Litigation

Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned

“Heav’n has no Rage, like Love to Hatred turn’d, Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn’d.” Not all cases are appropriate for the collaborative model of dispute resolution. Some clients’ emotions (regardless of their sex, despite Congreve’s simile, above), are too intense to permit them to care about being fair. They can only see…

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Would Moving Out Constitute Abandonment of the Marital Home?

Are you thinking about getting a divorce? Are you worried that if you move out, the Court will conclude that you abandoned the home? That’s a common question that’s often raised in dissolution of marriage cases. Rest assured, just because you relocate does not establish that you’ve abandoned your home. In fact, there’s a presumption…

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Why Hiding Assets is Never a Good Idea

Imagine for a moment that you’re seriously considering divorce. You suddenly remember you have a substantial bonus coming up at work. You’re already angry and resentful after years of accumulated frustrations with your spouse. You know the divorce itself can be expensive. Can you think of creative ways so that your bonus isn’t considered as…

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