Archive for the ‘First Steps’ Category

The Power & Unnecesary Evil of Words in the World of Divorce

I have just finished working on three trials back to back; all involved the fight for the “control” of the children and I am convinced that all three cases became contested only because of the use of the wrong words in the agreements or in the negotiations which attempted to settle the children’s issues.  There [...]

How Long Does Divorce Take? A Time Frame

how long is it going to take and what is the time line?

Before the Divorce Lawyer

STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN A guide to preparing for the divorce   I never started out to be a divorce attorney.  It just happened.  After years as a tax, corporate and business attorney who actually tried cases, my practice drifted into “family law”.  It is the most difficult and complex area of law because you [...]