Tag Archive | women

In The Beginning

Another day another argument, another sleepless night, you just can’t take it anymore.  This has been going on for too long.  It’s not fair to the kids that we fight all the time.  He or she is being such a jerk and they’ll never change.  Thoughts of divorce are swirling in your head – I […]

Do You Need An Attorney?

Following is an excerpt from my most recent book Start Here: Your Guide to Divorce and Recovery available on Amazon. Start Here _______________________________________________________ Do you need an attorney? My answer to that is, maybe, maybe not. What are your circumstances? Do you have kids? Do you have a lot of assets that need to be divided? […]

Parental Alienation

I have seen it many times, I have had to insert clauses in separation agreements, I have had to go to trial over this issue more than once.  Parental alienation is when one parent disparages the other parent to the point the children truly believe that this person is a bad parent and someone to […]

A Change Is Coming

Happy New Year everyone.  This year will be a year of big changes for me.  My youngest daughter will be going to college and I will officially be an empty-nester, I will be selling the home I have lived in for 17 years and I will be releasing my first non-fiction book – Start Here: […]


The holidays are just about over and you might be thinking about starting your divorce.  Nobody really wants to be doing this but sometimes it just has to be done. To that end on my website I have a handy checklist to get you started.  In the next few weeks I will be releasing my […]

Time to Put the Oxygen Mask On

Lately I have been working with a few clients that no matter what we say are determined to screw themselves in their divorce. In these particular cases both are women and both, I can surmise, have been emotionally abused by their husbands. Now that their husbands have left them and have moved on with other […]

Fake It Til You Make It

The other night I was out with a friend, having an o.k. time.  Honestly it was just another Saturday night sitting in a bar having drinks, watching football and men.  I wasn’t having a horrible time but I have been doing this same thing with my girlfriend for a long time now, with the same […]

What Are You Looking For? 20 Things You Should.

When I was younger, before I was married, my ideal man was fairly simple: 1. He had to be hot (to me that meant long hair musician) 2. He had to have a job (any job was fine with me – I fell madly in love with a guy that worked at the car wash) […]

For the Men

After practicing in the area of family law for almost 20 years there is one thing I have noticed that is a recurring theme, men don’t always get the respect they deserve.   In the firm I work for we have had just as many men clients as women, however there is a tendency to […]

Taking Care of Myself

As I stood there face to face with him, so close I could smell the sandwich he had for lunch still on his breath, his hands firmly grasped around my neck>  Not so tight that I could not breath but tight enough that I began to writhe in pain, I knew there would be a […]