(video) Learn (and Beware) the pitfalls of the flat fee, “uncontested” divorce with Sree Ravi, Esq. – Talkin’ Laws and Drinkin’ Claws – Alabama Family Law

Category Archives: terminology & lingo

(video) Learn (and Beware) the pitfalls of the flat fee, “uncontested” divorce with Sree Ravi, Esq. – Talkin’ Laws and Drinkin’ Claws – Alabama Family Law

What can go wrong with a flat fee, “uncontested” divorce? A lot more than you might think. As Josh Holcomb in our Guntersville office puts it, you don’t want to buy a couch that no one will sit on. ~ This #FoxtrotFriday starts #MemorialDay2022 weekend, and it feels like #seltzerseason has truly arrived. Join Sree […]

(video) Ravi on Retirement – Talkin’ Laws & Drinkin’ Claws – Division of Retirement Assets in Divorce – QDRO

Retirement division in divorce? #seltzerseason continues with #RAVIonRETIREMENT as SREE RAVI, Esq., lets us know what he tells his clients in their first meeting regarding division or allocation of retirement assets. Also, what do your financial institutions need from the court to divide retirement without incurring taxes or penalties, i.e., WTF is a QDRO? ~ […]

There’s no such thing as luck in Child Custody…

I’ve been thinking about randomness in life, family, work and, of course, #ChildCustody. We toss around the term ‘luck’ more than we do randomness, but here’s the problem there. Luck is closely associated with judgment; luck is typically perceived as either good or bad. Randomness, though, is just that, random. Consider a coin toss…heads is […]

What’s your Child Custody Vision…? Your Child Custody Mission…?

Vision involves logistics, planning and tactics. That’s important, but it’s the easy part. Mission is based on your values. Really understanding your values is hard. Aligning your vision with your mission is hard. It’s worth it to you and your family. ~ The information provided here is general in nature and not to be considered […]

Child Custody Devotional – “Happy” is over…

An article by the founder of https://positivepsychology.com/ caught my eye, “Why You Should Have Never Had Kids (If You Want To Be Happy, That Is)”, and I confess that its half-troll, half-clickbait title got me.  ~ The thrust of the article, written by Seph Fontane Pennock, is that peer-reviewed, academic research supports a conclusion that […]

(video) Random Rules! — Attorney-Client Privilege in your Child Custody case (Rule 502, Ala R Evid)

Attorney-Client Privilege is sacred in this Country and especially in your #ChildCustody case, but it’s not as simple as you might think and your Child Custody lawyer needs to be on the lookout for ways the Other Side might try to invade confidential communications with your lawyer in discovery, depositions or even at trial. ~ […]

Beware the Narrative Fallacy in Child Custody and CoParenting

What’s the narrative fallacy? Abhishek Chakraborty, writer of ‘Sunday Wisdom’ on the website, Medium, puts it this way, “Life is full of random facts. You forcibly knit them together to give it meaning.” How does this relate to #ChildCustody and #CoParenting…? ~ ~ If you would like to speak more about how you, as a […]

Child Custody Devotional – Practice these Things…

What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me — practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you. Phillippians 4:9 ~ We love the word ‘practice’. It is fundamental to our mission on several levels. In its transitive verb sense, our #childcustody lawyers don’t “do” law they “practice […]

(video) Child Custody Terminology & Lingo – Beware the Aphorism…

Aphorism – a pithy observation that contains a general truth ~ Sometimes things sound good or sound true either aren’t true or at least not applicable to your unique situation. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” or “pride goes before the fall.” ~ In #childcustody and #coparenting, it’s really easy for the Other Side, […]