Archive for September 2014

Seven Courtless Divorce Options

In every jurisdiction in the United States, divorce must be recognized by a court by virtue of a “final judgment” of some kind in order to be effective. So when I say “courtless,” I mean exactly that; these are processes that involve less court, order rather than more. There is no such thing as a…

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“Everyone’s a Parent For The First Time”

Christian was adorable. He was blond-haired, and six feet tall, a twenty-eight-year-old firefighter built like Adonis. He came to my office in jeans and a t-shirt, and nice leather sandals. He had just discovered that his erstwhile girlfriend, Jamie, a deputy sheriff, was expecting. He had apparently impregnated her during their failed attempt to patch…

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