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Divorce in the 21st Century: Do You Still Need a Lawyer?

The internet has made a lot of things easier to do without the help of a professional, like buy life insurance or book a vacation. Many websites and services have made it easier for people to “be th… Read More
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What to Do After Your Divorce is Final

In this space, we’ve talked quite a bit about knowing when it’s the right time to divorce, planning for divorce, and getting through divorce. It’s time to devote some attention to the topic of w… Read More
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Getting Through Divorce: When It Feels Worst, It’s About to Get Better

“It’s always darkest just before the dawn.” It’s a saying you’ve heard hundreds of times, and it’s usually said by someone standing in a different “time zone,” where they are already i… Read More
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When is Divorce the Best Choice?

When is divorce the best choice? Nobody plans to get divorced. Almost everyone who gets married hopes and believes it is the start of “happily ever after,” despite statistics that suggest almost h… Read More
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Understanding Contracts and Divorce

Let’s talk about contracts, especially contracts and divorce.  A contract has three elements to it. There is an offer, an acceptance and something lawyers call “consideration.”  So when you wa… Read More
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Homemakers and Divorce: What You Need to Know

Marriage is a partnership, which means each spouse has his or her own role in making things work. When divorce happens, you need to figure out how to make everything work on your own. A spouse who nev… Read More
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Nothing Good Happens When You Lie to Your Attorney!

It’s human nature to want to save face and not look bad in front of others, especially those we perceive to be in a position to judge us. We tell our doctors that we haven’t been eating sw… Read More
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Can Your Parenting Plan Be Too Detailed?

There’s no doubt that a lack of detail in custody agreements and parenting plans can send parents back to court seeking clarification. To avoid this, some parents try to envision every possible… Read More
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Are Judges the Best Way to Find Justice in Your Divorce?

“I want my day in court!” We hear this over and over from clients, usually those who have been privately wronged and want to be publicly vindicated in a court of law, with a judge declarin… Read More
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Elephant - Perception is Not Reality in Divorce

Your Perception is Not Reality in a Divorce

Have you ever heard the expression “blind man’s zoo?” It refers to a story in which a number of blind men surrounded an elephant and were attempting to describe it. One with a hand o… Read More
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