No One is an Island

There’s an old saying that “no [man] is an island”. We are fortunately or unfortunately connected to those around us and they are affected by what we do. Especially in the case of two parents quarreling and affecting the children, in the case of employers making decisions that affect their…

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Five Life Principles to Help you Stay out of Trouble

In several years of practicing law, our firm has seen a lot of people in distress. Some problems are simply unavoidable. However, practicing a few basic principles can make you much less likely to get into legal trouble. Know your rights– If you know your legal rights in a situation…

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Ten Things to Do to De-Escalate a Conflict

The battle lines are drawn and despite best intentions, neither party seems to be able to refrain from digging in stubbornly.    One thing leads to another and before you know it, communication has deteriorated or broken down altogether. Sound familiar?  If not, it should!  We ALL have been there…

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Tips to Help you Make a Good Courtroom Appearance

It is normal to be concerned about appearing in court. Whether your case is family law, business, probate or other type case, the way you look and act while you are in court is important, even for just a short procedural hearing.R-E-S-P-E-C-T Signs of respect or disrespect for the court…

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