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Month: November 2011

You better watch out!

This post heads in an entirely different direction from my usual fare.This is the last day of November 2011.  Therefore, tomorrow is the first day of December.  It also happens to be a Thursday.  On the first Thursday in December in Marietta, Santa...

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The Family Law Lawyer as Counselor

It is the existential question: what gives us meaning; what motivates us to do what we do? That is the key ingredient in practicing family law. As you can probably guess, when I'm wearing my counselor hat, much of what I do is work through people's stories, how they...

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Unbundling has arrived!

I've been promising a big announcement for a while now and finally here it is: Unbundling has arrived!Unbundling is a completely different way of obtaining legal services.  The norm is to hire an attorney to do whatever is necessary, whatever is called for,...

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Meting out Justice

I'm on a theme here.  As I've written elsewhere, members of my profession, and I think the public in general, are used to thinking about attorneys who practice criminal defense protecting their clients from the judges.  That is a part of the criminal defense...

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On the street where we live.

I work in the courts, sometimes daily.  After the horrific shooting in Fulton Superior Court in 2005, the trial attorneys' world grew more dangerous. In family law, we always know that danger can lurk from that nut-job opposing party who doesn't have any better...

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