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A Look Back at 2015

Hi there, We’ve had an exciting year here at the Divorce Law Monitor! We’ve added new contributors, expanded readership and updated our look. We’re happy to announce that in 2016 we will debuting a new mobile-friendly layout, so you’ll be able to more easily access posts on the go! Before we head into 2016, below … Continue Reading

Merry Christmas

Hi there, Wishing a Merry Christmas to all who celebrate, and a terrific holiday to all who don’t! Thought you might enjoy this photo of my cat who really does #occupytree at Christmas. Best, Nancy… Continue Reading

In Honor of Veterans Day

Hi there, At a time when we have been at war for 12 years, all of us must know someone who is a veteran. Politics aside, we are all deeply grateful for the sacrifices that thousands of men and women have made when fighting on behalf of our country. I have briefly touched on some … Continue Reading

Not So Happy Valentine’s Day

Hi there, I love Valentine’s Day.  Actually, I love anything that includes chocolate. I wish all of you a Happy Valentine’s Day.  If this happens to be a lousy one for you, I am sorry — you are not alone.  Valentine’s Day is actually a busy season for divorce lawyers.  I’ve always felt, anecdotally, that this … Continue Reading

Divorce and the Fiscal Cliff

Hi there, If you follow me on Twitter you know I am a political junkie.  Politics affects our lives in many aspects.  Good political functioning requires compromise.  Reading both sides’ bitter complaints about the fiscal cliff agreement, it is clear that the deal represents a compromise.  Everyone is unhappy to some degree.  They are glad … Continue Reading

Happy Holidays

Ming MingHi there, I am psyched to already be on vacation!  Now if I could just stop checking email… I hope all of you have a happy and healthy holiday season.  I’ll be back in 2013. Best, Nancy  … Continue Reading

Terrific Thoughts on Lawyering

Hi there, I should have put up a post on Martin Luther King Day, but I didn’t.  Then this morning Tax Girl had a truly wonderful post about being a lawyer, and Dr. King.  I am simply linking to this because it epitomizes for me (and I am sure for many of us) what being a lawyer … Continue Reading

Pets and Divorce

Hi there, It’s coming up on Halloween and the pet stores are selling pet costumes… I have two big dogs and one very tough cat, and while I don’t think I’m going to be buying them costumes any time soon, I do understand the urge.  We think of and feel about our pets the way we do our children.  … Continue Reading

One Divorce Lawyer’s Valentine’s Day Tale

Hi there, Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday hands down, but I recognize that for anyone involved in a divorce not so much.  I still think that you can not overestimate the therapeutic value of chocolate, no matter the circumstances. A friend sent me an article from the ABA Journal, “Divorce Lawyers Tell Twisted Tales of Valentine’s Day,” essentially … Continue Reading

Halloween Havoc

Hi there! I’m in the midst of an incredibly busy stretch right now, but still wanted to share a few interesting and wacky stories that I came upon recently. Halloween is now just a few days away and while many parents have a love/hate relationship with the holiday, for kids it is usually one of … Continue Reading

Monday’s Miscellany

Hi there; Happy Martin Luther King Day.  I have to confess that I don’t usually stop to consider MLK day, it just provides a welcome 3 day weekend in the middle of the winter. But this year, with the horrific situation in Haiti going on, it made me think about the heroism of ordinary people.  … Continue Reading

A Legal Twist to a Holiday Favorite!

Hi there, I can’t believe this year will be over in just a matter of hours.  Where has the time gone? As we say goodbye to 2009, here’s an old holiday favorite with a little legal twist (courtesy of the TaxProf Blog). I wish you a very happy and healthy New Year!  See you all … Continue Reading