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Q: Can I change the locks once my spouse leaves?

A: I generally advise against doing this unless there is an immediate risk of domestic violence. If that is the case, you should seek a personal protection order from the cour… Read More
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Q: If I leave the house is this considered abandonment of my children?

A: Not necessarily. However, if you are concerned that you are going to be involved in a custody dispute, you should talk to an attorney before you leave the marital home, unl… Read More
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Q: How long does a divorce take?

A: The minimum statutory waiting period, from date of filing to entry of judgment, is 60 days without minor children, six months with minor children. The court will not genera… Read More
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Q: My spouse and I are contemplating filing a divorce. Can you represent both of us if we agree on everything?

A: Generally no. It is nearly impossible to serve the needs of two individuals involved in a divorce as, no matter how amicable the proceeding, the participants have opposing… Read More
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