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You Shouldn’t Fear Mediation You Should Fear Litigation

Published on October 4, 2014, in Mediation.

In the 4th grade I got appointed to the Conflict Resolution Team. We wore blue shirts and wandered the playground with clipboards looking for conflict to resolve. I don’t remember if we solved a lot of conflict but I did enjoy the idea of solving conflict. I became a certified mediator before I was lawyer.

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What If Edward and Bella Got Divorced?

Published on July 16, 2013, in Divorce.

I know it’s too painful to think about and it will never never ever happen but let’s just pretend it might. Edward and Bella do not live happily ever after. As a matter of fact they barely make it out of the honeymoon stage. Let’s take a fun (and of course hypothetical) look at our

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Does a rose called by any other name really smell as sweet? Issues to think about before changing the name of your business.

Published on June 17, 2013, in Small Business.

It is very common for people to change their name. Celebrities do it, brides do it, and athletes do it; so why not businesses? Before choosing a name for your business you spent numerous hours thinking of names, bouncing names off people, and researching similar names on the internet. When you finally decided what to

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Anything you say (or post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other social media platform) can and will be used against you in a court of law.

Published on April 15, 2013, in Divorce.

Everyone has seen enough Law & Order episodes to know the elements of Miranda Rights; or maybe you have had some personal experience having them read directly to you. Either way people know that it is in their best interest not to say anything when being arrested. But in today’s social media enhanced world should

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Keeping Fathers in Family (Law)

Published on March 31, 2013, in Divorce.

We all know that gender roles changed quite a while ago and it is becoming more evident in today’s society. Advertising is changing; commercials for products like Clorox, Huggies, Tide, and Go-Gurt are showing men in roles that used to be considered roles for women or mothers. The terms “stay at home dad” and “househusband”

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Have You Been Putting Off Getting A Will Long Enough?

No one wants to talk about it or think about it, but let’s face it, we all need a will. Wills are important in deciding who will take care of your beloved hamster Skeeter and who will get your prized Pez dispenser collection. More seriously wills are important in deciding who will be appointed a

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