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...
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...
Clip Shows and What’s Real …. okay, and divorce

Clip Shows and What’s Real …. okay, and divorce

When TV shows need a break from being creative they resort to a time honored tradition – the ‘clip show.’ A clip show is exactly what it sounds like, the whole show is comprised of bits of episodes from the season so far. Clip shows usually involve...
Clients Are People Too

Clients Are People Too

Let’s face it; we all have jerks in our lives. Family members, spouses, friends, co-workers, bosses, you name it. Now of course I don’t mean your family, friends or co-workers . . . or do I? Everyone has a bad day, so I am not talking about temporary jerks or...
Bullies, Lawyers, and Bad Blood

Bullies, Lawyers, and Bad Blood

Today’s post was written with Jackie Bedard of  Carolina Family Estate Planning. There’s a best seller out about Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. If this doesn’t ring a bell – Holmes was the twenty-something Steve Jobs dress-alike, Silicon Valley tech head who...