Columns about our families - from the traditional family to the famlies we create
Make the shredder your friend if you have a lot of divorce records sitting around. Photo: Wikimedia

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SAN DIEGO, December 17, 2014 – As another year comes to a close, many of us begin preparing our documents for tax season just...

It's all about the kids during the holidays. Photo: Flickr/Taz&Belly

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SAN DIEGO – December 5, 2014 – We have cleared the gateway to the holiday season with Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror. Now...

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Family court judges are appointing guardians who act in their own self-interest, then threatening parents with prison if they don't pay.

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Ray Rice is the first player to face severe punishment by the NFL for domestic violence but he is certainly not the first one charged with it.

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Glastonbury father Peter Symonik has good reason to believe that Judge Elizabeth Bozzuto’s decision to hold him in contempt and issue a warrant for his arrest for failing to pay his $9,600 family court guardian ad litem bill was politically motivated.

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Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away and its not too early to start planning your menu, collecting your recipes and making your shopping lists.

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SAN FRANCISCO, October 9, 2014 – Halloween is nearly upon us; the frightfully fun holiday that allows people to tap into their inner freak...

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BETHESDA, Maryland, October 31, 2014 — Fawn* is a survivor of abuse living and recovering in The United States. Before the relationship, I was on...

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Although VAWA has driven the development of the law enforcement infrastructure needed to address these serious social issues, VAWA does very little to actually prevent domestic abuse.

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BETHESDA, Maryland, October 29, 2014 — Dana* is a survivor of abuse living and recovering in The United States. I was in this relationship from...