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10 Small (But Crucial) Things Your Divorce Attorney Wishes You Knew

YourTango | Posted 09.01.2016 | Divorce

By Amy Williams For six years, I was the attorney no one wanted to meet. Not one client ever wanted to pick up the phone and call a divorce attorney....

What Your Divorce Lawyer's Hourly Rate Doesn't Tell You

Larry Sarezky | Posted 07.12.2016 | Divorce
Larry Sarezky

Question: When does a 3-minute call from a divorce lawyer who charges $300 per hour cost MORE than the same call from a lawyer who charges $400/hr.? ...

10 Divorce Stories So Ridiculous, You'll Weep For Humanity

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.03.2015 | Divorce

Leave it to divorce to bring out the crazy in even the most rational and even-keeled people. Below, divorce attorneys share the craziest demands and a...

Stop! Don't Sign Your Divorce Papers Until You Do This One Crucial Thing

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 11.15.2016 | Divorce
Abby Rodman, LICSW

he deliberations dragged on so long, I just couldn't stand the wait any longer. Add to that an attorney who was admittedly distracted during the negotiations, and you've got a pretty certain recipe for settlement dissatisfaction. And I don't want the same for you.

Top 5 Things to Ask Your (Potential) Divorce Lawyer

Randall M. Kessler | Posted 10.06.2016 | Divorce
Randall M. Kessler

While there are many things you should ask your divorce lawyer, you should really also ask yourself many things such as simply "do I feel good about him or her."

5 Reasons to Hire a Divorce Lawyer

Divorce Magazine | Posted 10.01.2016 | Divorce
Divorce Magazine

You'll need to make a lot of decisions that will affect the rest of your life -- at a time when emotions may overwhelm your ability to think clearly. So although not everyone needs a divorce lawyer, obtaining a good one is often in your best interests.

A Few Things I Want My Little Sister to Know About Divorce

Krista Barth | Posted 09.18.2016 | Divorce
Krista Barth

Apparently, Karma has a very different opinion of enough is enough and there are lessons yet to be learned and new perspectives each day, even after almost 22 years as a divorce lawyer.

Why I Quit Being a Divorce Lawyer to Help People Get Divorced

Jason Levoy | Posted 09.08.2016 | Divorce
Jason Levoy

Public legal services programs often offer limited assistance and you have to be practically broke to qualify for any public legal services. What if I took all the knowledge I had and used to help the people that needed it most?

5 Things Your Divorce Attorney Won't Say To Your Face

Jason Levoy | Posted 08.18.2016 | Divorce
Jason Levoy

Going through a divorce is a stressful time. It's stressful for both you as the person getting divorced and for the attorney who is representing you.

Why YOU, Not a Judge, Should Resolve Child-Related Disputes

Rosalind Sedacca | Posted 07.17.2016 | Divorce
Rosalind Sedacca

Family-focused divorce attorney Larry Sarezky is passionate about keeping parents out of court when handling disputes over child custody. Based on decades of experience Larry knows that long-term outcomes work out better when the decisions are made by the parents themselves rather than left to the legal system.

Who You Need On Your Divorce Team

Honoree Corder | Posted 05.18.2016 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

Finding the right therapist can help you to heal wounds, old and new, while providing you with strategies and tools that will help you interact with your ex in the most appropriate and healthy ways possible.

10 Ways To Get the Hell Out of My Office As Fast As You Can

Krista Barth | Posted 06.06.2015 | Divorce
Krista Barth

So if you can't stay the hell out of my office, here are a few ways to get out as quickly, economically, and as painlessly as possible for the sake of your wallet and your sanity.

Divorcing Parents: 4 Ways You Can Be Super Heroes To Your Children

Michael Aurit, JD, MDR | Posted 06.09.2015 | Divorce
Michael Aurit, JD, MDR

The most heroic gift you can give your children is taking every opportunity possible to speak positively about your co-parent. Divorce in itself will not likely damage your children. However, how you choose to get divorced and behave after your divorce will make the difference.

4 Things That Women Need for Divorce Recovery

Natalie Gregg | Posted 01.08.2015 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

Women are frequently the ones that ensure that their spouse's needs are met, the kids are fed, and their nests are in order. Amidst the cooking, cleaning, worrying, and loving, the can lose themselves. And when the divorce is final, they face an identity crisis.

3 Things Your Divorce Lawyer Isn't Telling You

Honoree Corder | Posted 01.07.2015 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

Specifically, there are three things your divorce lawyer probably isn't telling you, and by doing them, both of you -- heck, all parties involved, will have a more positive and effortless divorce experience.

3 Things You Need To Hear But Your Lawyer Isn't Telling You

Keri Kettle | Posted 01.05.2015 | Divorce
Keri Kettle

To help you avoid getting stuck in a never-ending divorce, you should know the top three things that lawyers wish they could tell you, but probably won't.

C'est la Vie, Y'all: How the French Get Divorced

Natalie Gregg | Posted 11.25.2014 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

In a nutshell, there is no smut, drama or Matlock maneuvering in French divorce court. Likewise, instead of surprise hearings and sensational trials, French divorce is fairly vanilla compared to its US counterpart.

The #1 Divorce Mistake Men Make

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 08.19.2014 | Divorce
Joseph E. Cordell

One of the most damaging errors a man can make during his divorce is to voluntarily move out of the marital home. This issue is so prevalent it takes ...

'Collaborative Divorce' Is Collaborative in Name Only

Mark Baer | Posted 07.12.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

It seems to me that as currently practiced, "Collaborative Divorce" is collaborative in name only and at best should be called "Cooperative Divorce."

Sleeping With the Enemy: Saving Your Family After an Affair

Natalie Gregg | Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

Please understand, I am not selling divorce. You are not abandoning your marriage: That was your spouse's choice. You are not to blame for the death of your marriage. But if you delay, you could spend the rest of your life blaming yourself for the disaster of your divorce.

Must Parties Confirm That They Are Open to Settlement For Mediation to Be Effective?

Mark Baer | Posted 06.02.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I want to once again deconstruct aspects of Franklin Garfield's article titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?" because I find it an effective way of raising certain aspects of mediation, bringing about a discussion on those issues and educating people.

Should You Fire Your Divorce Attorney?

Nancy Kay | Posted 04.22.2014 | Divorce
Nancy Kay

Although every person's personal and legal predicaments are unique, there are several essential points to carefully consider before making the decision to fire your divorce attorney or not.

What's Truth Got to Do With It?

Mark Baer | Posted 03.01.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I happen to believe that lawyers should provide their clients with legal information. If the lawyers don't have that knowledge, why are their clients retaining them?

5 Tips to Celebrating Your First Holidays After a Divorce

John F. Martoccio | Posted 02.26.2014 | Divorce
John F. Martoccio

Celebrating the holidays alone can be a great joy, but it requires good planning, a positive attitude and most importantly, realistic expectations. Here is our short list of tips to help you have a joyful holiday season solo.

8 Reasons To Think Twice Before Hiring An Aggressive Attorney

David Centeno | Posted 01.26.2014 | Divorce
David Centeno

Finding a divorce lawyer can be a daunting task. For many, divorce is their first experience with the legal system, aside from a traffic ticket or two. It can be tempting to look for a lawyer who markets himself as aggressive. Here are some reasons to think twice.