparent Visitation Law Tested by Troubled Times

Over the past several decades, more and more grandparents have traded in their retirement plans – some voluntarily and others by necessity – and taken on the role of primary caretakers of their grandchildren. As a result of higher divorce rates, the increased drug and alcohol addiction of younger parents and a troubled economy, grandparents are, with greater frequency, interacting with their grandchildren on a daily or at least a much more frequent basis.

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