Below, learn more about Matt and why he's joined Team Fathers and Families in running to raise money for our organization:
Matt Johnson, M.S. Ed.
Children: Madison, age 3
Why he believes in family court reform: Shared Parenting is important to me because studies show that kids need two parents in their lives. When they do not have both parents in their lives, the kids are more likely to see a negative outcome. I have worked with many children who are from one parent homes and it's easy to see that each child would do better with both parents in their lives. When parents divorce, both parents must realize they must put their differences aside for the betterment of their children--to do anything other than that is irresponsible.
Why he supports Fathers and Families:
Fathers and Families promotes two things that are very important to me. Shared Parenting should be the default situation when a fit mother and father seperate or divorce. Family Court reform is needed because the stress placed on men and women is already high in a break up, and the financial resources paid out during a divorce to lawyers could be better spent on a child's college education.
"Kids deserve both parents in their lives"
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