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Social Security Scam

DON'T, DON'T, DON'T give your Social Security number to a caller who purports to work for the Social Security Admnistration.
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What Jeff Bezos Can Teach You About Divorce

IN DIVORCE, YOU MAY HAVE MUCH IN COMMON WITH AMAZON’S CEO Briggs P. Stahl recently wrote an article for Family Lawyer Magazine about certain legal issues in Jeff Bezos’s divorce (you can read the article here). The legal issues in ...
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Divorce Consultation

DO I HAVE TO GET DIVORCED IF I CONSULT WITH A DIVORCE ATTORNEY? NO, BUT A CONSULTATION IS ALMOST ALWAYS AN ADVANTAGE September 18, 2018 by Brett E. Jones You’re thinking about divorce, a big decision. One of the biggest ...
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Kathryn Lazar International Collaborative Divorce Trainer

Kathryn Lazar has had the pleasure of speaking internationally to collaborative divorce groups on several occasions. Kathryn has made numerous presentations to the International Academy of Collaborative Practice on more than ten occasions, including Vancouver BC, Las Vegas, Nevada, San ...
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Spousal Maintenance & Child Support Calculator

New York has developed formulas for both child support and spousal support.  Although these formulas are “presumptive” — meaning that the Court is supposed to order these amounts in most cases, the law also provides that the Court can make ...
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Legal Consultations–Fee or Free?

WHY SOME LAWYERS CHARGE A CONSULTATION FEE AND SOME DON’T We are sometimes asked why we charge a consultation fee when some attorneys give free consults.  Our reasons are rooted in the quality of a potential client’s decision-making following the ...
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Family Offense Petitions

WHAT IS A FAMILY OFFENSE PETITION AND HOW DO I KNOW IF I NEED ONE? DO YOU FEEL UNSAFE?  The breakup of a family, no matter how civil or calm, can be tense and stressful for all its members.  People ...
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Divorce Options™ Workshops

ISSUES AND INFORMATION, FROM PROFESSIONALS, WITH COMPASSION Divorce Options™ is a public education workshop that addresses the legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce in an informative and compassionate way.  Presented by trained legal, financial and mental health professionals ...
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Divorce–Now or Later? Or Much Later?

WHEN TO DIVORCE?  TIMING IS EVERYTHING. Deciding to divorce is one choice; deciding when to divorce is another. Some seek divorce quickly upon encountering difficulties in their marriage; others wait.  That wait might be months, or it might be years. ...
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