I Want An Aggressive Divorce Lawyer

I am often told by potential clients that they need an aggressive divorce lawyer. Their spouse or ex is crazy, manipulative, narcissistic, and otherwise hungry for conflict. They cannot be reasoned with. They are looking for someone to fight back and stand up for them. They want to know if…

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Litigating After Mediation Fails

I am a vocal proponent of mediation. As a divorce lawyer and a child of divorce, I appreciate the need to avoid unnecessary conflict. Mediation can be messy and slow, but I’ve seen it work more often than not. However, there are times when mediation fails. It’s not the fault…

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I Think My Spouse Is Hiding Money

Financial transparency is essential in a divorce. Without a complete accounting of all of the parties’ debts and assets, a court cannot properly divide the marital estate. You can’t split what you don’t know exists. The same logic applies to hidden income. It becomes much harder to calculate an appropriate…

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Who Am I Doing This For?

By Evan Compton Let’s put you in a hypothetical (and likely familiar sounding) situation.  Your divorce just started, your children are just as confused as you, and there are no court orders telling you or your spouse how to handle the waves of decisions you have to make.  Who picks…

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Divorcing A Narcissist: What To Expect And What To Do

There is no denying it, divorce is stressful and unpleasant. But divorcing someone with narcissistic personality disorder can seriously compound the hostility and nastiness. When going through a divorce, it is easy to conclude that your spouse is a narcissist, but there is a big difference between someone who exhibits…

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