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December 2021 Edition

December 2021 Edition

frustrated womanConsidering Divorce

How Do You Know it’s Time to Call it Quits and File for Divorce?

Like a rollercoaster, all marriages have their ups and downs. So, when is it time to call it quits?

financial checklistFinancial Issues

New Year Financial Checklist: 7 Things to Think About

Use this new year financial checklist to remind you of what you need to consider or change because of your divorce.

co-parenting during the holidaysHolidays and Divorce

Co-Parenting During the Holidays: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Cool

When co-parenting during the holidays, remember to collaborate and communicate with your ex-spouse.

blended family through marriageStep-Families

A Blended Family: The Best Wedding Present Ever!

Set the kids up for success, respect boundaries, and open your heart. 5 tips to make your blended family become the wedding gift that keeps on giving.

healing after divorceDivorce Recovery

8 Tips for Healing After a Divorce

Use these essential tools and let your divorce make you better, not bitter, and let healing after divorce begin.


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– 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