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I've done some searches around the interwebs and haven't seen a whole lot of 'what to expect' for divorcees and court. So I'm going to do my brave best to share how mine went in a generalized fashion. Hopefully, you find some of it useful and can walk into your hearing feeling more prepared than I did.Before you go anywhere, a good attorney should prep you. I've gone through 3 attorneys and only one actually prepped me. The first attorney I had was a good attorney, but I had to ask him questions to get any sense of what I was about to walk into. My second attorney, a woman, was a complete mess in the courtroom. Got incredibly nervous and gave me NO feeling of comfort. My third attorney, a 20 yr veteran and former prosecutor, was incredibly confident and prepped me at a restaurant BEFORE I ever stepped foot in the courtroom. (here are some key tips for finding the right attorney).
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Tuesday, 26 March 2013 12:09
When I had my kids, I bought ipecac syrup to keep in the medicine cabinet on the off chance that one of them might swallow something potentially fatal. Twenty years later, the bottle's still there, its seal unbroken, my heart full of ...
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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 08:43
Okay all you brides and grooms getting married in the coming months. It's time for a change. And that change is to banish the words "Till Death Do Us Part" from your wedding vows. The words "Till Death Do Us Part" have defined how we look at marriage for generations. But in fact, they…
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Friday, 11 May 2012 12:22
It's bad enough that we might be digesting the "d-word" (divorce), it's an entirely different challenge to be faced with the b-word — yes bankruptcy. It even sounds hard coming out, right? Well, unfortunately, many women who are
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Thursday, 27 January 2011 11:39
Maybe because I deal with a lot of divorced women who have had their hearts sautéed in a frying pan as a result of infidelity and disappointment, I am not surprised that Elizabeth Edwards could be both Saint Elizabeth and Lady Macbeth.Some women are just driven to it. I am not making an excuse &
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Thursday, 28 January 2010 10:03
Dr. Gail Saltz, relationship columnist for the Today Show, recently received a letter from a woman who is on the path to marriage and wants her husband-to-be to sign a prenuptial
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Friday, 14 August 2009 12:38
For many married couples, the home is the most valuable asset in their marriage, both emotionally and financially. As a result, what happens to the home can easily become a point of dispute in a divorce.The family home (what legal experts term the&
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Monday, 22 June 2009 09:34
When Jake Gyllenhaal and Kirsten Dunst were young Hollywood’s "It Couple," gossip columns and tabloids buzzed with "They’re just like us!" tidbits and photos of the pair walking their adopted German shepherd, Atticus. Now, three years after their breakup, Gyllenhaal is reportedly&
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Sunday, 29 January 2012 05:37
The other day I was speaking to an ex-wife whose husband had lost his job and asked for what is known in the divorce business as a modification. This means the spouse — usually the husband — goes back to court to modify the alimony and custody payments that were based on a previous salary.&
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Wednesday, 08 April 2009 18:42
In a divorce, it is very important that you take a practical approach when dividing up your marital "stuff" (or as we lawyers like to call it, "personal property"). It makes no sense to spend more money on attorney's fees or appraisal fees than your "stuff" is worth.&
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Friday, 06 February 2009 11:16
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