Author Archives: Kimberly A. Cook

Kimberly A. Cook

About Kimberly A. Cook

Kimberly Cook began her career at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP in 2008. Ms. Cook received her Juris Doctorate degree from Catholic University of America - Columbus School of Law. Ms. Cook, concentrates her practice on litigation of complex family matters, including finance and child custody.

Back to School Planning Tips for Divorced Parents

Television commercials have started advertising the “hottest fashions” for Fall. Every store has aisles lined with backpacks, pencil cases and lunch boxes. Clearly, it’s “Back to School” time! For students, the new school year brings new teachers, new activities and, for some, even a new school. For divorced parents, the beginning of the school year […]

Domestic Violence

Recently, the news and social media outlets have been inundated with domestic violence headlines including allegations against Johnny Depp, the arrest of Sacramento Kings basketball player, Darren Collison, and the conviction of television actor, Michael Jace.  From athletes and entertainers to the “average Joe,” domestic violence (including physical, emotional or sexual abuse) impacts thousands of […]

Special Considerations for Special Needs Children During Divorce

Each year, approximately 6,000 children born in the U.S. have Down Syndrome,[1] as many as 5 out of every 100 children in school may have Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) [2] and autism now affects 1 in 68 children.[3]  The emotional and financial toll of caring for a disabled child can be overwhelming, even for […]

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Separate in “Conscious Uncoupling”

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced this week that they are ending their 11 year marriage. They termed their decision to separate as “conscious uncoupling.” While most people would just call it “divorce,” the fact that they were aware (i.e. conscious) of their need to separate for themselves and for their children is commendable. The […]

Living Together While Going Through a Divorce

People tend to assume  that once a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage is filed, one of the parties is required to move out of the marital residence. Not so. In fact, unless a spouse voluntarily moves out of the marital residence or a court order grants exclusive possession to either spouse, both the Husband and […]