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COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

COVID Vaccine for Kids – Who Decides?

COVID Vaccine for Kids – Who Decides?

Now that the FDA has approved a version of the COVID vaccine for children ages 12 and up under the Emergency Use Authorization, we have been flooded with inquiries from parents concerned about who may consent to their children being vaccinated. The short answer: with...

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Rejuvenation With and Without Technology

Rejuvenation With and Without Technology

I want to thank everyone for your birthday and well wishes for my 3-week vacation. It is true. I didn’t read email for just over 3 weeks. I turned off email notifications on my phone. I had no reason to open Outlook, so I didn’t; in the past I have moved the Outlook...

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Back to School in Times of COVID … Back to Court?

Back to School in Times of COVID … Back to Court?

With the COVID-19 pandemic, navigating the parenting landscape for divorced and split parents has reached a new level of complicated. Back in March, we were faced with the immediate issue of interpretation of parenting time schedules, given their connection to the...

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When Life Gives You Lemons, Eat the Lemon

When Life Gives You Lemons, Eat the Lemon

This is “that time” of summer—when it feels like everyone is (or should be) on vacation, when we’re all savoring the end of summer before we plug back in to our real lives in the real heat of August and then power through to the holidays. But this year is different,...

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Embracing Change & #DoingThings

Embracing Change & #DoingThings

I am very grateful to all of you who have reached out and encouraged me in my May challenges. They worked! I have fully transitioned to a productive work-from-home life that is both professional and balanced. I am getting outdoors every day. I have a good workday...

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How to Live Alone in a Pandemic

How to Live Alone in a Pandemic

Adjusting to the new Stay-at-Home reality of this pandemic has been challenging, to say the least. We are now 60 days in, and everyone is talking about the “pivot” – to a new work environment, to a new school environment, to new products or services your business will...

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Lockdown is Ending. It’s Time for Real Pants Again.

Lockdown is Ending. It’s Time for Real Pants Again.

At Lazar Law, we have made the decision to continue to work remotely at least through the month of May. We will see what the end of May brings, but we have been able to move our firm online and conduct all our business while we Work From Home. It has been a month of...

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Coronavirus and Child Custody

Coronavirus and Child Custody

I have recently been interviewed for CNN and BBC Radio. Click to read the CNN article “Navigating Child Custody in the Time of Coronavirus” Click to hear the BBC Radio Newsday interview. Both major news outlets asked me the same question: What do separated or divorced...

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CNN.com: Navigating Child Custody in the Time of Coronavirus

CNN.com: Navigating Child Custody in the Time of Coronavirus

In this CNN.com article, Lazar Law attorney Jodi Lazar discusses the shutdown of the family court system and the impact on co-parents and their custody schedules. "Every day, all day long — it's the number one issue we've dealt with in our office over the last three...

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Twitter, Takeout And Time To Connect

Twitter, Takeout And Time To Connect

What I am learning during this pandemic is that we can stay connected and actually nurture, plant and grow our personal  and professional communities, and maybe even merge them a bit into a new form of relationship that lets us share ourselves and our humanity as we...

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Lazar Law Goes Virtual

Lazar Law Goes Virtual

During the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, Lazar Law is committed to doing our part to protect our communities and our team.  Our team is now working remotely, and we are conducting business as usual to meet your family law needs. We are a fully-functioning...

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Winter Getting You Down?

Winter Getting You Down?

February is over; can you believe it? These have been difficult weeks, and I think everyone is struggling. It has been such a busy month for us at Lazar Law, working on complicated cases; the year is in full swing, and the slog of winter has definitely set in. Lucky...

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Be Bold

Be Bold

I’ve seen a lot of tweets this week along the lines that this month has been the longest year already, and I have to agree, it feels like January 2020 has taken forever to come to a close. I read it is the longest, darkest month of 2020, so congratulations, we’ve made...

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