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Language, Language! In Family Law, It Can Make the Case

August 2022 | Steve Rakowski

Attorneys, who serve ethnic communities, soon learn a vital lesson: their clients, when choosing a lawyer, prioritize language. Specifically, they want a lawyer who can communica...

Managing the Dollars and Sense of Divorce

July 2022 | Katy Mickelson

Jenny, a successful CEO, retains counsel for her contentious divorce from Bruce, a stay-at-home father. Jenny and Bruce have had their share of disagreements over the years, mostly related to their financial respon...

Why do family law attorneys care about Law Day?

May 2022 | Brendan Hammer

In 1961, the U.S. Congress designated May 1 as “a day of national dedication to the principles of government under law,” enshrining the concept of Law Day that was established in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower...

The Impact of Inflation on the Division of Assets for Small Business Owners

Apr 2022 | Jennifer Fletchall

The United States has hit the heights. That's not a good thing. In 2022, the annual inflation rate in the U.S. accelerated to 7.9%— the highest since February of 1982. (Keep in mind that in developed countries, including the U.S., anything above 4% is considered "high.") ...

Co-Parenting in the age of COVID-19

Mar 2022 | Tiffany Alexander

Judging from tabloid television and social-media memes, the subject of divorce holds the same fascination as a highway accident: many people know it’s bad but can’t look away. And in the last two years, that gapers’ block has turned into a 24-mile traffic jam....

The Modern Prenup

Feb 2022 | Shana L. Vitek

On a recent episode of "Shark Tank", two entrepreneurs pitched an investment in their online business called "HelloPrenup." Engaged couples can create their own agreement "together" on this cheerfully designed website. They complete a questionnaire; pay about $600 to...