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Tag Archives: Order to Show Cause

A Day That Will Live In Exigency: The (Over) Use Of the Order to Show Cause

Posted in Alimony, Child Support, Divorce

  I recently read a quote from Joseph Addison, an eighteenth century British author, which said, “Husband a lie, and trump it up in some extraordinary emergency.” It lead me to consider how family law attorneys categorize the notion of an emergency, often with a mixture of histrionics and hysteria, in contrast with how the… Continue Reading

But I need Help Now!

Posted in Practice Issues

When a client comes in for a first meeting for a divorce consultation, it is often when things at home has reached a crisis whether it be financial, or something having to do with the children. Although a divorce, start to finish, can last more than a year in the Courts, there are remedies available to… Continue Reading