Co-Parenting: Sink or Swim by Dr. Laura LoBuglio-Vigil, Psy.D. & Dr. Julio Vigil, Ph.D.

It is becoming an all too familiar statistic that is quoted in most articles related to children and divorce: “About half of all American children will experience their parent’s divorce.” While divorce can be a stressful time for both adults and children, research demonstrates that the parent’s ability to effectively co-parent is of paramount importance in determining the children’s well-being and adjustment…

Co-Parenting: A View from the Bench by Judge Angélica D. Zayas

What Is Co-Parenting? Co-parenting can be described or defined in many ways. In the context of the Family Court, co-parenting can best be described as a parenting relationship where both parents assume joint responsibility for raising their child even though they are longer, or perhaps never were, together as a couple…