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Life After Divorce

Last month our post covered legal and personal strategies for getting through divorce. This month we’ll cover some post-divorce strategies for self-care and family care. Good news: these two parts of the divorce process tap some of the same skills, ...
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How Will I Survive the End of My Marriage?

No one likes to think, when entering into a marriage, that it will at some point come to an unhappy ending. Along the way many couples realize that the marriage is no longer working.  Some are able to work together ...
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Kathryn Lazar leads professional workshops

Kathryn Lazar, founder of the law firm Lazar & Schwartz and of MH Mediation, will present workshops at national conferences of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) in October and November ...
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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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Take Your Best Shot

THE VACCINATION KERFUFFLE IN THE COURTROOM The New York State Bar Association Journal for April, 2019, carried an article titled “Who Calls the Shots?” No, it’s not about women film directors. It’s about legal disputes related to mandatory vaccinations. I ...
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Power Imbalance in Negotiating Your Divorce

FINANCES ARE AT THE HEART OF MOST DIVORCES – DO YOU KNOW ENOUGH? January 22, 2019  Brett E. Jones, Esq. Knowledge is power. If you and your spouse divide the labor in your marriage, the spouse who does particular tasks ...
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Do I Need to go to Court to Get Divorced?

By Brett Jones October 30, 2018 ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGE OF LITIGATING YOUR DIVORCE You need a court to get divorced, but you don’t need to go to court to get divorced. By this I mean it’s possible to obtain a ...
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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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