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Working with your Family Law Lawyer & How to Get the Most out of the Process

When you first meet with a Family Law Lawyer, you should bring a list of questions. Clients are often in an emotion state during the consultation, so having questions prepared may help you to understand your specific situation and also allow the lawyer to obtain more information about your case.

The "Doorknob Syndrome"

As a lawyer, I have been interviewing clients for 38 years. In that time, I have found one particularly sad phenomenon. I call it the "Doorknob Syndrome", but it is really the reluctance of an abused person to call themselves abused because the reality of being a victim is overwhelming. As a result, they leave out relevant and important disclosure necessary to help them. 

Should I Stay or Should I Go (Part 2 of 2)

Some months ago, I wrote a blog entitled "Should I Stay or Should I go, (Part 1 of 2)" and it talked about leaving a marriage/common law relationship. This blog entry is about what you do if you decide to stay in the relationship. 

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