Parental Kidnapping

Parental Kidnapping

Angela McIlveen Parental kidnapping is a terrifying thought when you are in the middle of a custody battle or thinking about separating. Family abductions are the second largest number of child abductions. According to NISMART-2, an estimated 800,000 children younger...
Don’t Go It Alone in Family Law

Don’t Go It Alone in Family Law

Pro se litigants are people who represent themselves in legal proceedings. A few weeks ago, I witnessed the best performance by a pro se litigant that I have ever seen. This pro se litigant was in District Court taking on her ex-husband and his attorney in a temporary...
It’s Not TV, It’s Family Law

It’s Not TV, It’s Family Law

When I first meet my clients, most of them have no experience with the legal system.  If they do, it was for a speeding ticket which they either immediately paid, or had an attorney handle quickly.  Moreover, on many occasions, I have represented clients whose only...