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Yes, You Need a Therapist

Yes, You Need a Therapist

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Most of the time, when a client comes to meet with me about custody or divorce issues, they are in the middle of a crisis. It is not a… Read More

Posted: May 20th, 2020
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Full House? Why Wait? Mediate!

Full House? Why Wait? Mediate!

Full House? Why Wait? Mediate! Is your house feeling a little too FULL lately? Mary-Kate Olsen, former child star of the television sitcom “Full House” thought so recently when she asked a Manhattan, New York… Read More

Hooray for (Revisionist) Hollywood!

Hooray for (Revisionist) Hollywood!

Review of Hollywood on Netflix, by Jennifer Dumin As a single person living and working from home during this pandemic, binge-watching television has become an important part of my new normal. I often devour hours… Read More

Posted: May 15th, 2020
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Cirko v. Commissioner of SSA

Cirko v. Commissioner of SSA

At the heart of Cirko is that claimants have statutory rights to due process hearings before an ALJ with a valid appointment and that harm is presumed from the fact that they did not have a hearing before a properly appointed officer.

Posted: May 11th, 2020
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No One Cares About Your Affair

No One Cares About Your Affair

          No one cares about your affair. One of the questions that often arises in divorce consultations is infidelity. Sometimes it is emotional infidelity but, usually, it is the earthier type…. Read More

Posted: May 4th, 2020
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What To Do While Stuck At Home: Case Management Self-Health Check

You have now been given a moment to stop, think and breathe. Use it wisely. Decide that if a legal separation or divorce is the best option for you, what does the big picture look like for your family?

What To Do While Stuck At Home:  Case Management Self-Health Check

Lisa Shapson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) and Pennsylvania Law Weekly  Family Lawyers:  It’s a Good Time for a Case Management Self-Health Check As my kids have grown from young elementary school students to middle school… Read More

Posted: April 21st, 2020
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Wedding Planning? Consult with a Divorce Attorney First!

Wedding Planning? Consult with a Divorce Attorney First!

You’re engaged – Congratulations! After calling your family and friends, you probably Googled how to plan the perfect wedding, which led to lots of websites advising you on what steps you need to take. Somehow,… Read More

Posted: April 14th, 2020
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