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Andrew M.I. Lee, J.D., is an editor and former attorney who strives to help people understand complex legal, education and parenting issues. His work has appeared on television and online. Andrew lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children. He has a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a J.D. from NYU School of Law.
This is for my wife:
Don’t buy me a gift for Father’s Day.
I know you’ve got a million things on you...
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At the start of the school year, I was so frustrated I nearly pulled my hair out. My son kept forget...
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