Tag Archives: divorce

A Covid-Related Matrimonial Issue

Over the last few months, alongside Covid-19, an insidious problem has spiked in prevalence: domestic violence. During lockdown, with couples in close quarters and fear and frustration as inherent parts of the overall zeitgeist, reports of domestic violence have gone, perhaps inevitably, way up.  According to one report that increase will be, per the United…
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Court-appropriate attire, from home

Lawyers and judges, like everyone, have been adjusting to living within the parameters of lockdown during the Corona pandemic.  In many states, that's meant that court appearances are being held online though websites like Skype. Not everyone, however, understands the sense of decorum that's necessary in that setting. A recent article referred to a Florida…
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Life, and Divorce, after Corona

A recent article on the Bloomberg site examined a trend that's started in China: as the country is coming out of quarantine, its divorce rate has been rising sharply.  As one might expect, time in close quarters can be a reminder of how incompatible you feel with your spouse and how much you are eager…
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Custody in the Age of Corona

In today's Wall Street Journal, there's a timely article about how divorced couples are navigating joint custody of their children right now. Child custody can be challenging in the best of times. Add to that the current restrictions on mobility and social distancing, and it's an even more difficult equation for parents and their kids.…
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