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What to do if International Child Abduction Becomes a Part of Your Divorce

Some of the highest stakes we see have to do with cases involving international child abduction. International child abduction is the term we use when one parent moves with the children out of the country without the other parent’s consent

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What about the ring: who keeps the engagement ring in a divorce?

One of the first questions we often are asked at a divorce consultation is “what happens to the ring?” If you are married, the engagement ring probably was one of the biggest gifts you had ever bought (or received) when you got engaged. It’s not surprising that people often wonder if it is up for grabs when you divorce. Here are our tips to help you figure out who gets to keep the ring.

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What Should I Bring to my Consultation with a Divorce Lawyer?

When trying to work with a divorce lawyer, being organized is key. When new clients call to set up the first meeting, the most common question we are asked is what to bring to the initial consultation. Here is a list of items we find most helpful for you to bring along to your divorce consultation

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Holidays and Divorce: Our Tips For Easing the Stress

It can be difficult to get through the holiday season as divorcing or separating parents. Fighting over holiday time or coping with the fact that you will no longer be celebrating holidays in the same way can bring up feelings of anger and sadness. We know it’s not easy, but here are our tips to make this season a little brighter.

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Your Friend’s Divorce May Be Different Than Yours

One of the things we hear most as divorce lawyers is “my friend got X, why can’t I?” or some variation on that theme. It is normal to talk to friends and family when you are divorcing, and speaking to those who have gotten divorced already can bring the most comfort. But just because someone you know had a certain experience does not mean your divorce will go the same way.

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