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October 2018 Edition

October 2018 Edition

Financial Issues

Survey: How Student Loan Debt Impacts Divorce

More than a third of student loan borrowers claim that debt contributed to their divorce. Here’s what we found in the survey.

Considering Divorce

Avoiding Divorce? 5 Signs You Need to Let Go of a Bad Marriage

Facing the fact that your marriage is failing and you’re staying for all the wrong reasons is a difficult reality to come to terms with.

Marriage and Divorce

Just Because Divorce Is Socially Acceptable Doesn’t Mean You’ll Divorce

Most marriages aren’t doomed to end in divorce. Here are why some do – and what you should do to make sure yours doesn’t.

Co-Parenting after Divorce

7 Tips for Co-Parenting Without Losing Your Sanity

If you’re struggling to co-parent with an ex you can’t stand, life can be exhausting. These tips can help make it a little easier.

Dating after Divorce

4 Ways to Find the Confidence to Start Dating After Divorce

It can be hard to work up the nerve to start dating again – and not only because it’s been years since you last went on a date.

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