By: Sarah T. McCain
While recently reading the entertainment section of the news, I came across a story highlighting the divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Clearly most of their issues were not those that the average individual can really relate to. However, there were some items that you see in many high conflict divorces that deal with parenting time schedules and the division of property and debts.
First, their divorce started with allegations being made concerning Brad Pitt and the parties’ eldest son, then a teenager. Since that time, while you may see photos of him spending time with the younger children, there are little to none of him with this eldest child. So what do you do if a child, and more specifically a teenager, doesn’t want to spend time with you? Barring any issues with abuse and/or neglect, the options are fairly limited. Continue reading