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Splitting up financial assets is usually one of the most complex parts of any divorce. Even when both parties are still communicating effectively, such as in an uncontested or collaborative divorce, deciding who gets what can be a contentious affair, especially with long-term assets such as retirement accounts. There are many steps a couple must […]

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Nothing about divorce is easy, least of all dividing up financial assets. A 401(k) is a long-term investment that takes years and years to build up. The thought of losing that money is enough to create considerable stress in even the most amicable of divorces. The best way to navigate the financial un-entanglement is with […]

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The article by Atlanta Jewish Times posted on March 29, 2020 features Attorney Randy Kessler as he discusses how the pandemic is affecting marriage and divorce. Click here to read the article.

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Attorney Randall Kessler was interviewed by WSB-TV news about how lottery winnings can affect divorce procedures. He touches on a different situations that can arise when a couple wins the lottery, including what happens when one spouse hides their winnings from the other. To see the video, click here.

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By Randall M. Kessler Tip 1. Help your lawyer help you. Lawyers do not “know it all” and they certainly do not know you or your spouse. In fact, you probably know your spouse as well as anyone. So give your lawyer suggestions as to how to get through to your spouse. Does your spouse […]

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Such a discussion is unfortunate, but in today’s world, much more common than perhaps it should be. Nonetheless, circumstances often beyond our control (although some would argue that whether or not to divorce is within our control), require such a conversation, which must be handled with a great amount of tact and thoughtfulness. Such a […]

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August 12th, 2014

Everything you wanted to know

When to file for divorce is a question only you can answer (except, unfortunately, if your spouse has filed or files first, then you will be thrust into a divorce, even if you aren’t or weren’t ready for it).  A good lawyer or friend or therapist will not tell you that you must file.  All […]

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August 23rd, 2013

Divorce: Protect Yourself

I wanted people to have hope, to understand the process and to understand that there actually is a process. There are answers to the questions they have and that they will have.

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When my term as Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association ended in August of 2012 in Chicago, I thought that my travelling days were headed for a significant reduction.  And I enjoyed the travel and the ability to meet family law professionals worldwide.  Fortunately or unfortunately, in my year as […]

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This is a guest post by Scott Morgan a board certified family law attorney in Texas and founder of the Morgan Law Firm a Houston based firm with an additional office in Austin. As soon as you’re certain that a divorce is imminent, it is of the utmost importance that you hire a lawyer that […]