Posts Tagged ‘attorney’

Is Negotiation The Right Divorce Process For You?

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Many divorcing couples aren’t able to resolve their divorces without the assistance of professionals. Sometimes one hires an attorney to represent one of them in the negotiations with the other party; sometimes they each opt to retain counsel to negotiate a resolution for them. How do you know if this is the right divorce process…

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Be Careful What You Say During The Courtroom Divorce Process.

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Don’t Tell Your Clients Anything You Don’t Want to be Repeated. Courtroom divorce proceedings are stressful enough without personal attacks between attorneys. My client was the wife in a hotly contested divorce that I had inherited from another attorney. Her franchise attorney had referred her to me, specifically in the hope “you can get this…

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Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

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Should I Stay Or Should I Go: The Decision To Move Out During A Divorce. Darling you got to let me know Should I stay or should I go? If you say that you are mine I’ll be here till the end of time So you got to let me know Should I stay or should…

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THE SEVEN BIGGEST DIVORCE MISTAKES #6

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When making any major life decision, always get a second opinion! A lawyer should explain the various divorce options available for obtaining that final judgment. But lawyers are human. They have biases. They make mistakes. They want to make money. Always get a second opinion before choosing an attorney. But once you do retain counsel, take…

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Is On-line Dating During Your Divorce A Good Idea?

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  To Advise or Not to Advise?  Client Use of  On-Line Dating Platforms during Divorce. One of the first things that we, as lawyers, tell our clients when they begin their divorce is to limit their social media activity and to be mindful of what they post. As technology continues to evolve, it becomes tougher…

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12 Tips To Dealing With Divorce Stress

Divorce is a frightening prospect. It is a well-known fact that divorce is one of the most stressful events one can suffer in a lifetime. Follow these 12 tips to achieve success when coping with divorce stress. Accept it. You can’t do much about what has happened. You can, however, significantly control how you react to…

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High Touch in the Divorce Home Sale

What It Takes to be a Realtor Who Specializes in Divorce A house is the physical embodiment of the hopes and dreams of a couple, and of their family… the American Dream. That’s why we call it a “home,” once they’ve moved in and it has made that transition. When the couple later divorces and…

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The New Year is Here!

If your New Year’s Resolution was to get a divorce, do it peacefully; Collaborate! Divorce filings are historically low for the month of December due to parties not wanting to disrupt this time of year for their children. You felt the same way; you kept the peace through the holidays but now it is time…

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The Best Way to Get Divorced: War or Peace

Family lawyers cause families more pain and cost them more money than any other cog in the traditional divorce process. Most do not do it on purpose (although some do), but that they do it is undeniable. I’ve practiced law for 35 years. I’ve made a spectacular living as the consummate trial attorney, and I…

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Fresh Start

For many of us, New Year’s Day is a fresh start in more ways than one. Most years, there are more divorce petitions filed in January than in any other month. People tend to put off filing at the end of the year because the holidays are stressful enough, and folks see the New Year as…

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