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What Makes a Stable Home for Children During and After Divorce?

What Makes a Stable Home for Children During and After Divorce?

What Makes a Stable Home for Children During and After Divorce? When a divorce happens, disruption occurs. That fact is indisputable. And if you have children, the stress multiplies, but what matters is how each family copes. When children are involved, parents need...

Stable Homes, Happy Kids

Stable Homes, Happy Kids

During and after divorce, the primary focus should be the needs and emotional well-being of the children involved. This means safeguarding their routine, establishing open channels of communication with both parents, and ensuring stability in their lives. Learn more...

What Makes a Good Parent

What Makes a Good Parent

Navigating divorce and custody disputes can be challenging, but the key focus should always be the well-being and happiness of your children. This infographic highlights some important parenting considerations that will significantly impact your kids post-divorce. Our...

How Can We Know if We’re Good Parents?

How Can We Know if We’re Good Parents?

"What is good parenting?" If you have children, I bet you've asked this question. And if you are a parent facing divorce and uncomfortable decisions about physical custody, visitation, and financial support, the question of who is the better parent often comes up....

Achieving Harmony

Achieving Harmony

As an established family law firm, we've learned that effective co-parenting, not conflict, helps children thrive during a divorce. It's all about envisioning a future where you work together as parents, despite the end of your romantic relationship. Adapting to your...

Harmony Through Effective Co-parenting

Harmony Through Effective Co-parenting

I’ve been an attorney for over thirty years, spending most of that time in family law. I know that the present can seem overwhelming when couples are going through a divorce. But right now, if you’re a parent, I want you to stop and time travel into the future—10, 20...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Family Law Mediation

How to Get the Most Out of Your Family Law Mediation

Mediation is a required step in nearly every family law matter, and for good reason. Most family law cases are resolved through mediation and dispute resolution efforts, rather than at a final trial. The evidence is clear—when...

Will I Receive Post-Divorce Maintenance or Alimony?

Will I Receive Post-Divorce Maintenance or Alimony?

One of the most burning questions clients have when they are going through divorce is whether they will receive or pay post-divorce maintenance (“alimony”). I have already shared the importance of understanding your post-divorce budget while you are going through...

Does This Eyepatch Make Me Look Like a Pirate?

Does This Eyepatch Make Me Look Like a Pirate?

I know I’m not the only one who has had a difficult month. I have been suffering from a serious eye infection all of October. I have a chronic issue in my left eye – my left eye is bad. The underlying medical issues that cause my left eye to erupt from the inside are...

Eat an Elephant (or 2020) One Bite at a Time

Eat an Elephant (or 2020) One Bite at a Time

In Judaism, it is the start of a new year. And fall always feels like a new start, after the oppressive heat of summer has passed. But here we remain locked away and cautious with days that don’t seem much different than the next. The newness of stay-at-home has worn...

Litigate or Collaborate? Either way, as long as you Negotiate.

It is a mistake to think having your day in Court will get you what you want. Your best bet is to negotiate a settlement, because the Court cannot and will not take the time necessary to really understand the details of your family or property. Most likely, a Court's...

A Smart Lawyer Who Is NICE to YOU

No doubt everyone has an opinion on who you should hire as your divorce lawyer. There are names everyone knows and fears. There are the ones who pop up first on a google search. The divorce lawyer/client relationship needs to be the right fit, and you deserve someone...