In an increasingly digital world, with dating and hookup websites and apps running rampant, the days of having ample knowledge of your prospective love interest are long gone. Getting set up by friends and family barely ever happens anymore, meaning your entire life story has not yet been told to your date. To your date,…

It’s normal, basic human nature, to want to get one over those who hurt us. We want to win and prevail over them, if possible, take everything they hold dear, as a means of settling scores. However, as much as we would love to do this in a divorce, that’s not how the process works….

A divorce is probably the most negotiating you’ll ever have to encounter, at the very least, the most emotional draining. A lot of back and forth over custody, assets, who gets what, who keeps the pets etc. You both have a multitude of demands, and you will make statements that support the same. Talk is…

Pre and During Divorce Proceedings You are in the middle of a divorce, out on the town and looking to post a few pictures on Facebook. Before you hit the send button, remember that in this day and age, your social media accounts are basically a data mine for employers, government and , most importantly,…

If you are going through a separation or a divorce, it is very important that you recognize the importance of not moving out of the marital home too hastily. Moving out of your marital home during a divorce can bring about issues related to child custody, financial support, and property ownership. If you do wish…

Every divorcing mother dreads telling her child “Mom and dad are getting a divorce.” They are haunting and traumatic words. Both for the child and the mother. And yet the reality is that 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States will at some point file for divorce. As a mom, one…

It’s been in the news a lot lately – Aretha Franklin died without a will. This is true for 50% of all U.S. estates, unfortunately. Don Wilson, Ms. Franklin’s attorney, probably said it best on why this was a mistake: “It would have expedited things and kept them out of probate and kept things private,”…

Splitting up the marital assets is part of a divorce. And, a frequent question is about gifts. This can be a gift from one spouse to another, or a gift from a third party. For example, a gift from a parent to husband/wife during the marriage. Asset splitting, with gifts and inheritance, is not necessarily…

I recently moved into a new office and there was criteria it had to meet. First, the office must be accessible to elderly and disabled clients… Ideally the office would be on the first floor; otherwise, there would need to be an elevator. I eliminated one of the offices because of this. The landlord tried…