Power and Control: The Anatomy of Domestic Abuse

By Nancy L. Rommelmann, Family Law Attorney – Domestic violence has been identified as one of the major causes of emergency room visits by women in recent times. The following behaviors are symptomatic of the anatomy of an abuser/victim relationship. If you see yourself in the following behaviors, seek...

Top 10 Tips for Divorcing/Blended Families During Spring Break and Other Periods of Extended Possession

By Nancy L. Rommelmann, Family Law Attorney – 1. Make a genuine effort to exercise Spring Break with your child. A child can feel unimportant to you if you are supposed to exercise Spring Break with them and you don’t make the effort to do so. 2. Advise the other parent well in advance what the plans...

Love and Marriage …and Love During Divorce?

By Nancy L. Rommelmann Family Law Attorney You’ve heard the phrase, “Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage,” but can love be shown during a divorce?  Consider the following ways  to love while going through a divorce: 1. Love yourself: Take care of yourself. Do healthy activities...

Why the Spike of Divorce Filings in January?

By Nancy L. Rommelmann, Family Law Attorney – Statistics show that filing for divorce is significantly higher in the month of January. Reasons for this include not disrupting the “family” holidays during November and December. It is common for people to reflect on their lives at the end of a year,...

The Power of Words and Actions in Relationships

The Power of  Words and Actions in Relationships By Nancy L. Rommelmann, Family Law Attorney – There would be less divorces and better relationships between spouses and parents and their child if more effort was made to communicate and act in a way that is supportive of the relationship. A...

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