Category Archives: Marriage

Pitfalls of Do-It-Yourself Divorce

An experienced divorce lawyer can help guide you through the process of divorce as smoothly as possible. However, some couples seek a do-it-yourself divorce because they believe it will speed up the process and allow them to move on with [...Read More]


A protection from abuse or PFA, as they are commonly referred to, is an order signed by a judge that protects victims of domestic violence from their abuser.

What is Discernment Counseling?

The reality is, try as we might, sometimes a marriage does not work out.  Some are destined to fail from the start and some break down over time.  I have been practicing Family Law for 40 years and have seen [...Read More]

Things to do Before You Say I Do

Spring has finally arrived and with it comes prom, high school, and college graduations, planning for summer vacation and finalizing plans for long-awaited spring weddings. By this time most of the wedding plans have been completed. The venue and menu [...Read More]


As many of you are aware, the United States Supreme Court, as well as numerous Federal and State Courts and State Legislatures have legalized same-sex marriage in all fifty (50) states.  This is now settled law throughout the country. However, [...Read More]

The Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Case

Same Sex Marriage – Obergefell v. Hodges The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges was delivered by the Supreme Court on June 26, 2015.  The outcome of the case held that on the basis of equal protection gay couples are entitled [...Read More]