Custody, Shared Custody and the Coronavirus… As Told by Leslie

Navigating the custody or shared custody amidst the coronavirus can be tricky. Are you prepared for the second wave of lockdowns and quarantines? The first wave of lockdowns and quarantines led many divorced couples to deal with the unexpected issues arising out of their otherwise successful custody arrangements. Depending on the custody agreement, the unexpected coronavirus pandemic could have had a significant impact on either arrangement. Perhaps your arrangement is traditional, with one parent having … Read MoreCustody, Shared Custody and the Coronavirus… As Told by Leslie

Ask Leslie: What should I do if I’m unhappy with my divorce lawyer?

DEAR LESLIE,  I’m unhappy with my divorce lawyer. What should I do? Is it in my best interest to change my representation? –  Looking for More Dear Looking for More.., Let’s face it, the ending of a marriage is fraught with a wide range of emotions and going through the process of divorce is a challenging and stressful time – having the right lawyer can make a big difference. While going through the divorce process, … Read MoreAsk Leslie: What should I do if I’m unhappy with my divorce lawyer?

Ask Leslie: Divorce, Cohabiting, and the Coronavirus. Help!

DEAR LESLIE,  I am divorcing my husband of 15 years plus. Just before the coronavirus struck, we were able to file for a divorce, however, we still live under the same roof – a reality I have yet to adjust to. Please share your advice. – Breaking point Breaking point… Here are my tips for navigating the coronavirus, divorce and cohabiting. Keep your distance while living in the same house. This may be somewhat impossible, … Read MoreAsk Leslie: Divorce, Cohabiting, and the Coronavirus. Help!

A Dive Into Consciously Coupling With Prenuptial Agreements 

The breakup of Gwyneth and Chris thrust the idea of amicable divorce into the spotlight. The term Paltrow used in describing the process they used was “conscious uncoupling”- which begs the question: what about conscious coupling? What I have found in my career as a matrimonial attorney is that a prenuptial agreement is the best way to consciously couple. Think about it: A couple who has a prenuptial agreement has already sat down together as … Read MoreA Dive Into Consciously Coupling With Prenuptial Agreements