Blog Posts in September, 2014

  • 30-Sep-2014

    Divorce of the Official Marriage

    They sit across the table from each other in almost total silence, pondering the meal before them. They have endured this ritual, perhaps a thousand times now, each engaged in their private thoughts, none of which, anymore, include much of the other. ...
  • 28-Sep-2014

    Tales of the Family Law Lawyer, Chapter One

    Family Law is a calling. Just like the ministry, no one should ever practice family law unless they are quite sure that they have been called to that practice. And like being called to the ministry, there is a Garden of Gethsemane sense of "If ...
  • 25-Sep-2014

    Justice Cafe': Justice Jam (and Bread)

    Atlanta Legal Aid put on their annual Justice Jam tonight, this time at the beautiful Strand Theater on the historic Marietta Square. Four attorney bands rocked the house raising money for Cobb Legal Aid's mission to help low income residents ...
  • 23-Sep-2014

    Gathering Evidence: To Snoop Or Not To Snoop

    Tonight's post pondering the legality of snooping for evidence was written by our Marietta and Atlanta Family Law Attorney, Jeannine Lowery. To snoop or not to snoop? That might not be exactly the question Shakespeare posed, but if you're in ...
  • 21-Sep-2014

    Blessed Are The Peacemakers of Family Law

    I had the weekend off from family law for a change. We were in North Carolina visiting one of our sons, his girl friend and our grand daughter. They took us to this very pleasant little town where they are thinking about settling down after ...
  • 16-Sep-2014

    Negotiating the Difficult Channels of Family Law

    Tonight's post about the Difficult Channels of Family Law was written by our Lawrenceville Divorce Attorney, Robert Bexley. There are 1,001 guides on how to choose an attorney for any area of law. How to find the best family lawyer. How to find ...
  • 14-Sep-2014

    Sex and Family Law

    As you can probably imagine, in my family law counselor's chair I hear much of everything. The most intimate details and intricacies of relationships are fair fodder for my analysis and determination about the approach and direction a case should ...
  • 11-Sep-2014

    Family Law: Mountains and Molehills

    How can you tell if your attorney is causing you trouble or gouging you? Our Savannah Family Law Attorney, David Purvis tackles that question in tonight's post. One thing that is fairly constant among family law practitioners is that billing is ...
  • 9-Sep-2014

    Family Law: Before You Sign on the Dotted Line!

    Tonight's post about signing agreements in Family Law was written by our Atlanta Divorce litigator extraordinaire, Cherese Clark. Imagine this scenario: You're tired. Frustrated. Ready to get your case over with. You've been litigating ...
  • 7-Sep-2014

    Divorce and Waning Woo

    As a divorce attorney, I am often asked whether a reduction in spousal sexual activity denotes foreign forays, or, whether waning woo means she's pleasuring a paramour. There are a number of straight up, spot on signs that your spouse is flat out ...
  • 4-Sep-2014

    Domestic Violence, Evil in the Dark

    Tonight's post on Domestic Violence was written by our Savannah Divorce Attorney, David Purvis. Domestic violence is all too prevalent in our world. It knows no race, ethnicity, age, or socio-economic constraints. Yet we hear about it in the news ...
  • 2-Sep-2014

    Contempt. It's all in how you look at it.

    In my last post, I wrote about the need to reconfirm universal truths. The story I'll talk about tonight has to do with just how far we humans can go in losing our grasp on those universal truths, on how contempt is viewed from the eye of the ...

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