A Divorce Lawyer’s Quick Tip

Old age and years of experience do not always make a divorce lawyer great, or even good for that matter. I have cleaned the clocks of faced divorce lawyers who are twenty years my senior with twice my years of legal experience, and walked away the victor on many occasions (back in my divorce lawyer […]

Divorce Lawyer’s Quick Tip

Most state courts have websites with TONS of information that you may need before, during and after divorce. For example in California, the California Courts Self Help Center has family law forms, local court rules, links to local court websites, court telephone numbers and much, much more! I refer to the information on this site […]

Do-It-Yourself California Divorce, with a little help from a lawyer

Are you and your spouse getting divorced? Do you and your spouse agree to the terms of your divorce? Are you worried that your spouse’s spending and debts may ruin your credit if you don’t get divorced ASAP? Would you like help filing an uncontested divorce in California? If you answered “yes” to any or […]

A Divorce Lawyer’s Quick Tip

If you’re representing yourself and need to file divorce forms with the court and/or serve your spouse, One Legal is a godsend that lawyers use daily! One Legal is an online Court Services Business that files, serves and retrieves court forms nationwide. And, the process is as simple as 1-2-3. Here’s how it works: You […]

A Divorce Lawyer’s Quick Tip

If you live in California and you are representing yourself in any family law matter, the California Courts: Self-Help Center has a wealth of information available online that you may access for FREE. Lawyers like myself use it almost daily to quickly review Local Family Court Rules, download fillable Divorce Forms, research California case law […]

The Purpose Driven Divorce, Part I, written by Kelly Chang Rickert, CFLS

When you hire a divorce lawyer, you are hiring him or her to help you get a divorce. What does that mean? Very simply put, at the end of this lengthy process, the court will enter a Judgment of Dissolution that terminates your marriage and resolves all of the issues in your case, such as […]

Just for Fun: The Lawyer and The Duck*

A big city Lawyer went duck hunting in rural Norfolk. He shot and dropped a bird, but it fell into a farmer’s field on the other side of a fence. As the lawyer climbed over the fence, an elderly farmer drove up on his tractor and asked him what he was doing. The Lawyer responded, […]