When social media is part of your daily life, it is easy to forget that even a "simple" post can be a problem during a divorce. Even well-thought-out posts can be shared without permission or misinterpreted. During a divorce, you can accidentally be your own worst enemy. And, once a divorce is filed, you will likely be under court orders not to delete or destroy any documents or … [Read more...] about Social Media and Your Divorce
In working through your legal case, you may have noticed that your attorney often includes one or more of his/her assistants and staff in emails, phone conferences, or meetings. There is a reason for this. In working on your case, the law firm will work together as a team. Even though your attorney is the one making the legal decisions on the case, there are an amazing number of … [Read more...] about Good Communication Between your Lawyer’s Team and You
Your attorney has told you that you need to fill out an "Inventory & Appraisement" form in your divorce case. You get tired just thinking about it. You also have a deadline which increases your anxiety. Why is this document so important? Yes, it will take some time to prepare. And you may not enjoy preparing it, especially if you aren't sure of the details. But it is crucial to your … [Read more...] about Why is my Inventory and Appraisement so Important to my Divorce Case?
It is very important o keep a copy of your certified, stamped, final orders in a divorce, child support, or modification case. Make sure you have the exact copy of the orders as they were entered into the court and signed by the judge. You should have an original that you put away for safekeeping and you should also have a photocopy handy that you can look at anytime you need to. Follow what is … [Read more...] about Get and Keep a Copy of Your Final Orders in Divorce, Modification or Paternity
It's natural to find it difficult to move on. Especially from something you thought would last. However hard it may be, we must find the strength to keep moving forward. Sometimes, things in our life are out of our control. Life will keep going regardless of this fact. If we choose to stay stagnant in a fast-paced world, we may find ourselves forever stuck in the past, specters haunting what we … [Read more...] about Moving On After a Traumatic Life Event
If you are involved in a lawsuit, you may be thinking of using video evidence. That can be a good idea, but guard against assuming that it will automatically get you everything you want in the case. Keep these things in mind: Discuss any existing videos with your attorney. Give him/her a chance to review them thoroughly and point out anything in the video that may be negative to your … [Read more...] about Using Video to Prove your Case
Let's face it. Divorces are stressful. Not only do they hurt your heart, but they are sometimes detrimental to your health. Here's a few tips on staying healthy through your divorce. The stress from a divorce takes its toll on you. Most noticeably, your feelings may feel bottled up and the urge to have a cathartic scream in the midst of a field of sunflowers may overwhelm you. The pitfalls of … [Read more...] about Staying Healthy Through Your Divorce
Recently, Facebook has come under fire for not protecting the personal data of millions of users. Equifax and Yahoo have also had serious issues recently. French philosopher Michael Foucault rolls in his grave as he considers the public's willingness to enter a state of panopticon. (Panopticism is the method through which prisons are surveyed, in that the guards may view the prisoners but not … [Read more...] about Social Media Awareness