PERSONAL EXPERIENCE It was life experience that led me to the law and, in particular,... more
PERSONAL EXPERIENCE It was life experience that led me to the law and, in particular, family law. Born and raised in Orange, Connecticut, I was a young married woman, working as a clerk and going to school part time to earn a bachelor's degree when my six year marriage ended. There was a silver lining to the difficult and painful year-long divorce that followed. It was during this time ... view profile
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.