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Divorce Attorney/Mediator Wins Book Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Divorce Attorney/Mediator Wins Book Award A Fairfield CT divorce lawyer/mediator’s unique divorce how-to book has won a National Indie Excellence Award for its uniquely compassionate, plain language explanation of divorce essentials plus rarely discussed “inside tips” on achieving more in divorce while worrying and spending less. Fairfield, CT – Fairfield Connecticut divorce

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Your Stress-Reducing, Health-Promoting Ridiculous Divorce Quiz

As you may have noticed, keeping perspective during divorce can be a challenge. So, over the years, I’ve sometimes used humor to help clients meet that challenge. The silliness isn’t intended to make light of divorce’s miseries; to the contrary, it’s meant to ease them. And quite often, it works! Years after I first tried

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Will the “Trump Effect” Make Divorce Harder?

Donald Trump relishes serving his audiences a fact-free cocktail of misogyny, racism, victimization fantasies, conspiracy theories, and a brutish “us-against-them” mentality. One of The Donald’s favorite expressions of that toxic brew is “libel-bullying”: serial threats of legal action against those who criticize or disagree with him. Trump has promised to prosecute Hillary Clinton for… we’re

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My Divorce Lawyer and I Don’t Get Along. Why Should I Care?

Having trouble getting along with the super-aggressive, diva divorce lawyer you hired to overwhelm your spouse’s lawyer? Gee! Who could have seen THAT coming? Even if your dysfunctional attorney/client relationship is entirely your lawyer’s fault, in the end it’s going to be your problem. Your lawyer will be fine after your divorce is over—she gets paid regardless of

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How Laughter Will Help You Survive Your Divorce

From time to time, I use humor to help clients through particularly rough patches in their divorces, to help them (and me) keep perspective, and even to negotiate settlements. My clients understand that the humor isn’t intended to make light of what they’re going through. Quite the contrary, it acknowledges how miserable divorce can be…

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Divorce Fact Checking

If you are divorcing, you’re likely to encounter lots of conventional wisdom about divorce. Unfortunately, much of the Divorce CW you hear may be inconsistent with your state’s laws, inapplicable to the facts of your case, or just plain wrong. Below are some of the most often heard pieces of divorce CW. All of them are

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Legal Fee Saver Inside Tip #4: Unbundled Representation

“Unbundled representation,” also known as “discrete task” or “limited scope” representation can, in the right circumstances, save divorcing spouses a lot of money. In the approximately 40 states that permit it, unbundled representation allows divorcing individuals to choose which parts of their case a lawyer will handle.  Tasks that can be easily separated from the

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