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How a Private Investigator Can Help Your Divorce

Would you believe your spouse is cheating? Would you like to know why there seems to be a lot of money missing? Is there a good reason to file for divorce? It may be that the best way to find out is to hire a private investigator. read more...

Your Divorce Consultation and What to Bring With You

If you have made an appointment for a divorce consultation, you should come to your consultation with the assumption that we may decide to go ahead with the divorce procedure. The process begins with composing several documents that must be signed and filed with the court.  The divorce ... read more...

Misguided Child Support Enforcement – Part 2

The story I'm about to tell you is my favorite example of how goofy our child support laws can be. Read it and tell me what you think. read more...

Leave the Guns Out of the Divorce!

There's no doubt that a divorce can be a very difficult, uncomfortable, and maddening experience. I've had my fair share of angry clients, and I'll even admit that my first marriage ended badly and I carried some bitterness for quite a while. read more...

How Can I Reduce My Legal Fees?

Without a doubt, this is the question I hear more than any other. Legal problems can be very expensive and many people put off talking to a lawyer out of fear of the legal fees. Very often people could lower the cost of hiring an attorney if they would do a little preparation early in their ... read more...

Misguided Child Support Enforcement – Part 1

28 December, 2009 by Lawrence in child support
A guy called me from one of the New England states because he had been sued by the Tennessee Child Support Services. The child support order required him to pay a certain amount of child support to his son's mother in weekly installments. In order to make his life easier, he was paying a full ... read more...

Why You Shouldn’t Pay Child Support Ahead of Schedule

22 December, 2009 by Lawrence in child support, Divorce
If you are paying child support to the Child Support Receiving Unit and you love staying out of jail, you need to read this post. This is a perfect example of how no good deed will go unpunished. read more...

Who is Child Support Services and Why Are They Bugging Me?

Way back in the 1970's, the public became concerned that the government was paying welfare for the support of children who were not being supported by both of their parents. Put another way: Why are my tax dollars going to feed children if their parents aren't putting food on the table? read more...

Less Than Half of Single Parents Receive Full Child Support

2 December, 2009 by Lawrence in child support
53.2 percent of parents who are supposed to be receiving child support are not receiving the full amount they are due. 23.7 percent aren't receiving child support at all. What can you do about this? read more...

Staying Married: Clarity of Communication

19 November, 2009 by Lawrence in Communication, Staying married
This is somewhat of a follow up to my post about one of my biggest fights with my wife. This will probably have an even more tenuous application to law, but go with me and let's see where we end up. read more...