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Bolstering Litigation Skills with Trial Institute Experience

Without meaningful courtroom experience, how can a young lawyer acquire the litigation skills to go up against seasoned opposing counsel?

Call for Submissions: Child Custody Trends in 2020

Child Custody Trends in 2020 is the theme of the next issue of Family Lawyer Magazine. Send us an article, or take a short survey; learn more here.

Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Family Law

Online Dispute Resolution technology could generate significant opportunities for those attorneys willing to embrace change and evolve their practices.

5 Tips for Dealing with Complainers: Both In and Out of the Office

Here they come: the whiners, ingrates, and critics. Here’s how to keep your patience – and your temper – when dealing with complainers.

Challenging Retention Bias and Adversarial Allegiance in Expert Testimony

Can you overcome retention bias and adversarial allegiance during cross-examination? Stephen Kolodny offers advice based on his 50 years of trial experience.

Addiction and Mental Health Issues Among Family Lawyers

The legal profession has a serious problem with addiction and mental health issues; thankfully, several national lawyer organizations have stepped up to help.

Do Expert Witnesses’ Opinions Depend on Who Hired Them?

Do experts ever stretch the truth in court? 6 lawyers & 3 forensic experts discuss the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of expert witness selection & testimony.

Using Pay-Per-Click Advertising to Generate New Family Law Clients

Pay-Per-Click advertising is a cost-effective way for family lawyers to generate clients when executed properly. Here’s what you need to know about PPC.

The Economic Reality of Maintenance Post-TCJA

The TCJA reduced the amount of after-tax income available to pay maintenance, but other TCJA changes may have positively impacted the marital balance sheet. Here’s an analysis of maintenance post-TCJA. By Arik Van Zandt, Business Valuator The Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) – signed into law on December 22, 2017, with most changes in […]

I-Pass Tollway Data, Divorce, and Privacy

When a car goes through an I-Pass toll collection point, it can establish a pattern of travel that divorce litigants may be called on to explain, under oath.

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