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Dirty Trick Bad Moms Use To Cheat Their Children Out of a Father

In days long past, women were legally the property of their husbands, along with the children and all property in the marriage.  Nothing was done to protect women or children against beatings, which were presumably deserved.  In the 1960’s, though, women worked hard to get laws passed to protect women from domestic violence.  Domestic violence,

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Answer to An Age Old Problem

FTP = Divorce Done Right! The Family Transition Plan (“FTP”) streamlines the process, to get you through your divorce asquickly and cost-effectively as possible. Hi, I’m Mindy Hitchcock, founder of Lady4Justice PLLC.  I’m an attorney as well as a mediator.  I’ve been practicing law for 29 years, and I have done divorce in every conceivable way.  The traditional

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Analysis Paralysis, Knee Jerk Reactions, and Mushin no shin

“Analysis paralysis” is the state of over-analyzing (or overthinking) a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. It comes from fear. Many people do this when thinking of divorce. It’s admittedly a big step, and the fear of actually taking that step is so great that many

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7 Things the newly divorced must do

After the ink dries on your Judgment of Divorce, what’s next? Hi, I’m Mindy Hitchcock, founder of Lady4Justice PLLC and a Michigan family law attorney with 30 years of experience.  There is one thing that attorneys consistently fail to tell their clients once the divorce judgment is signed, and that is there are still things

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7 Things Single Dads Must Do to Protect Their Parental Rights

Hi, I’m MIndy Hitchcock, founder of Lady4Justice PLLC.  I’ve been practicing law for 30 years and I know all the tricks that can be played on an unsuspecting father, to deprive him of his custody rights.  Do yourself a favor and download my e-book, 7 Things Single Dads Must Do to Protect Their Parental Rights.  Then,

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Do Children Reconcile From Parental Alienation?

I just read an excellent article on parental alienation by Dr. Katherine Andre, http://networkedblogs.com/p10100759. She examines whether children who experience parental alienation ever reconcile with the alienated parent, finding that 95% of children do and only 5% do not. Dr. Andre lists four factors that are important in making the difference: One is contact of any kind,

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