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40 Relationship Tips That Are Actually Terrible

When things get tough in a relationship (or on the dating scene), it’s natural to seek out the advice of friends, family, and even experts. Unfortunately, not all love advice is created equal, and some of the most frequently-mentioned recommendations could potentially do more harm than good.

These are the little bits of “wisdom” relationship pros including MOLM’s Lisa Helfend Meyer’s wish people would stop listening to immediately.  More


9 Questions to Ask on a First Date, According to Divorce Lawyers

Avoid a bad end by asking the right questions at the start.  More


11 Excuses Cheaters Will Make That You Shouldn’t Believe

“Sorry, my phone’s been dead the entire day.” “I don’t know her.” “Will you relax? Nothing’s going on. We just work together.” If you’ve been cheated on, you might’ve heard a variation of these excuses used more than once before.  Relationship experts including MOLM’s Lisa Helfend Meyer reveal excuses cheaters will make that you really shouldn’t believe.  More


5 Custody-Battle Mistakes Fathers Need to Avoid
During custody hearings, every move that both spouses make is intensely scrutinized, both by the courts and the other party’s attorneys. As a result, fathers need to be especially cautious about what they say and do. More


10 Things To Never Stay When Arguing With Your Spouse
When a disagreement spirals into a full-blown brawl, there are certain phrases you need to avoid. These ten should never be spoken. More


Advice for Co-parenting Successfully During the Holidays

When you and your ex are splitting the duties during this crazy season, things can get messy. Here are some tips to try and keep everything as merry as possible. More


5 Tips for Dads Facing Custody Battles 

A divorce lawyer offered up a few useful tips to help making navigating the minefield of custody battles a little less treacherous. More

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5 Conversations All Couples Should Have Before Having Kids, According To 6 Therapists (And A Lawyer)

Ready to start a family? Not so fast. Make sure you’re on the same page with your partner before having kids. More

Need to Fast Track Your Divorce? Consider a Private Judge

There’s no way to deny or avoid the reality that a high conflict divorce can be emotionally and physically draining. Other than hiring a good therapist and practicing daily meditation and yoga, there’s not a lot you can do about that. However, there is something you can do about draining your financial resources and wasting your valuable time during the process of divorce: hiring a private judge. More

Lisa Helfend Meyer has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating – the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® – for 25 Consecutive Years

Los Angeles, CA – Renowned family law attorney, Lisa Helfend Meyer has achieved the distinction of receiving the AV Preeminent® Rating — the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell® — for 25 consecutive years. Meyer, who is founding partner of the Los Angeles-based firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP (MOLM), first achieved this prestigious rating, which recognizes both ethical standards and legal ability, in 1992. More