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Cordell & Cordell’s 5 Ways To Sabotage Child Custody

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sabotage child custodyCordell & Cordell co-founder Joseph Cordell relied on his decades of experience to compile for his list of five common mistakes men make during child custody battles.

“Judges are human and susceptible to biases, including the antiquated preconception that children of divorce are better off living with their mothers,” Cordell shared with “So guys cannot afford to fall any further behind when it comes to presenting their case for custody.”

These five mistakes will certainly hurt your custody chances:

  1. Yelling at your wife.
  2. Moving in with a significant other.
  3. Criticizing your wife to friends, family, and children.
  4. Denying telephone contact with mom when the children are with you.
  5. Taking the kids out of the area without warning mom in advance.

If you behave as though the judge were standing next to you each time you interact with your wife and children, Cordell writes, you will certainly avoid the pitfalls that will reduce your custody chances.

Read the full article: “Ways To Sabotage Child Custody

Frank Murphy

Edited By Frank Murphy

Chief Compliance Officer
Frank Murphy

Frank Murphy is the Chief Compliance Officer and an Executive Partner at Cordell & Cordell. His responsibilities include oversight of the Firm’s compliance with Legal and Ethical obligations as well as contributing to the day-to-day operations of the Firm as an Executive Partner.

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