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Jul 24, 2013

motion for continuanceBy Leslie Lorenzano

Cordell & Cordell Divorce Lawyer

A common question parties in a family law matter ask is, "How long will this process take?" What often drags out the process is a Motion for Continuance.

Courts usually schedule a hearing simply by looking at its own calendar of availability. The court then sends out an order setting the hearing date and time to the parties and their divorce attorneys. 

Thus, often a situation arises where either a party or his/her attorney has a scheduling conflict with the date selected by the court. 

A common remedy to this situation is to file a Motion to Continue the hearing, which requests that the court reschedule the hearing for a new date and time.


Mar 26, 2013

divorce attorny tipsBy Leslie Lorenzano

Cordell & Cordell Divorce Lawyer

When going through a stressful time like divorce, feeling out of the loop on the progress of your case can exacerbate the anxiety of the situation. 

If your spouse – and not your divorce attorney - is calling you with the results from your last court hearing or if you have no idea what the status of your case is or what should be happening next, it can make the entire process feel even more out of your control than it already inherently seems.  

This is why the family law attorneys at Cordell & Cordell make it a priority to provide our clients with attentive representation. We take very seriously that you have asked us to walk you through one of the most difficult times in your life, and a fundamental way that we assist you is by communicating regularly with you about all aspects of your case.

In order to effectively represent your interests, there must be an open and consistent line of communication between your divorce lawyer and you.

There are several ways that you can help to make sure you and your attorney are communicating effectively throughout your case.


Feb 05, 2013

pinterest for dadsBy Leslie Lorenzano

Cordell & Cordell Divorce Lawyer

If you haven’t already checked it out, you have surely heard about Pinterest.com.

The virtual inspiration board website is a collection of information from other users in the Internet community, and it can provide some great resources for ideas on activities with your kids, meal recipes, home remedies for minor illnesses, or just a good laugh when you’re having a rough day.

Most of Pinterest’s users are female, but Pinterest can be a great resource for all parents, Mom and Dad alike, if you know how to use it as a tool for helping you maximize your parenting time with your kids.

Below is some basic information on how to use Pinterest and some ideas for different boards you can create that may help as you transition to becoming a two-household family.


Sep 07, 2012

mediation agreementBy Leslie Lorenzano

Cordell & Cordell Divorce Lawyer

If you are engaging in mediation, the ultimate goal is to come to an agreement to resolve your case and avoid the financial and emotional toll of litigation. 

Mediation can itself be a long and taxing process, but a successful mediation can give parties a sense of satisfaction that litigation and a bare-bones order from the judge may not be able to provide. 


Sep 04, 2012

mediation preparationBy Leslie Lorenzano

Cordell & Cordell Divorce Lawyer

Mediation is a growing trend in many jurisdictions. Many courts are requiring parties to participate in mediation prior to engaging in litigation.

Knowing how to best prepare for mediation will provide you with the best chance of a successful outcome.


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