August

Blog Posts in August, 2015

  • I don't see why unnecessarily aggressive family law litigators should feel threatened by those of us who are assertive and yet psychologically-minded and child-centered in our approach, especially considering the power that "fear" and "anger" hold on us (if we allow such a hold). For example, last week, someone contact my office for a consultation on a matter because she ...
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  • On July 12, 2015, Laurence Kotlikoff published an article in Forbes titled " Is It Time For A National Divorce Law Too? " In that article, Mr. Kotlikoff describes just how arbitrary our laws are from state to state and how that impacts people who are divorcing, for example. He demonstrates how spousal support that would be awarded in the exact same case varies from state to state with ...
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  • Commentary on "Boy is cut off from friends"

    || 4-Aug-2015

    Boy's mother referred to him as "my son" three times, "our son" once and "our kids" once. When she used the phrase "our son," it involved the court battle with his father over custody. When she used the phrase "our kids," she was referring to kids she has with her husband, in addition to this particular boy. She also refers to the boy's ...
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  • At 8:20 a.m. on August 1, 2015, I was interviewed by Bob Brill on KNX News Radio. The topic was "Compared To A Lawsuit, Mediation Is Swift, Confidential, Solution Oriented, And Low Cost." Apparently, people seem to think that lawsuits can typically be resolved within 6 months, which is far from accurate. Lawsuits tend to take several years to resolve and people can resolve their issues ...
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