Collaborative Family Law

Is Litigation Worth It

Sometimes litigation is the only way a dispute can be resolved, but this is rarely the case. Parties involved in domestic disputes need to consider the question: Is litigation worth it. Family-related disputes (divorce, separation, custody) are distinctly different from other cases in the judicial ...
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The Need for an Experienced Divorce Attorney

A woman, I’ll call her “Jane”, recently came to see me after a ruling in family court had gone seriously wrong.  Jane had separated from her husband after he was arrested for committing an act of Domestic Violence against her.  Jane and her husband had two children together, ages 7 and 11. J...
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Drafting a Divorce Agreement

Many Divorce lawyers think that once they have reached an “agreement in principle” with the other side, the hard work is over and that the process of drafting a divorce agreement is simply a formality.  The experience of one person clearly shows that once an “agreement in princip...
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Temporary Custody Hearing

Can Parents Get Equal Custody of Children

Within the last year we have had three cases where we have represented dads who have gotten equal custody of children at a Temporary Hearing. Just this past week we represented a dad who had been sharing visitation of his 6 year old daughter on an equal basis, but on a hap hazard “whenever mo...
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Use of a divorce private investigator

We had recently gotten custody of 4 children at a temporary hearing last December, 2012 for Dad.  Almost immediately, and unbeknownst to our client, Mom retained a divorce private investigator to conduct continual surveillance on Dad.  We had warned our client that a divorce private investigator...
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