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April 2021 Edition

April 2021 Edition

Considering Divorce

5 Crucial Things to Consider When Filing for a Divorce

There are many things to consider when filing for divorce; here are the most important things to discuss with your attorney.

Financial Issues

4 Clever Ways to Make Money From Home After Divorce

Going through divorce during a pandemic may give you extra reasons to need to make money from home. Here are a few potential sources of income to consider.

Coping With Divorce

Finding Things to Celebrate When Going Through Divorce

Things might seem hard right now, but you’ll quickly discover that life has plenty of things worth celebrating.

Divorce Recovery

Positive Habits to Develop When Going Through Divorce

Developing some useful new habits – such as eliminating negative thoughts & people from your life – will help you get through this difficult time.

Children and Divorce

How to Make Divorce Easier for Your Children

While you will have some painful moments no matter what you do, these tips will help to make the transition as easy as possible for your children.


“Great lawyer to work with. Excellent communicator and listener. Courtroom skills exceptional. Would highly recommend for any family law situation.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Review
“I highly recommend Geoff. He and his all-star team assisted me through a difficult and contentious divorce and child custody case. Geoff’s knowledge and personal relationships really assisted in the positive outcome of my case. Geoff was efficient throughout the…”
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“Took a personalized approach to my complex divorce and was available to achieve an outcome beyond my highest expectations.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Review
“Strategic and Pragmatic. Geoff has seen plenty of situations and how they play out. Geoff has an expert understanding of the process. Geoff does a great job of communication and letting you know what’s going on by including you in…”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Avvo Review
“One of the most dedicated, fair, competent, patient attorneys I have had the pleasure of dealing with. He has helped myself and many others through some difficult times. He is a very good listener and can direct you in the…”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Review
“Excellent at simultaneously executing specific tactical aspects of the case while maintaining overall macro view.”
– Family Law Attorney
“I have worked with Geoffrey S. Platnick as an expert witness in several cases and find him to be an excellent attorney with a real interest in his clients.”
– Child Custody Expert , ★★★★★ Review
“Absolutely amazing during a very difficult time.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Review
“He is a brilliant lawyer, a fantastic strategist, willing to resolve cases through mediation but kick butt in court if that is required, and in the final analysis, effective in achieving his clients’ goals. One of the really great ones.…”
– Family Law Client , ★★★★★ Martindale-Hubbell Review
“A very empathetic and diligent person and attorney. His tact in suggesting acceptable solutions to emotionally charged situations and sensitivity to child issues that can easily get neglected in the egoic fracases in such cases is truly exemplary. I am,…”
– Family Law Client , ★★★★★ Martindale-Hubbell Review