Category: General Advice


Facebook Provides a Wealth of Evidence in Divorce and Custody Cases

Historically, the laborious gathering of detrimental evidence was done through private investigators or subpoenas for credit card statements and phone records. The advent of social media ensures the same damning evidence is effortlessly at the fingertips of opposing counsel. It appears that people share intimate personal details online based on a false expectation that information […]

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Court Decorum: What To Expect

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You may not have experience with courtroom decorum. Fear not. The following is a list of tips to help you avoid common faux pas. Remember that the courtroom is a formal environment: Take care of yourself. Get a good-night’s sleep and eat a full breakfast. Dress appropriately (Read: conservatively). You will have only a short […]

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Five Ways to Minimize Your Legal Costs

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Require a detailed retainer or fee agreement. Make sure that you review and sign an agreement that defines the scope of the work the lawyer will perform. The agreement should also explain exactly how you will be billed (hourly or flat fee) and what specific tasks you will be charged for (drive time, phone calls, […]

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