Networking Outside Your Comfort Zone

By Sean Ditzel: Consider these five tips for networking outside your own comfort zone to maximize and grow your referral base.

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Using Restricted Stock and Pre-IPO Data to Estimate Discounts

By Dr. Shannon P. Pratt and Alina V. Niculita: Restricted stock and pre-IPO data are the most often used and misused sources for estimating discounts for lack of marketability. Here’s how to know whether an appraiser has used the data correctly in cases of disputed valuations of closely-held stock.  

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What Family Lawyers Need to Know: Part Two

Divorce-industry professionals offer expert advice to help you serve your clients and grow your practice.

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction to Help You Deal with Stress

By Dr. Mel Borins: Mindfulness meditation teaches us to approach each moment with more calmness, clarity, and wisdom.   

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Family Lawyers’ Top Software Picks

We asked family lawyers about the software and apps they find invaluable in their daily practice of family law, and why they would recommend them. Here are some of their favorites.  

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A Clean Slate: Can you “Clean Up” a Client’s Social Media Pages?

By John Browning: How far can attorneys go in “cleaning up” a client’s Facebook page?

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Can Difficult Clients Learn Decision-Making Skills?

By Mark Powers and Michael Hammond: Why making a case for a decision that is emotionally appealing rather than congested with data and reason can win people over faster and more easily.    

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Financial Matters
 

Using Restricted Stock and Pre-IPO Data to Estimate Discounts

Restricted stock and pre-IPO data are the most often used and misused sources for estimating discounts for lack of marketability. Here’s how to know whether an appraiser has used the data correctly in cases of disputed valuations of closely-held stock.

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Family Lawyer Magazine Articles
 

Call for Submissions: High-Stakes Divorce

The theme for the next issue of Family Lawyer Magazine is high-stakes divorce, and we're looking for article submissions on this topic from practicing divorce professionals.

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Latest Podcast
 

Business Valuation when the Client is a Lawyer

Sylvia Golden, the Legal Editor at Business Valuation Resources, interviews prominent attorney Sanford K. Ain and business valuator Stuart Rosenberg about issues related to divorce and valuation, particularly in cases involving a lawyer who is going through divorce.

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Legal Issues
 

Reforming the Divorce Process

We asked practicing divorce lawyers and judges what changes they’d suggest to improve the process in family law courts. Here are some suggestions from the front lines.

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Business Coaching
 

What Family Lawyers Need to Know: Part Two

Divorce-industry professionals offer expert advice to help you serve your clients and grow your practice.

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Latest Family Law News
 

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide on Same-Sex Marriage

U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether same-sex marriage should be permitted across all U.S. states.

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Technology
 

Managing and Protecting Your Online Reputation

If you don’t take control for your personal, online brand, someone else will do it for you.

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Feature Articles
 

Supreme Court Deliberates Online Abuse & Death Threats

The US Supreme Court will assess whether online threats and abuse are expressions of free speech or criminal activity.

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Collaborative Practice
 

Collaborative Divorce from an Accountant’s and Lawyer’s Perspective

Two Florida professionals discuss collaborative divorce from the perspective of a family lawyer and a certified public accountant.

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Financial Matters
 

Divorce and Credit Damage Valuation

Credit damage expert Georg Finder speaks about the issues surrounding credit damage valuation in a divorce case.

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