Feature in International Business Times on Navigating Marital Challenges

March 8, 2024

A recent blog I wrote on consulting an individual counselor before consulting a divorce lawyer generated interest in the International Business Times, resulting in a

“Fuck around and find out” in family court

February 15, 2024

I try to avoid vulgarity on my website but the Gen-Z slang “fuck around and find out” is so evocative and applicable to many family

No one enjoys answering discovery—still don’t fight your attorney on responding to it

February 9, 2024

One of the least pleasant tasks in any litigation is responding to discovery. Little of what is produced in responding to discovery actually gets used

Clients who allow their attorneys to focus on “big picture” issues can hold down their fees

June 23, 2023

I like to think of myself as a “big picture” attorney, focusing on long- term solutions to my clients’ issues rather than addressing minor, one-time

Do you prefer pop quizzes or open book exams?

March 18, 2023

A sizable minority of my clients still prefer the telephone over email to get their questions answered.  I certainly understand the desire of dialogue to

In a dysfunctional parenting relationship, there’s better than even odds that you’re the problem

March 4, 2023

Most of my contested custody litigation, especially those requiring trial, involve parents in a dysfunctional co-parenting relationship.  The inability of these parents to get along

Bluntness with clients is an act of respect

February 24, 2023

If I am blunt with clients (and I often am), it reflects a belief that their goals will be more likely achieved if their behavior

How a family court client can assist counsel during trial

February 14, 2023

This is part two of a two-part blog inspired/encouraged by a client whose custody case I tried this week.  Whereas part-one focused on what the