A Crisis of Civility

The end of this month marks seven years since I moved to the Lowcountry from the outskirts of Philadelphia, a city ironically—and perhaps unintentionally so—known as The City of Brotherly Love. Like so many other asylum seekers from the northeast, I fled not only the...

Avoiding Postmarital Limbo

If this year’s presidential election has taught us anything, it is that none of us need to venture far when looking for a fight. While I have yet to meet with a prospective client looking for a divorce because of election-related marital strife, it has become...

How to Determine Property Division in a Divorce

“It’s just stuff,” you might say – but “stuff” is important.  And it is important in the context of domestic litigation. Dividing property during a divorce can be a difficult task, especially when both spouses share significant assets. A house, retirement plans,...

Build Memories With Those Kids!

In a blog post published last week, Two Can Be Better Than One, I wrote briefly about my own childhood as a byproduct of marital litigation, and in the process I touched upon how I have fond memories of my childhood in both my mother’s house and father’s...

Two Can Be Better Than One

My parents split up when I was about six years old. While bearing witness to marital discord and subsequently being mired in the middle of a separation and divorce is certainly not the recommended path for any child, I can say without equivocation that I am the...