Contested or Uncontested? Every divorce case will either be contested or uncontested. There are a number of issues to be resolved between two people who are married and want to get divorced. Think of these issues as buckets. Generally, Custody and Child Support for Children; Marital...

In a child custody case, emotions are intense. You might be struggling with the other parent to have as much parenting time as you can. The DC judge wants to have several status hearings and a long process before resolving your case, and you feel...

Breaking up is hard to do. Well, until you get fed up! Over the years, I have seen a lot of broken couples in my divorce and child custody practice. I learn a lot about a couple when I listen to my client’s story, examine text...

Have you ever been through a case and no matter what you did, the judge would not or could not see your position? Do you want to appeal the decision?   First you thought you just had a bad lawyer. Then it dawns on you after your...

Do I need protection? You may be thinking - “I’m good. I don’t have anything disrupting my life.” You may be surprised by what can disrupt the calm in your life without a consult with a lawyer. What do my 3 practice areas have in common?...

A 50-year old woman of much wealth drives home from the grocery store at 5:00pm.   She drives through the automatic gate, up the artistically paved driveway of lines and curves. She parks in front of her house. She breathes in the scent of the orchids and...

You have been married for decades and harboring a terrible a secret. Your husband drank himself drunk every weekend. When he got drunk he got angry and violent. Sound familiar? This is an unfortunate reality for hundreds of women. You aren’t alone. New Era for Women More women have taken...

When is the Best Time to Divorce? If divorce is in your future because your marriage has gone south, it can be wise to end it as soon as possible for one reason:  your retirement benefits. If you are contributing to a retirement account in the earlier...

On the afternoon of May 2, 2014 I became a full-time entrepreneur. I turned in my badge, my computer, signed some paperwork, and took home a packet of documents that established that I was a former employee. With the money I had saved up from my government...

Business—small, large or international - it has always fascinated me. As a child I used to pretend with my sibling that I was a business woman working at a desk. I don’t know where I got the idea. When my family played Monopoly, I was the...