50/50 Custody

The biblical figure King Solomon was the judge in a dispute between two women who wanted one baby. The king told them, “split the baby in half’, each mother will get an equal share.” One mother cried out that she would rather the baby be given to the...

Unmarried Fathers In Minnesota

In this day and age most people accept that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. While gender bias remains, there are fewer and fewer roles that are seen as being just for women or men. The days of men having a limited role in raising children are...

Judges Are Not Gods

I was talking to a judge I know today at a mediation. He told me that he is a human being, who tries his best, but like all humans is not perfect, sometimes makes mistakes. As any other judge I know will tell you, putting on a black robe does not elevate one to...