One thing I don’t think you appreciate until you become a lawyer, or part of any professional association, is what the term “board certified” means. It sounds fancy to someone who doesn’t know the profession, but within the profession you realize that it means that person has a lot more knowledge than other attorneys in the field…
But, what can you do during a short break in the middle of the day? Below I’ve listed some activities I like to do to break up my day and cope with daytime isolation.
The better question is: “Who is the best family law attorney for me? Everyone’s case is different and while you might be able to find the oldest, the most experienced, or the most popular family law attorney near you, that doesn’t necessarily mean . . .
Time is the most precious resource any of us have. Yet, sometimes it seems to completely elude us leaving us…
I often advise my clients as to what course of action they should take regarding their legal issues. Clients naturally want to know what the outcome will be when the case is over and the dust has settled. It can be difficult to explain that while I may have a good idea of how things should turn out in the end, the fact is…
Even after divorce, parents need to have an open line of communication about matters concerning the child. You don’t have to be best friends or even like each other, but you do still have to talk in some way to your ex about your child. For better or worse, you share a child, and it is important for your child to be able to live his or her life without . . .
Family law is a very different area of the law compared to civil or criminal. It is much more fluid and open to interpretation than other fields of law. Of the different laws and rules that are involved in practicing family law, the “best interest of the child” is one that can be especially contentious.
As a sole practitioner, it may be tempting to take every case that comes across your desk. However, whether or not to take a case is a big decision and many different factors go into making that decision. This begs the question, “What should I consider before taking a new case?” Below are a few factors that I recommend considering when making such a decision.
Before becoming an attorney, I always felt like I needed to have every answer to every possible question before I could charge a client for my advice on a topic. But, the fact is that’s just not possible.
I moved to a new city to start law school, had my third child, went through a divorce during law school, and started my own law practice. Five years ago I had what would appear to be the American dream. I owned a nice home,