Posts by Catherine McQueen, Esq.

Do You Represent Men or Women?

People often ask me whether I represent men or women in my divorce cases.  While there are firms out there that advertise that they protect “men’s rights” or use similar gender-based marketing, most family lawyers do not take clients based on whether they are a man or a woman.  It does not serve either the attorney or the client to decide whether to create an attorney-client relationship based on gender.  More important is whether a particular client will be best-served by a particular attorney. 

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Handling Your Child’s Parent-Teacher Conference, and Other Educational Decision-Making, After a Divorce

How you and your ex-spouse handle educational decision-making for your child after the divorce depends on who has legal custody of the child. Before a divorce, as parents, you and your spouse had joint input into educational decisions for your child. After the divorce, your ability to make educational decisions for your child is governed by your separation agreement or the court’s order.

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