Well, I guess we knew it had to happen--anything so cute (and Hollywood contrived) as to be called “Brangelina” had to end eventually. These aren't the 1930's-1950's when all the movies and marriages ended happily ever after (or at least they pretended to). But with today's media, nothing can be kept private, or can it? If Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have had the sense to convert their divorce to … [Read more...]
Do You Love Your Child Enough to Co-Parent with your Ex?
I have heard many clients say, “I would step in front of a train to save my children.” Most parents would die for their children, but, sadly, many are not willing to do the hard work to forge a good relationship with their ex for the sake of their children. What that says is that being nice to their ex may be harder for them than stepping in front of a moving train. And maybe it is, but my … [Read more...]
Divorce is a Tragedy, but are Some Things Worse?
People commonly think that divorce lawyers offices are filled with clients who are very flippant and just rushing to get a divorce. This may be due in part to the celebrity divorces on the covers of magazines at every grocery store check-out line and the melodramatic television shows about this subject. But I can tell you, in thirty years of practicing family law and divorce, I have never seen … [Read more...]