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
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.
Almost everyone must admit that being comfortable at home is to be expected; but, can comfort levels go too far? Could such levels of comfort be a sign that a marriage has lost its romance? It is highly unlikely a marriage is on the rocks just because one or both spouses are comfortable with each other. The reality is that … Continued
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
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.
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
This past week the news reported about an ex-husband and father who is appealing a family court’s order which directed him to take his website/blog entitled ThePsychoExWife.com, off the Internet. The husband/father no doubt said horrible things about his ex-wife and the mother of his children; and there is no question his children are of an age that they could … Continued
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
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
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.