Author:Kristi Wells

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Marriage Story – How the Attorney You Choose Can Change Your Divorce

Laura Dern recently won the Academy Award for her portrayal of Nora Fanshaw, a prominent Los Angeles divorce attorney based on real-life attorney Laura Wasser. As I watched the movie recently, it struck me how perfectly the story encapsulates why it is so important to choose the right attorney for...

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Texting While Divorcing – 10 Tips for Effective Communication

You are in the middle of your divorce. You don’t want to call your soon-to-be ex because emotions are running high. Instead, you decide to send a long text and give him or her a piece of your mind. Beware. You may have just created an exhibit that can be...

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National Child-Centered Divorce Awareness Month in January: Wells Family Law Celebrates

January is National Child-Centered Divorce Awareness Month.  Children who are put in the middle of the conflict during divorce can experience all sorts of trauma which may manifest itself in academic difficulties, emotional upheaval, cognitive impairment and social conflicts.  Forcing children into a “loyalty bind” by making them feel as...