Category: Before Divorce

7 Considerations when Divorcing a Narcissist

March 23, 2023

Divorce is difficult under any circumstances, but it can become much more complicated and emotional if you’re divorcing a narcissist. Narcissism is described as a personality disorder characterized by a sense of entitlement, excessive need for admiration, and a lack of empathy for others. Narcissistic traits can result in manipulative, controlling behavior, which can make […]

6 New Year Resolutions for Navigating Divorce

January 23, 2023

For many, the new year signifies a fresh start and an opportunity to make positive life changes. If you’re considering divorce, this can be a time of tough decisions about moving forward in your life. Below are some resolutions for navigating divorce in the new year: Be prepared to compromise Divorce involves difficult decisions and […]

4 Factors to Consider in Marriage Counseling and Divorce

October 19, 2022

Many friends and clients have asked me whether they should try marriage counseling before or during a divorce. The answer depends on several factors. Make sure that the counselor is an experienced psychologist holding at least a master’s or PhD. degree and who does marriage counseling on a regular basis. They are usually much better […]

6 Questions to Determine if You Need Counseling or Divorce

August 15, 2022

All relationships take work. This is especially true for marriage. In the beginning, things can seem effortless, but as the ups and downs of life occur, as children are born and responsibilities change, relationships can become strained and difficult to manage. If you’re at the point where you are unhappy in your marriage and your […]

Top 10 Traits of Happy Couples

May 20, 2022

By Daniel H. Moss, Attorney Having a happy relationship does not just happen by chance. It takes work, effort, and planning. Below are some of the habits happy couples practice that we could all learn from: Make time for each other: If you need to, schedule a weekly or monthly date night so you make […]

Top 5 Tips for Interviewing a Divorce Attorney

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney Divorce is stressful enough without having to figure out how to find the right attorney. In the sea of available options, how can you tell if you are making the right decision? How do you even know where to start? The obvious first step is searching on the internet, but […]

Advice in Attempting Reconciliation and Preserving Your Marriage

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney As an attorney, I see again and again a partner who is close to the threshold for termination of a relationship but who tries to stay “on hold” while the mate enters therapy and “shapes up.” But the relationship is already on the edge of bankruptcy. On too many previous […]

My Office is Open and I Am Seeing Clients Again

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney The coronavirus and shutdown period has impacted many families and has made access to legal counsel and the court system more difficult over the past few months. This situation has also tended to put more of a strain on those with existing marital tensions. Many have put their cases and […]

Dealing With Family Stress During Stay-At-Home Order

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney Many families are facing problems due to the coronavirus pandemic and the stay-at-home order it has prompted. It’s a difficult transition to shift our lives to become mostly home based, and it impacts many facets of our lives and families. For some, the quarantine has posed significant challenges. Below are […]

Status of Family Law During Stay-at-Home Period

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney Most of the Family Law Courts and connected personal handling Family Law matters are open on a limited basis. Judges are available to handle emergency matters such as signing and/or hearing Personal Protection Orders, as well as emergency hearings involving children. Status Conferences and Settlement Conferences are being handled by […]