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Staying Child Centered

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Staying CHILD CENTERED is not as easy as one would think.  For almost 30 years I have represented parents, grandparents, children and even myself in divorce and Family Law matters and putting our children first takes real work and constant attention.  Why this is so important:  First, because statements and facts that are not child …

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Unbundled Legal Services-RUN

 “Unbundled” means you hire the attorney to handle only specific tasks, such as preparing the court documents or entering a limited appearance, and then you handle parts of the case on your own to save money. It claims that fewer billable hours means less cost. However, if your lawyer is only good for drafting documents …

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Your Spouse Hired Me. What does this mean for YOU?

Ok your significant other or spouse has hired me to represent them.  What will this mean for YOU? First, I am not and will never be about how much money I can make off your misfortune or unfortunate circumstances. Next, if your spouse has hired me I believe in working with a client to develop, …

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Find an Attorney

One Way to Find an Attorney How to choose your divorce or family law lawyer/attorney is a very serious matter.  It is a substantial purchase financially and it affects all aspects of your daily life.  One way to find an Attorney is word of mouth.  This is often the best method. I get referrals from …

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Cheating: The Court doesn’t care!

Cheating:  The Court doesn’t care who is sleeping with who! OK folks, I am writing this blog because I don’t want to see one more person spend a single dime of their hard earned money talking, texting, or fighting because their spouse, partner or former co-parent has cheated on them!  The Court does not care …

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Help Your Children During Divorce

5 Ways to Help Your Children During Divorce How to help your children cope with your divorce. If you are nervous and anxious about the divorce process and you have some input and some control over the outcome, imagine what it is like for children who have neither.  You can help your children during divorce.  …

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Have an Experienced Divorce Attorney?

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Hired an Experienced Divorce Attorney?  Listen to the Divorce Attorney.         I represented a man over two years ago.  I was his divorce attorney.  During the divorce process on many different occasions he would speak directly with his Wife without sharing these discussions with me, without getting my input or advice.  The …

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The Attorney for Children, Law Guardian

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What is the purpose of the Attorney for Children? The purpose of the Attorneys for Children (hereinafter AFC) Program is to provide representation to minors in many kinds of court proceedings (such as juvenile delinquency, custody and visitation, and child protective proceedings). There are approximately 850 attorneys who serve as AFCs on panels in the …

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PURPOSE OF INITIAL CONSULTATION

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The purpose of the initial consultation should be to find answer the following question: Is it in my best interest to hire this lawyer for my divorce or family law matter?  This is the fundamental and most important question for anyone seeking legal representation.  Having said that how do you determine which lawyer is best …

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How Do I Cut Ties With Ex?

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HOW DO I CUT TIES WITH  EX? Getting a divorce or court order is only one step in moving into a new life after divorce or break up.  The real divorce from any relationship is the cutting of the emotion, mental and physical ties that bind you to your ex.  How do you cut ties …

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