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The Emotional End of Your Divorce/Sharon Oberst DeFala, Esq.

February 22, 2012

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You remember those parties that at the end of the night, when everyone has gone, and the lights are on, and there is just a mess lying everywhere, and you know you should go to bed, but instead you linger? Not quite cleaning up; done eating, drinking, and dancing.  Just sort of wandering through your […]

The “Best Interests” Test/M. Marcy Jones,Esq.

February 19, 2012

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We hear the phrase all the time – “in the best interests of the children” – but what does it really mean? And who gets to decide that? When a couple is divorcing and they cannot agree on the issues of custody or visitation, a judge will have to decide, and he or she will […]

Children and Their Parents/Martin Rosenfeld

February 12, 2012

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On Foxnews.com there was an article about comments made by Zakariah Al Sadh, brother-in-law of Osama Bin Laden. Al Sadh claimed that Bin Laden had hopes that his children would get a western-style education and forsake terrorist activity. While that may seem a stretch, the comment that closes the article was of great interest to […]

Trial Lawyers Discuss Divorce and Court/Martin Rosenfeld

February 7, 2012

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A recent post in the Divorce section of the HuffingtonPost is authored by Attorneys J. Richard Kulerski and Kari Cornelison. The title of their post is “What Do Divorce Lawyers Do in Their Own Divorces?”. The title raises our interest. What indeed is the “secret” ready to be disclosed?  The answer is somewhat transparent.  Attorneys […]

Procedure for Obtaining a Religious Divorce/Rabbi Maurice Lamm

February 5, 2012

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(This excerpt can be found at Chabad.org) Judaism discourages loneliness, but it also realizes that a bad marriage can be far worse than being alone. Thus Jewish divorce, when necessary, is condoned. People familiar with civil court procedures in divorce matters are not aware of the simplicity, ease and relatively low cost of a Jewish […]