Your child custody matter will inevitably be stressful, and might bring on anxiety and depression. You have a number of things going on in your life already. You may be adjusting to not having the same amount of support that you previously had for the...

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...

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?...

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...

It’s 2018. A new year. And it came so fast! It is another chance to do better than the prior year! This marker we set every 12 months to renew and reclaim our lives is quite arbitrary if you think about it. It’s just another...

Restraining orders are granted in civil court when a judge decides that domestic violence occurred. Some people get confused about the difference domestic violence that ends up in a civil court versus a criminal court and prosecuted by a District Attorney or State’s Attorney’s Office....

When you encounter a legal problem are you a do-it-yourself Googler, or looking for a lawyer who is a trickster, or looking for an honest one? Lawyers get a bad rap, but there are many honest ones, and we are here to help people. Unlike a...

Do you know when to say “objection” and what good legal answer to give when the judge wants to know your basis for objecting so that it is sustained? If you’re on the other side of the case, do you know how to defend against...

Going to court in “street clothes.” Although perhaps it shouldn’t matter what you look like, it does. Show that you take your serious court matter seriously by dressing in a professional or at least business casual way.   Having arguments with the other party during a hearing. You may...