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August 2018 Edition

August 2018 Edition

Preparing for Divorce

11 Parallels Between Divorce and a Hurricane

Divorce is more than a lifestyle change: it can rip through all we hold dear with the fury of an offshore hurricane.

Children and Divorce

8 Ways a Divorced Dad Can Boost his Daughter’s Self-Esteem

A divorced dad can empower his daughter with a willingness to put her interests first by using these strategies.

Coping with Divorce

5 Reasons for Divorce – and the Power of Acceptance and Forgiveness

Some reasons why “together forever” turns into “never” – and how to move on to new adventures post-divorce.

Co-Parenting after Divorce

10 Tips from a Former Judge to Make You a Better Parent after Separation and Divorce

A former Family Court Judge offers tips (and an eye-opening music video) to help you become a better parent.

Considering Divorce

What Does Summer Mean for a Marriage on the Rocks?

Summer can provide the opportunity to make a decision: to try to repair your marriage or to separate.

Testimonials

“Great lawyer to work with. Excellent communicator and listener. Courtroom skills exceptional. Would highly recommend for any family law situation.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com 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…”
– Family Law Client , ★★★★★ Avvo Review
“Took a personalized approach to my complex divorce and was available to achieve an outcome beyond my highest expectations.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com 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 , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com 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 , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com Review
“Absolutely amazing during a very difficult time.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com 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