Legal Articles, Family Law

Orders of Protection: When Should Victims Apply for One?

During her observations as a Court law clerk intern for the late Honorable Judhe, Willard Lassers, in the Domestic Relations Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Wendy assisted in case development, and documentation which gave her a behind the scenes view into some very traumatic times in people’s lives. Shocked at how often people were not getting proper counsel to get through very critical processes, Wendy began her journey into family law.

Divorce...Party?

Divorce parties are an international trend. Should you have one? Should you attend one? See my 5 Tips for Divorce Parties to maximize the fun while mitigating risk.

This Info Saves Lives

Far too many high-conflict separations and divorces end in intimate partner homicide. The current risk assessment tools, if implemented effectively, offer some preventative hope...but we need to know and use them to save lives. Be in the know!

Back-to-School Tips for High Conflict Parents

Just ask a parent in a high-conflict situation...some of the helpful, sensible advice out there simply does not apply to their contentious parenting landscape. Here are some back-to-school tips for the 10% of parents facing this difficult reality.

Child Protective Services (CPS) Defense Lawyer in Michigan

When the Child Protective Services (CPS) in Michigan gets involved in your family, it’s very important to know your rights and responsibilities.

Speaking With a Family Law Attorney for the First Time

If you are considering divorce, it is a good idea to speak with an experienced divorce attorney. Here are some ways to prepare for that first conversation.

How Do Student Loans Factor into a St. Louis Divorce?

We often think of student loans as a personal, non-marital, debt.

What are We? Defining Dating Relationships in the Age of Tinder, Bumble, and Coffee Meets Bagel

Dating applications have significantly changed the dynamics of dating.

Marital Property verses Separate Property

When is property considered separate property, and therefore not divisible in a divorce?

Who Is Entitled to Collect Child Support

What is child support and who is entitled to collect it?

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