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Posts from the ‘Texting & Email and Divorce’ Category

Should I show texts to my lawyer?

You definitely want to consider carefully what texts you provide to your lawyer. Lawyers are typically paid according to an hourly rate and if you show up with 100 texts for your lawyer to review you can be sure that they are going to charge you for the amount of time it takes them to look at those texts and decide upon their importance to your case.

It also takes a significant amount of additional time for your lawyer to prepare your court documentation when they need to continually sort through... MORE »

What are some do’s and don’ts of texting during my divorce?

DO text to discuss child custody and access.

DO text to provide or request information that you need from your spouse.

DO text to discuss the resolution of any outstanding issues resulting from your separation.

DO text to engage in any other polite communication with your spouse.

 

DO NOT text in an attempt to force or bully your spouse to do something.

DO NOT text your spouse over and over again in an attempt to convince them of something you have previously discussed.

DO NOT text rude or insulting messages to your spouse.

DO NOT text your... MORE »