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Thoughts, insights and information about the divorce process. Nothing here should be considered to be legal advice. If you need legal advice, you need to hire a lawyer.

What is an amicable divorce?

May 18, 2021

Being open to discussions can save you tons of money

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Diivorce attorneys are too jaded to be judgy

April 4, 2021

Telling your attorney the truth is not going to get you judged

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In- person appointments

March 3, 2021

When I might begin seeing people in person

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Law Cats and Cats practicing law

February 10, 2021

The twitterverse was afire yesterday of the attorney who appeared in a Texas Court as a cat. He had to assure the Court he was not a cat. The hearing was on Zoom and highlighted how an older attorney was very uncomfortable being on a computer and could …

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Divorcing in 2021 might affect your taxes next year

February 8, 2021

What your standard deduction is depends on your marital status on December 31.

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I am now offering negotated, non-litigated divorces

January 19, 2021

When the other side has a lawyer but we all agree to work through the case without the court’s help

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What is the difference between online divorce papers and a lawyer doing them for me?

December 9, 2020

The difference between do-it-yourself divorce papers and a lawyer drafting your divorce

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Divorces are divorces, or are they?

November 9, 2020

Why someone familiar with the Metro East practice of law only handles work there.

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The choices we make, or, why choosing to settle is usually better

October 9, 2020

Let’s say you are a perfectly normal middle-class family living outside St. Louis. You have a perfectly normal house, car, job, retirements, debts and a spouse you are done with. This is the reality of about 3,500 metro-east families every year. L…

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Why I have chosen to turn down most litigation

October 1, 2020

As Covid-19 continues, the Courts in Illinois have reopened. Some are zoom only, some are in-person, some are a hybrid of the two. I am immunocompromised and I have chronic migraines, which can be triggered when things are too tight around my head, pull…

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