Vasectomy Plea Agreement Wave of the Future to Prevent Criminal Non-Support

By Alan W. Cohen Attorney at Law “Fathering children is not criminal behavior.” So said attorney Steve Benjamin of Richmond, Virginia, a past president of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers criticizing the recently announced plea bargain of a 27-year-old man who has fathered seven children by seven different mothers. The agreement requires the…

Child Custody – Are You Putting Your Children First?

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT When facing divorce as a parent child-custody issues can become quite challenging and emotions regarding divorce-related issues can easily become charged. I recently came upon an article about proposed changes to child custody legislation pending in some states. An investigative committee was being formed to consider whether “shared parenting may be…