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August 2021 Edition

August 2021 Edition

thinking about divorceConsidering Divorce

Thinking About Divorce? Where You Start Matters

The sooner you start the divorce process, the sooner you can start planning for your future.

whats your credit score?Financial Issues

5 Steps to Saving Your Credit from Your Ex

How your credit can be affected by your ex-spouse even after divorce, and what you can do to protect yourself.

child receiving covid-19 vaccineChildren's and Parenting Issues

What to Do When Divorced Parents Disagree on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Beware that in the interest of the children, the court can step in.

bird nesting after divorceCo-Parenting

Bird Nesting After Divorce: Honoring Our Family's History

Because of birds nesting, we’re surrounded by memories of how our family came to be.

newly single womanLife After Divorce

Newly Single? Here Are 8 Things to Look Forward to

While working through some of the emotions, keep your eyes on these perks that are nearly exclusive to singlehood.


“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…”
– 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 , ★★★★★ 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