The life of a stepparent is full of conflicting messages. You’re supposed to treat the kids like your own, but you’re not supposed to overstep your boundaries. You may get criticized for using the “step” to describe your stepchildren, but don’t you dare allow them to call you Mom/Dad- that’s disrespectful of the other parent!
Most people, when going through a divorce, grudgingly accept the fact that every facet of their financial life will be laid bare in order to divide it up. What people don’t think about is the fact that, if you have minor children, you will not have any financial privacy until those kids graduate high school.
This post has been harder to write than I initially expected. I had planned to write a helpful post with tips and suggested provisions to put in your parenting plan- either initially or upon modification- that would help ease the conflict that can be inherent with step/blended families. To do so, I turned to a
It is with great excitement and pride that the legal team at Owens and Perkins, P.C. is able to announce that both Attorney Kris Leonhardt and Attorney Brian Winter have been selected to the “10 Best” Family Law Attorneys by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. To be eligible for this honor, lawyers must