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News: AAML Unanimously Endorses Resolution Strongly Opposing USDHS and USDHHS Policy of Separating Children from Parents

The Board of the Foundation of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers unanimously endorsed the Academy’s resolution strongly opposing the ongoing policies and actions of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of forcibly separating children from their parents at the U.S. border regardless of their parents’ Read More

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KSFM Facebook

Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, P.C. is excited to announce the creation of our new Facebook page. We invite you to connect with us at: https://www.facebook.com/KuderSmollarFriedmanMihalik/  This new Facebook page presents an additional opportunity for clients, colleagues and the rest of the interested public to build connections with KSFM and stay informed about the latest in family Read More

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ABC’s New Sitcom: Splitting Up Together

This week, ABC premiered a new sitcom featuring parents who want to divorce, but are saddled with more mortgage than house value, a situation that faces real-life couples.  Like many real-life families, the characters choose to remain in the same home, alternating parenting responsibilities for their children.  Lena and Martin, the parents on the show, Read More

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Formalizing Parenting Relationships in LGBTQ+ Families

            In the past few years, the LGBTQ+ community has had a great deal of success in obtaining legal recognition of their families. However, changes in the political environment can threaten those hard won successes. In particular, LGBTQ+ and non-traditional families are vulnerable if they are not legally tied to their children or their partners. Take Read More

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Fighting Other People’s Fights (With People We Do Not Choose)

I once described practicing family law as “two people who did not choose to be in a relationship with each other fighting the fights of two people who did choose to be in a relationship with each other.”  And too often I spend time in my day doing just that – passionately and effusively arguing Read More

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What is Infidelity?

No doubt the revelation of the identities of millions of married people who have used “Ashley Madison,” an internet site dedicated to marital infidelity (“Life is short; have an affair”), has caused many people to reexamine what conduct on the part of a spouse or partner is infidelity:  Are thinking, looking, sexting, acts of infidelity?  Read More

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Grounds for Divorce?

I do not know whether Reader’s Digest still fills in space after articles with oddities and jokes, but I recall that the magazine sometimes published laws that were found on the books of States, Cities and Counties that no longer had any purpose, but did amuse its readers.  Lost in the mists of time were Read More

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D.C. Superior Court Attorney Negotiator Program

The following post is written by Kristen McElroy, a paralegal at Kuder, Smollar, Friedman, & Mihalik who has coordinated KSFM’s volunteer efforts with the Attorney Negotiator program at the DC Superior Court for the past five years. D.C. Superior Court Attorney Negotiator Program As a paralegal, my role is to provide administrative support to the Read More

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Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration

One of my favorite parts of my work at Kuder, Smollar, Friedman, & Mihalik, PC, is working with soon-to-be-wed clients on their Premarital Agreements.  Planning a wedding, a marriage, and a life together is stressful and scary and hopeful and beautiful and exciting.  I am overjoyed to be part of that process for many people.  Read More

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“Typical” Families

The Washington Post published another fascinating article on changing families this morning, citing a report from the Council on Contemporary Families being released today.  The study shows empirically what we know to be true (and what I blog about frequently) – families are more diverse than ever, and it is not necessarily a bad thing.  Read More

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