Blog Posts in June, 2016

  • 28-Jun-2016

    Family Law: The Judge Can't Tell Me What To Do!

    Divorce and Contempt trials happen when people do not agree. They need the services of the neutral, the judge to decide an issue for them. They have been unable to decide it for themselves. So what do you do when a party says, "The Judge ...
  • 23-Jun-2016

    Family Law: To Unring the Bell

    Often, the toughest consultations are the ones where the client comes to us after attempting to handle their own case. It’s a lot harder to fix what’s been done than it is to handle the case the right way to begin with. It’s ironic ...
  • 20-Jun-2016

    Fan Service in Family Law

    What is Fan Service in Family Law, you ask. If you don’t speak nerd you’ve probably never heard the term “fan service”. Allow me to elucidate. Fan service is material in anime and manga that (duh) services fans by often ...
  • 16-Jun-2016

    Opposing Counsel, The Sabers, They Rattle!

    The “it’s going to get ugly unless you...” is a phrase from opposing counsel I may never tire of. I saw that in an email to a junior associate of ours. It seems silly to me. I’m not one for saber rattling, myself. Walk softly ...
  • 13-Jun-2016

    Family Law: We Live In A Dangerous World

    They say most accidents occur within five miles of the home. This saying points out that while the world outside the home is a dangerous and unpredictable place, you need to be aware of domestic dangers as well. Of course, there are accidents and ...
  • 8-Jun-2016

    Parental Alienation - but by whom?

    Daniel was always close to his daughter Kelly. Even though he was divorced from Kelly’s mom, Amy, he and Amy got along well and divided their time with Kelly almost 50/50. Rather than alienating each other, Daniel and Amy supported each other ...
  • 5-Jun-2016

    Trial Practice: Playing Above the Umpire

    We have three boys. All the boys were/are quite involved in sports. When the boys would complain about a bad call, one of my wife's favorite sayings was that a player has to play above the umpire. Don't give the umpire a chance to call a ...
  • 2-Jun-2016

    Domestic Violence: The Ahimsa House

    I am really excited to write this blog post and to share information about an amazing and rare organization I recently learned about. I am in utter disbelief that I only now found out about this organization and I am thankful that they exist and are ...

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