The emotional impact of being dragged through the family court system cannot be understated. It can cloud the judgement of the most practical among us.
Establishing easily accessible resources for responsible dads who find themselves suddenly under seige is a priority. There should be a hot line in every state to help men of limited finances through the critical early stages of divorce and custody proceedings. Predatory attorneys depend on men’s ignorance of family law to advance pro forma agendas. Hard evidence that the legal pendulum is changing direction can be found here.