Talking About the Tiger in the Room

Talking About the Tiger in the Room

We need to address the Tiger in the room. The Tiger, of course, as seemingly the entire country knows after a couple of weeks of shutdowns/social distancing is Netflix’ Tiger King. A docuseries  full of bizarre characters that would be the envy of a Coen brothers...
Law in the Time of Coronavirus

Law in the Time of Coronavirus

Does this happen with you? You’re watching a movie set before, say 2005, and you stop for a minute and think this: “None of this happens if anyone has an iPhone . . .  or can do a quick Google search?” Some are really obvious; some are very subtle. Take, for example,...
Don Larsen and David Stern, Perfect Together

Don Larsen and David Stern, Perfect Together

In the end, yes, of course, all of us are so much more than our best day, more than our worst day, more than the first sentence in our obituaries. We are not metaphors. We are not parables. We are flesh and blood, triumph and failure, joy and sorrow and rage and...
Hollywood Says “Bah! Humbug!” to Mediation

Hollywood Says “Bah! Humbug!” to Mediation

It’s a great month to be a Family Law Attorney! The holidays are rolling in; Cary is festive; we’re looking back on a . . . um . . . interesting 2019 while enthusiastically planning for an exciting, productive 2020 . . . and all everyone we know wants to...
Our Happy Holidays Family Law Playlist

Our Happy Holidays Family Law Playlist

We usually publish a Family Law Song of the Month with every newsletter. You know, a song that is somehow (admittedly sometimes a bit nebulously) tied to the many issues we see everyday – divorce, custody, alimony, mediation (okay we’re still looking for a...
Mediation Myths Debunked #238

Mediation Myths Debunked #238

Mediation does not do well in popular culture. Movies, TV, streaming shows, divorce mediation is either short shrifted or outright slandered. Really. Here’s an example from the completely odious and finally cancelled Divorce on HBO: First show of the first...