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WHEN SNOOPING IN YOUR OWN HOUSE CAN LAND YOU IN THE BIG HOUSE

Posted in Practice Issues

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an excellent article discussing the expanding use of spy technology in keeping tabs on wandering spouses. “A Spy-Gear Arms Race Transforms Modern Divorce.” New technology allows folks to place GPS trackers on cars, leave hidden cameras around the house and install internet and e-mail monitoring software all for hardly more than… Continue Reading

Advice to Married Couples Works for Divorcing Couples, Too

Posted in Divorce

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an online and print article by Elizabeth Bernstein discussing a study which identified the five main reasons why people get divorced. The article and study look to divorced people to develop the common themes of their unsuccessful marriages. While the article is designed to offer tips on how couples can… Continue Reading

VIRTUAL VISITATION

Posted in Custody

It is the 21st century and, slowly, modern technology is making its way into the custody realm. For years, custody orders have often included provisions allowing for telephone contact between non-custodial parents and their children. For years, these provisions have been a source of contention, with non-custodial parents claiming that custodial parents block telephone access. Conversely, custodial parents… Continue Reading

NOT SO FAST

Posted in Divorce

The Wall Street Journal edition for August 22, 2009 features a fine article by John Freeman which the author describes as a “manifesto for slow communication.”  What made it all the more real was the experience of the past two days.  The most memorable moments of that period were: (1) a colleague telling me that… Continue Reading

A TEST OF CHARACTER AND A SAVINGS IN COST

Posted in Divorce

The purpose of a blog is not to recount war stories.  But war stories can be illustrative.  We represent a client whose wife is a homemaker.  She has the skill set to seek employment as a teacher but, for a variety of reasons, some reasonable, some not, she has not sought employment. On behalf of Husband,… Continue Reading