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Month: May 2016

The Safety Word

I wanted to continue exploring the idea of mutual combat, and take you into what's likely to be controversial and/or taboo territory. But, if you find yourself in the position of needing a family law attorney for a nasty divorce or custody issue, you may have to get...

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Legitimate or Lose Out

I have a sad story to tell you. I hope that it will crystallyze just how critical it is to legitimate your child as soon as possible, without delay, without waiting, without wasting one more minute.  I talked to a fellow who had a beautiful, bouncing, baby boy....

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The Man with the Golden Tongue, Part V

They met. One last time. Though he didn't know it was the last time. It was a public place, just for coffee. She insisted on that. We arrived early and prepared the setting, well wired. He arrived late. He dropped into the open chair across the small table. "Why can't...

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Trial By Combat

Recently, I've been hearing the term "mutual combat" a lot. This terms refers to "combat between two persons as a result of a sudden quarrel or such circumstances as indicate a purpose, willingness, and intent on the part of both to engage mutually in a fight." Dolphy...

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The All Powerful Word, “Like.”

Maybe I am channeling my inner Andy Rooney, but I remember a time when the word "like" was about as vanilla of a verb as it comes. You probably really only "liked" your junior high girlfriend, even if you carved the word "love" in that old oak tree with both of your...

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Mothers, Through Thick and Thin

Happy Mother's Day to all my colleagues, clients, and friends!As Family Law attorneys, we get a chance to see different families and different relations every day. But one thing is constant - mothers' love support, heal, nurture, and protect. Still fresh in memory are...

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The Ring Didn’t Mean A Thing!

This is it! The moment you have been dreaming of since you were a child. A ring has been purchased and exchanged. You and your betrothed are parading around town shining your love light as far as you possibly can. There are dozens of heavy bridal magazines arriving in...

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