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Secrets Divorce Lawyers Hope You’ll Never Find Out

Here are some secrets that divorce lawyers hope you’ll never find out.  Because if you did, they might go out of business. “Arguing and getting angry, never works.  Understanding and loving, always works. – Notes from the Universe.” “May your case be decided by a piece of paper that flies through an open window at […]

Redesigning the courtroom for a better divorce

Cincinnati Judge Amy Searcy is redesigning the courtroom for better divorce proceedings. She wants better outcomes for families going through the divorce process. Courtrooms are pretty intimidating places. The walls are wood-paneled. The ceilings are high. The judge sits higher than everyone else behind the bench. It is a solemn and somber décor evoking the […]

Do 5000 text a year exceed normal communication between divorcing spouses?

A recent case explores the boundaries of normal communication between divorcing spouses in the digital age. How much is too much? Daniel Meredith, 42, has been in a divorce battle with his estranged wife, Donna, 35, in Queens, New York. He is an artist with an architectural firm and she is in marketing. The couple […]

Country road

The red pickup truck raised a cloud of dust as it hurtled down the dirt road toward us. “When he gets here, yell, ‘Howdy Neighbor’ as loud as you can.” said my friend.  We were two boys camping out on Jerry’s grandfather’s farm in rural Missouri. I thought this was crazy but I got ready […]

A review of acquiescence in divorce appeals

Here’s a look at the acquiescence defense in divorce appeals. Say you’ve done everything right on your appeal from a divorce order that didn’t go your way. You filed the notice of appeal on time and in the right court. You ordered the transcript. You filed the index. You wrote the brief, kept it within […]

divorce quotes

“Marriage is one of the few institutions that allow a man to do as his wife pleases.” — Milton Berle

When a parent doesn’t pay court-ordered child support the amount due keeps adding up every month and is called an arrearage.

Is your child support in arrears? When a parent doesn’t pay court-ordered child support the amount due adds up every month. This is called a child support arrearage. Sometimes you would like to make the arrearage go away. For example, if you reconciles or child custody changes from one parent to the other, you may […]

a journal can help with the feelings of divorce

We are always happy to hear stories of people turning divorce into a positive experience and helping others along the way. In this case, an interesting divorce journal is the result. A Journal for the Divorce Experience Alisha Strattman says she created Life Goes On Journals when she realized her marriage was over. “I was […]