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Trial Separation vs. Legal Separation vs. Divorce

September 24th, 2018|Divorce, Family Law|

You’ve decided it’s not working anymore. Perhaps the reason is simple life change — you’re a different person now. Or maybe there’s just a mountain of little things that have built up over the years, and you’re not sure how they can be untangled again. Whatever the reason, you know your marriage is in trouble. [...]

Social Media Blunders to Avoid During Divorce

April 5th, 2018|Divorce, Family Law|

We’ve covered common questions during divorce, but social media in particular is increasingly a concern. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with maintaining your online accounts during divorce, there are still pitfalls. Luckily, forewarned is forearmed. Pitfall #1: Badmouthing Your Ex Unsurprisingly, broadcasting your conflicts with your former spouse over the Internet isn’t wise when you’re [...]

Whatever Happened to Brendan Fraser? Crippling Alimony

August 30th, 2017|Alimony, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law|

With the digital streaming release of the poorly-received, Tom Cruise-starring Mummy movie, many are once again asking what happened to actor Brendan Fraser, star of 1999’s much-loved version of The Mummy. A familiar face on cinema screens in the 1990’s and early 2000’s, Fraser has been largely absent from blockbusters in the last few years. [...]

Controlling Your Story During Divorce

January 20th, 2017|Divorce, Family Law|

Even lawyers pay attention to celebrity gossip, and 2016 provided a lot of tabloid fodder, particularly on the topic of divorce. While most of the year’s top stories can be dismissed as merely the misadventures of the rich and famous, high-profile divorce cases can hit close to home. When going through your own divorce, you [...]

5 Biggest Child Adoption Mistakes

March 12th, 2015|Adoption, Family Law|

Big Adoption Mistake 1 Not doing your homework is a big mistake. There are many options and variables related to adoption including cost, how long the process will take, the kind of paperwork required, a child’s or birth mother’s medical condition, etc. Knowing exactly which option is best for you is very important as the [...]

Adoption Answers

April 23rd, 2014|Adoption, Family Law|

We are frequently asked the same questions when dealing with an adoption. Today we will explore a few of the answers to these questions. Any adult, whether single, married or legally separated can qualify to adopt a child. A married couple can jointly adopt a child. Non-blood related adoptive parents must be certified as acceptable [...]