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May 2021 Edition

May 2021 Edition

Divorce Process

Healthy Divorce: How to Make Your Split As Smooth As Possible

Avoid the stress and agony of divorce by putting in the work to move on in a healthy way and start the rest of your life.

Financial Issues

How to Manage Your Money For a Promising Future Post-Divorce

Find out how you can quickly put money back into your bank account after divorce.

Mother’s Day Post

7 Tips for Women Coping with Sadness on Mother’s Day

Many women are coping with sadness on Mother’s Day: perhaps over losing their children to their ex, yearning to be a mother, or being estranged from their own mothers.

Children and Divorce

How the COVID-19 Crisis Has Changed the Family Dynamic

To ensure healthy habits with family, take a step back, be respectful, and communicate as effectively as possible.

Coping With Divorce

Stages of Grief During Divorce

Grief can be a part of the divorce process and beyond. It is mourning what was and will never be again.


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“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…”
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“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,…”
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