The Divorce is Filed. Is Reconciliation Possible?
It is not at all uncommon to see a divorce proceeding initiated when one (or sometimes even both) of the parties isn’t wanting it. There is often one side that would like to see the marriage remain intact for any...
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How to Respond to Hostile Messages from an Ex
Tired of dealing with digital explosions of hostility? Join the club. With the rise of electronic communication, it seems like everyone's got a bone to pick and a keyboard to pick it with. But fear not! There's a way to...
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Personality Disorders in the Selfie Age: FOMO, and the Hollow World of Social Media
This is one post in a series of posts from The Smith Firm regarding personality disorders in marriage and divorce. This series is directed to those leaving a narcissistic relationship and the challenges that may be present in leaving, staying...
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Understanding Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)
This is one post in a series of posts from The Smith Firm regarding personality disorders in marriage and divorce. This series is directed to those leaving a narcissistic relationship and the challenges that may be present in leaving, staying...
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Beyond Sunk Costs: Lessons from an Investor’s Mindset for Healing After Divorce
In the realm of personal relationships, comparing a failed marriage to a failed startup can provide insightful parallels. We often find ourselves navigating investments—financial investments that shape our portfolios and emotional investments that shape our relationships. The concepts of sunk...
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Navigating Attorney Fee Awards in Domestic Violence Cases
When navigating divorce proceedings involving incidents of domestic violence, it's crucial to understand the nuanced legal landscape surrounding attorney fee awards. In this blog post, we will delve into the specifics of when attorney fees are entitled and awarded, shedding...
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How Do Divorce Attorneys Charge?
It's completely expected to ask how attorneys charge. No one should retain an attorney that doesn't understand how they will be billed and what is anticipated in terms of money. Divorce and family law attorneys typically charge clients for their...
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Happy Valentine’s Day! (Divorce Edition)
Going through a divorce can be a challenging and emotional time, and facing Valentine's Day might add an extra layer of difficulty. Your first Valentine's Day after separation may create an existential crisis that you have to navigate. Do you...
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What is Walkaway Spouse Syndrome?
Divorce is a complex and emotional journey that individuals may embark on for various reasons. One phenomenon that adds a layer of complexity to the divorce process is "Walkaway Spouse Syndrome." In this blog post, we'll delve into what Walkaway...
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Hidden Dangers: Cryptocurrency and Divorce
Divorce is an intricate process, made even more complex by the advent of cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). A recent case in Oklahoma brings to light the challenges posed by the inherently undiscoverable nature of digital assets within a pro...
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