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November 2019 Edition

November 2019 Edition

Divorce Preparation and Settlement

The Secrets to “Winning” Your Divorce

Can you “win” your divorce? Here are typical misconceptions that family lawyers hear from clients, and advice to help them set realistic expectations for the process.

Inspirational Stories and Advice

Don’t Let a Limited Belief System Hold You Back After Divorce

Make today the day to stop saying No because of what has happened; choose Yes because you owe it to yourself to thrive after divorce!

Coping with Divorce

Take the High Road for Thanksgiving After Divorce

For children caught in the crossfire of custody disputes, holidays can become a time of woe rather than joy. Put the “Happy” back in “Happy Thanksgiving”.

Legal Issues

Gray Divorce: What It Is and Why It Happens

5 reasons why the divorce rate for those over 50 – known as “gray divorce” – has been rising steadily for the last 20 years.

Relationships and Dating

I Have NO Interest in Dating Since my Divorce

No, I’m not dating or looking to date. If I happen to meet someone out there, that’s great – but until then, I’m happy with keeping my TV remote to myself.

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

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