August 12, 2013

Divorce Bites – But Who Gets the Pet?

It’s no secret that I’m an animal lover.  Anyone who knows me can tell you that my dog, Taco, is like a member of the family.  Just look at those…

June 6, 2013

Can I record my spouse’s phone calls?

With the ever increasing amount of technology available to us in our daily lives, many electronic devices such as computers or cell phones have become an increasingly popular resource for…

May 1, 2013

Do I need a private investigator?

Do I need a private investigator? I get that question all the time. When clients come in to consult with me at the outset of their separation or impending separation,…

March 27, 2013

Who pays for the children’s college in a divorce?

When couples with minor children separate, they frequently have significant discussions and negotiations about the moral obligation that both parties have to provide financial assistance for their children’s college education.…

September 14, 2012

Can I date after I’m separated but before I’m divorced?

This is a question I am frequently asked; and although the technically correct answer is “yes,” my advice is usually “NO!” Such advice, however, bears further clarification of context, as follows.

Absolutely…

August 10, 2012

Do I Have to pay a lawyer for this? Good ways to save on legal fees when going through a divorce

Separation and divorce is expensive; and even in a good economic climate, people are always looking for ways to save money when going through a divorce.  Most of us do…

August 1, 2012

Is a prenuptial agreement right for me?

Should I or shouldn’t I? Get a prenuptial agreement, that is. The idea of a prenuptial agreement can be an uncomfortable topic to broach with someone you love and are…

July 2, 2012

Think you don’t need a lawyer? Think again.

Yes, you can go to the drug store and buy a pair of scissors for $5, but that doesn’t mean you should give yourself a haircut.  You’ll most likely end…

February 7, 2012

When are you really ready to separate? Can I do this?

I would venture to say that at any hour of the day people are making the decision to divorce or separate. Some of these decisions are planned and well-thought-out, while…

January 23, 2012

Taxes and Divorce: A few things you should know

The new year is in full swing, and you’re probably starting to receive your W2’s and other forms you might need to file your 2011 tax returns.  While taxes are…

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