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September 2020 Edition

September 2020 Edition

Divorce Process

5 Practical Issues To Consider During a Divorce

Here are crucial but often-overlooked issues to consider. Making decisions about them ASAP will ease the adjustment to your post-divorce reality.

Life After Divorce

20 Words to Avoid for A Better Life After Divorce

There are words to avoid – those that exhaust, hurt, and undermine – and words to use liberally – those that bolster, heal, and invigorate – after divorce.

Co-Parenting after Divorce

COVID, Co-Parenting, and Back to School

As you, your ex, and your child prepare for the upcoming school year while COVID-19 is still around, there are a few things you should consider.

Health & Wellbeing

Dealing with Your Unmet Needs Through and Post-Divorce

Having unmet needs during divorce is normal and also a great source of anguish, confusion, and pain.

Financial Issues

Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent to Sell Your House During Divorce

When searching for the right real estate agent, your interviewing process will reveal a variety of styles and personalities.


“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…”
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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