Sole Custody v. Joint Custody – How to Determine Which is Appropriate

a brother and sister sitting on a couch

Written by Colin Steffler As explained in a previous blog post, “Custody – what is it and who gets it?“, “custody” is a term that is often misunderstood and misused. It is often assumed that custody refers to where a child lives, but it actually refers primarily to decision-making authority. In most cases, custody takes […]

Be Careful Who You Sleep With – Child Support and “Involuntary” Fatherhood

Child Support

Written by Colin A. Steffler. Let’s say, hypothetically, that you, a male, meet a woman and begin an intimate relationship. You make it clear throughout that relationship that you are not ready to become a father and not interested in having children until some point far in the future (or, perhaps, not at all). She […]