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Helpful Resources for Family Law Clients

Most people who go through a divorce or custody dispute have never been involved in one before. Not knowing what to expect can make an already stressful situation even more challenging. At Strickler, Platnick & Hatfield, we believe in giving you the information you need to understand the legal process and make the best decisions in your family law case. We invite you to utilize these resources to learn about divorce and family law, and to contact us with any further questions.


If you are contemplating divorce, or wondering about your options for resolving a family law dispute, browse our video library for general information and answers to some of the family law questions we hear most often.

Divorce Guides

Our divorce guides offer more in-depth, straightforward information about divorce issues you may be facing, such as divorce with children, military divorce, or choosing a divorce process.


Look through our articles section for insights into the legal process, dispute resolution options, developments in family law, and practical guidance about preparing for divorce or a family law dispute.

Online Resources

The unknown can be intimidating, especially when you are facing a family law dispute. Our collection of online resources offers tools for everything from navigating the court system to financial valuation of assets in divorce.


We are pleased to offer our clients a monthly newsletter with useful advice and relevant family law news. We invite you to consult our newsletter archives to view topics that may be of interest to you.


“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…”
– 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 , ★★★★★ 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