The Facade of “Father’s Rights” in Family Law

Have you seen the commercials for the law firms “specializing” in Father’s Rights issues? Firms specializing in “Father’s rights” have not once, in my 15 years of practice, done better in settlement or court for their clients that experienced family law attorneys. I have worked with some reputable attorneys at these firms but choosing a… Read more »

3 Keys to Successfully Prepare for Mediation.

Have all of your documentation exchanged before you mediate Have all available letters or information necessary for decision making in hand. Know what you want and what you need – and understand the difference. Here are the 3 keys for successful mediation explained. 1.  Have all your documentation exchanged before you mediate. The key to… Read more »

PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY EVALUATIONS – Make them a last choice instead of the first.

In the midst of a stressful divorce, many parents head toward what they believe is the best course of action for the allocation of parental responsibilities by using a parental responsibility evaluations that involve child family investigators. There are very good reasons why someone would consider parental responsibility evaluations, for instance, a member of your… Read more »

Why create a Pre-Nup: 6 ideas to consider

As a Divorce attorney, I find many stressful situations can be avoided by taking a proactive and financial view of a marriage combined with love, a religious commitment and the concept of building a life together. In this particular time in history the uniqueness of a family spans from people getting married later in life,… Read more »