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Letting Go of Your House in Divorce: Embracing A New Normal divorce property value real estate May 25, 2018

“I must have the house in this divorce…” she said. As I met with this sad, 40-Something client, discussing what was most important to her in her divorce case, she tearfully kept circling back to the marital home. “I have to have the house. After all, my kids grew up there...

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Preparing for Divorce: Assemble Your Ultimate Divorce Team divorce Nov 14, 2017

Have you ever noticed that the most successful people, who do challenging work, are surrounded by a carefully selected team of people? Same thing goes for people who overcome significant hardships – rarely do those folks conquer hardships alone.

Think of the wildly successful professionals,...

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Preparing for Divorce: How to Tell the Kids divorce Oct 30, 2017

She sat in my office, resolute that she wanted a divorce. He worked all the time, in fact extra time including nights and weekends. His workaholism left her and their three children alone to do all the school work, attend the kids’ sporting and school events, and even church.  Alone.

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Paying Spousal Support? Have I Got a Deal for You (Maybe) divorce spousal support May 20, 2016

The judge ordered you to pay a chunk of change each month as spousal support (“alimony”). You’re hoping your spouse gets a job or a fat, juicy raise so your monthly outlay goes down. That alimony order can be a shocker – but there is a little silver lining, courtesy of the...

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The Not-So-Sweet Revenge of the Mob, James Bond and the Busybody attorney divorce divorced kids revenge May 20, 2016

From time to time, as matrimonial lawyers, we see amusing things. One of those is watching the sometimes funny, sometimes not, methods of “gotcha” that ex-spouses employ against one another through the divorce and child custody processes. You know those little “zingers”...

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Facebook Fiasco divorce ex spouse facebook social media May 19, 2016

Contemplating divorce? Separated, or divorced with a “challenging” ex-spouse? If you’re a Facebook junkie, carefully consider the content of your FB page!

Face book is regularly used these days by divorce lawyers (including yours truly). It’s amazing to us in the legal...

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