Susan Amato recognized by peers in The Best Lawyers in America®

We are excited to announce Susan Amato’s selection by her peers for inclusion in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Susan was recognized in Collaborative Law: Family Law and Family Law Mediation. The latest edition has been released publicly and is now available on www.bestlawyers.com. Congratulations, Susan!

How does a Collaborative Divorce work? (Quick video)

Divorce doesn’t have to be messy or contentious, if you ask the right questions. Watch the video below for a quick explanation of the Collaborative Divorce process, and then give us a call to explore options for your unique situation.

What’s Up at the Courthouse

We’re months into the pandemic and there’s still no clear end in sight.  You may be wondering if it’s possible to move forward in a divorce or modification before we’re back to “normal”.   The short answer is yes. Physical access to the courthouse is still limited and varies week to week, and county by county as the local situation …

Seven Guidelines for Parents Who Are Divorce/Separated and Sharing Custody of Children During the COVID19 Pandemic

1. BE HEALTHY. Comply with all CDC and local and state guidelines and model good behavior for your children with intensive hand washing, wiping down surfaces and other objects that are frequently touched, and maintaining social distancing. This also means BE INFORMED. Stay in touch with the most reliable media sources and avoid the rumor mill on social media. 2. BE MINDFUL. …

Filing taxes in the middle of a divorce

It’s the fourth quarter of the year, and if you are working on finalizing a divorce settlement, in addition to what may be tough conversations about how to do the holiday season in a newly restructured family, it’s also worthwhile to think about taxes. Your marital status on December 31 st determines whether your tax filing status will be married …