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December 2018 Edition

December 2018 Edition

Co-Parenting after Divorce

3 Tips to Alleviate the Stress of Sharing Custody Over the Holidays

How do you share custody of your children over the holidays without it turning into a nightmare?

Tax and Divorce

New Tax Laws: Child Tax Credit and Dependency Exemption

Congress has made significant changes to tax credits and exemptions that will matter a lot to divorcing parents. Do you know how the new tax laws will affect you?

Coping with Divorce

Divorcing but Still Living Together During the Holidays?

Here are five tips for navigating the holidays if you are in the process of divorce but still living together.

Divorce Recovery

10 Powerful New Year’s Resolutions for Separated or Divorced People

Newly single? Take the opportunity to reinvent your life and put you on the path to happiness and prosperity.

Divorce News

Divorce Rates Are Falling: At Least For Some People

Divorce rates are falling for people under 45, but the divorce rate has doubled for those over 55 and tripled for those over 65.

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