What are some current trends you’re seeing in family law?
Todd Warren: There’s a clear movement to treat maintenance, child support, college education and even parenting time as a formulaic calculation, using a one-size-fits-all model for all families.
While the intent may be to shorten the length and costs of the divorce, the end result often overlooks the standards of living and history of the particular family in question, often to the detriment of one or both parents, and their children.
Divorce is not an exact science. Formulas have their place in divorce, but shouldn’t be the sole consideration in trying to navigate a family through what is undoubtedly their most difficult journey.
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