Is flat fee a good deal? And, if so, for whom?
Shelia and I are back from Colorado, from the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System's Family Law Summit. We spent intensive days with approximately 30 attorneys chosen from around the United States because of our cutting edge work in family law.
Shelia and I are honored to be invited to the Family Law Summit sponsored by the Honoring Families Initiative of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS). We are attending the Summit this week at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.
In tonight's alternate universe, our protagonist has hired the third firm for his divorce. To read part III(c), click here.
Tonight, our alternate universe divorce saga continues. Remember that second firm? To read part III(b), click here.
Our divorce serial continues. Tonight, our first hearing. To read part III(a), click here.
As we all know, Atlanta is an international city. The TPP was negotiated here for a reason. We also have a significant number of consulates and international companies with a significant presence in our town. We also have the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation, which I've written about before, and the Atlanta International Arbitration Society. Atlanta is a very likely place to find a hotbed of International Family Law.
Last night I did some serious complaining about hateful people, identifying a significant problem that we have in family law. Tonight, I'd like to follow the sage advice of advocating for a solution to the problem.
As the saying goes, "it takes all kinds." There are happy people in family law. There are nonplussed people in family law. There are nonchalant people in family law. And yes, there are hateful people in family law.
As we know, the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement was reached today in Atlanta. Atlanta? Why Atlanta? Well, because Atlanta is rapidly becoming the center of the international universe. That is where International Family Law fits in.