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September 2021 Edition

September 2021 Edition

Senior Married Adults Seek DivorceConsidering Divorce

10 Reasons Why Senior Married Adults Seek Divorce

Breaking up a marriage much later in life is likely to be one of the biggest decisions an elderly married couple can make.

What Types of Expenses Are Covered by Child Support?Financial

What Types of Expenses Are Covered by Child Support?

Parents are likely to encounter multiple types of expenses as they raise their children.

Back to schoolBack to School

5 Back-to-School Tips for Separated and Divorced Parents

Back-to-school can be especially challenging for children whose parents separated or divorced over the summer.

parental alienationChildren's and Parenting

Are Some Parents More at Risk to Parental Alienation than Others?

Parental Alienation Syndrome occurs when a child aligns with one parent and grows exceptionally hostile toward the other parent.

Happy man after divorceLife After Divorce

Getting through Divorce with Grace and Dignity at Any Age

Amid the divorce horror stories that plague online news feeds with gritty details, a few glimmers of hope shine through.


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“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…”
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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,…”
– Family Law Client , ★★★★★ Martindale-Hubbell Review