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Model Co-Parenting: How Nick and Mariah are Making it Work

Andrew Feldstein
This Mother’s Day, Mariah Carey and ex-hubby Nick Cannon went for dinner with their twins. Although the couple split years ago, Carey and Cannon seem to be comfortable putting the children first, even taking them on a family trip to Disneyland a few weeks ago. This is an example of co-parenting at its best. Child […]

Jesse Willaims and Ex-Wife Remain Amicable for their Kids

Andrew Feldstein
According to TMZ, Jesse Williams, the star of Grey’s Anatomy has moved out of the family home but he has remained civil with his estranged wife for the sake of the kids. Sources suggest that Williams and his ex-wife have been co-parenting their son and daughter for months since they officially separated. Apparently, Williams is […]

Step-Parent Rights and Obligations: Mel B’s Ex Seeks Access to Eddie Murphy’s Daughter

Andrew Feldstein
According to TMZ, Mel B’s ex-husband, Stephen Belafonte is seeking the legal right to maintain a relationship with the daughter Mel B had with Eddie Murphy. Belafonte alleged that he has been a father in the life of the child since she was born and therefore has a right to visitation. Belafonte also argues that Eddie Murphy has not been overly involved in the child’s life and it is in the best interests of the child to maintain her relationship with Belafonte.

Mel B Seeks Sole Custody of her Children

Andrew Feldstein
According to TMZ, Mel B has made a major change to her Divorce Application, namely, she decided that she does not want to share joint custody of the children with Stephen Belafonte. Mel B attributes her decision to two reasons. The first is that Stephen was allegedly convicted for domestic violence against his former girlfriend. […]

Mel B and her Family Attend Family Therapy Following Divorce

Andrew Feldstein
According to TMZ, Mel B and her ex-husband Stephen Belafonte toned down the anger in their divorce and attended a family therapy session with their three children, ages 5, 9 and 18. The couple drove separately to the home of Mel B’s psychiatrist, Dr. Charles Sophy, a leading psychiatrist in Hollywood for the family therapy session. Reportedly, the session represented a breakthrough for the family as a family therapy session would have been out of the question up until this point in the couple’s breakup.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner: Co-Parenting Post-Separation

Andrew Feldstein
Even though the couple is still separated and intending to proceed with their divorce, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner continue to be an example of effective co-parenting post-separation. As reported by TMZ, Ben has recently completed rehab, and he and Jennifer were spotted out together shortly thereafter. Reports indicate that Jennifer continues to be a […]

Scarlett Johansson is Getting Divorced

Andrew Feldstein
According to TMZ, Scarlett Johansson filed for divorce from her husband of just over two years, Romain Dauriac. Scarlett filed for divorce in New York and she is seeking primary custody of the parties’ daughter. Romain also plans to fight for custody of the couple’s daughter, Rose, which may result in a lengthy court battle. […]

Steve Francis: Impact of Lifestyle Choices on Custody and Access

Andrew Feldstein
Former NBA star Steve Francis is officially divorced from his wife of 11 years after lengthy litigation. As reported by TMZ, one of the main issues of contention was Steve’s custody and access rights with respect to the two children of the marriage, in consideration of his substance abuse issues. The presiding judge in their matter put strict conditions into place, and ordered that Steve was permanently restricted from using drugs or alcohol within 12 hours of his parenting time with the children, and if he breaches this condition, he may lose his parenting time.