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Blog- Divorce Suicide


Posted by Robert Sobel | Oct 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

When working with divorce clients, most attorneys focus on strategies designed to help their client win their case. This blog focuses on strategies for not losing. Even though every divorce is unique, the fact is that people tend to behave in similar ways under similar circumstances. The lawyer'...


Posted by Robert Sobel | Apr 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the main duties of an Attorney is to present his/her client in the best light possible. I regularly tell opposing counsel that since the Pope travels my client is the next best person to look to for guidance. Opposing says that since Mother Theresa has passed, his client is the best person...

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Posted by Robert Sobel | Jun 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of us is going on a cruise when your divorce or modification is over. Either me and my kids or you and your kids. That's because you'll either pay me thousands of extra dollars to get you the microwave oven or you won't. Between the betrayal, hurt feelings, and rage, its easy to get your atte...

Drug Use and Divorce Suicide

Posted by Robert Sobel | Jun 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hair follicle suicide. The illegal drugs you ingested over the last 90 days may come back to haunt you. You're the greatest parent in the world. We know. Day Care, Little League, Ballet, Swimming Classes, private tutoring, picnics, camping, Braces, Dr's Appointments, Clean Clothes, Immaculate Hou...

You’re Only as Good as Your Latest Bad Act

Posted by Robert Sobel | Jun 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

So you've been a great weekend Dad and never missed a child support payment in 17 years. Then you get laid off and miss 3 payments. There's a knock on your door. You answer. You've just been served with a Motion for Enforcement by Contempt. You glance over the paperwork. It's requesting you spend...

During Litigation Everything is Magnified

Posted by Robert Sobel | Jun 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Remember that beer you had every night when you got home, took your shoes off, and put your feet up to watch TV? Bam. Now you're painted as an alcoholic. Remember that hit you took off a joint 3 months ago at your cousin's wedding? Bam. Now you're painted as a drug addict. Surf porn? Uh-oh. The p...

Do You Have a “Plan B?”

Posted by Robert Sobel | Jun 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

What the heck is a plan B? Its a strategy that gives you a place to live if your locks are changed. Its a blueprint that you have mapped out before you're in a marital crisis. Imagine the insanity of finding an apartment with a couple of kids in tow. Do you have a security deposit ready if needed...

How Long Should I Wait to Begin My Divorce?

Posted by Robert Sobel | Jun 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Scenario: You and your spouse own a house that you bought together during your marriage. Your spouse moves out and abandons you 1 year later. You continue to live in the house and make all the payments. Five years later your spouse files for divorce. During that 5 years your house value increased...

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