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February 2021 Edition

February 2021 Edition

Considering Divorce

6 Mistakes to Avoid When You’re Planning to Divorce

Learn the dos and don’ts before you start planning your divorce. Although it is a stressful process, by avoiding these mistakes, you can go through divorce relatively smoothly.

Financial Issues

Divorced? Consider These 5 Things Before Buying a New House

While you are transitioning from married to divorced, there are several things to take into account if you’re thinking about purchasing a new home.

Health and Well-Being

5 Ways to Beat Anxiety After Divorce

Divorce can be one of the most stressful times in your life, and it often comes with a myriad of negative feelings. Here’s how to beat divorce anxiety before it beats you.

Dating After Divorce

Moving on and Finding New Love After a Divorce with Children

It’s time to step forward into the unknown, trust yourself, trust your kids, and trust the process. Be open to finding new love – for yourself, and to show your kids what a healthy relationship looks like.

Divorce Recovery

6 Ways to Heal from a Divorce and Move On

It can be very difficult to heal from divorce, but you can do it. Give yourself time and compassion, use these helpful tips, and – with a few inevitable setbacks – things will get better every day.


“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