Tag Archives: divorces

Gratuitous Advice: Tips for clients assume the worst

Many articles about the latest outraged client contain suggestions for ways to limit your legal bill or spot problems with the lawyer’s bills or work.  Some of these suggestions are reasonable, most of them are painfully obvious, but some of … Continue reading

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Marginal Clients: Legal monopoly no help for many

On the theory that lawyers must be regulated by the states to avoid lawyer incompetence and fraud on clients, for example, lawyers with licenses have a monopoly on providing legal services — even if you cannot afford one or no … Continue reading

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Schwarzenegger Take Two: Your lawyers are your ambassadors

There’s nothing like a high profile case to expose how absurd “business as usual” for some lawyers has become.  There are basically two kinds of divorce lawyers:  The petty, nasty brand, who often crave publicity for themselves even at the … Continue reading

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