What kind of divorce lawyer do you want?

What kind of lawyer should I hire? (avoid the pitbull). Many spouses are faced with the decision as to what “kind” of lawyer to hire. Friends and family will typically offer referrals or what lawyer’s call “armchair” advice. Every spouse will receive from one source or another the encouragement to hire a “pit bull” lawyer. […]

When divorce is a passing thought

Of all the spouses that meet with me, talking with a divorce lawyer is the last thing they do when wanting to leave a spouse.  There’s all kinds of activity in their lives that precedes our meeting.  They talk to friends, start dating another, separate finances from their spouse, and even sell a home.  The […]

Hurting yourself by not wanting more – a lesson for moms.

Many mothers receive child support.  In fact, given recent divorce statistics, more than half the mothers in the U.S. have had a divorce, where child support may have been part of the case.  While paying or receiving child support is standard fare in divorce, an ever alarming number of parents create bigger problems for themselves […]

Suing the one that stole your spouse.

Very few states allow a spouse to sue the person that stole their spouse away. This type of case is called an “alienation of affections case.” These types of lawsuits are generally frowned upon by the Courts. However, many spouses find themselves gravitated to file these types of suits because of the strong desire to […]

What is a Status hearing?

Status hearings, sometimes called status conferences, are opportunities to provide the Judge with information about the on goings of the case. Normally, there is much more contact between spouses and their attorneys than between the attorneys and the Judge. So, the status conferences allow the Judge to know the current on goings of the case, […]