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Mediation Is Key For Your Bank Account

Mediation is a necessary method in divorce proceedings. It requires a neutral third party to help resolve a dispute. The mediator does not have the power to make a final decision and serves as someone to help two parties reach an agreement. Divorce brings up feelings of hurt, resentment and overall lack of control. When […]

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Your Summer Parenting Plan

Summer Solstice is here and that means it is the longest day of the year, while also being the shortest night of the year. The sunniest day of the year also reminds divorced parents of Summer break. Co-parents will need to create a “Summer Parenting Plan” to ensure a smooth break for everyone in the […]

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A Father Has Equal Rights In Gaining Child Custody

Family law is evolving in the subject of father’s rights, and the changes debunk the myth of a greater favorable outcome for the mother. In the past, it was easy to assume all family dynamics were made up of a working dad and a stay at home mom. Family dynamics, gender roles, and family laws […]

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Spousal Support 101

A major concern throughout divorce proceedings are finances. When a couple goes their separate ways and is moving towards living separate lives, finances are a large concern. This is where spousal support comes in to play. Spousal support is financial assistance that recognizes a partner’s contribution to the marriage and helps the recipient achieve financial […]

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A Decade of Family Law for John Griffith

Becoming an attorney is no easy feat. It requires a significant amount of hard work and determination to meet all the requirements to eventually be sworn in by an honorable judge. Exactly 10 years ago from today, John Griffith, who is a partner of Griffith, Young, & Lass, was sworn in to become an official […]

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Honor Thy Mother: No Matter Your Circumstances

Each year, we can count on Mother’s Day falling on the second Sunday of May. This is a day we celebrate the women who have nurtured children and given of themselves to no end. The second Sunday of every month of May can also be a point of contention for some if they are in […]

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Divorce Announcements

It is now the dreaded time to tell friends, family, and acquaintances the news of your divorce and it is understandable to find yourself perplexed on how to do this with beauty and grace. Beauty? Grace? Do these seem like foreign words in the land of divorce proceedings? Most likely. The question is: where to […]

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Divorce Podcasts: What You Should Subscribe To And Why

If you are considering divorce or currently going through one, you will likely find yourself looking for support in a variety of outlets. It is probable you may have talked your friends and families ears off about the struggles you are facing, and as a result have heard advice that has sent you in multiple […]

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