I’ve presented these articles which I have written because I feel they offer good information for my clients. Reading them at your leisure will help you better understand your situation. If you have any questions regarding what you’ve read here, especially how it may relate to your own family law issue, please feel free to contact my office. We will be happy to arrange a consultation to discuss all your questions.

Common Mistakes Made by Family Law Clients

Family law cases are often plagued with very common mistakes by the client. Sometimes the mistakes are endemic to the case and cannot be solved, which makes for a challenged lawyer-client relationship.  Sometimes the mistakes can be corrected.  The best way for any client to try to avoid mistakes is to be aware of the most common ones beforehand.  Here … Continued

Life is Too Short to Be Unhappy

The holidays are over.  Family obligations have come to an end.  The gifts have been unwrapped and returned and the bills are crashing in after a rabid shopping season.  Your focus has returned to your relationship with your spouse and you realize, or are reminded, you are unhappy.

Out With the Old…the Divorcee Sale

It’s been in the news lately.  Recently there was a new “pop-up” store in Beverly Hills.  You can even host a similar event in your city.  As stated on their website, “The Divorceé Sale™ was created by Jill Alexander who saw a need to help newly single friends discard their fashionable baggage from their previous life. These items serve as … Continued

The Power of the Positive Approach

It’s officially November and in 24 days it will be Thanksgiving. Historically, Thanksgiving is the day to give thanks for a good harvest, and to rejoice together after much hard work with the rest of the community. Today, many people also like to give thanks for the things and people who are appreciated in their lives.

Ten Things You Should NOT Do During A Divorce Or Custody Battle

Emotions often run high when people are arguing over money, property and children. They frequently do not trust each other and are working hard to advance their own interests in their legal matter.  While we all understand this, it is important that cooler heads prevail in many circumstances. Often, acting spontaneously may feel good at the moment but there could … Continued

Does the Internet Help or Hinder Family Law?

The Internet has changed life for all of us. We can learn almost anything on the Internet such as how to cook, garden, knit…even how to use crutches. The Internet is amazing, but it has its limitations. The most obvious examples are in medicine and the law. While you can learn a lot about your ailment or your legal situation … Continued

Estate Planning and Your Divorce

Most divorce lawyers are not estate planners yet estate planning is vitally important as part of the divorce process and after the divorce. This is true whether or not you currently have a trust or will, and regardless of your age. Many people believe death is a low probability if they are healthy and of a young age. This may … Continued

The Strain of Divorce

This week in Bass Lake, California, James Williamson may have feared he was about to lose everything he had worked for his whole life when he shot his wife and her divorce lawyer outside a popular lakeside resort Wednesday during a lunchtime court recess.