Right Drug, Wrong Dose? What to Do If You’ve Been Given the Wrong Medication

HuffPost Healthy Living Over 770,000 medication mistakes occur every year, contributing to approximately 7,000 deaths in the United States. And when it comes to medications, some mistakes are … [Read more...]

What To Know Before You Hire An Attorney

There are so many things to consider when it comes to divorce, but before you do anything, here are some things to keep in mind before hiring an attorney. Five things you should know before you … [Read more...]

Sometimes Mediation Is An Economic Decision

To Mediate or to Litigate?  Which is Right for Me? The question is whether mediation is an effective approach to resolve marital or post-marital disputes.  The answer lies in your end-objectives. … [Read more...]

Understanding the Lengthy Process of Divorce

Maintaining an Active Tempo in Your Divorce Who really controls the tempo of a lawsuit?  Are the parties dragging their feet?  Are the lawyers creating more work than necessary?  Are the court … [Read more...]

Divorce Hotels – Will You Need to Reserve One at Your Wedding?

Like weddings, there are divorce gifts, divorce greeting cards, and divorce parties.  Well, so that the travel industry isn’t excluded from the booming marketplace, today there are “Divorce Hotels.”  … [Read more...]

How To Prove Your Former Spouse is in a Supportive Relationship, and Terminate or Reduce Alimony Payments

Here’s the typical scenario:  You know she’s living with another man.  She knows she’s living with another man, and that in doing so, her alimony is at risk for reduction or termination.  But she also … [Read more...]

Litigation v. Mediation in Family Law – How Do You Choose?

Do-it-yourself divorces and pro se (representing yourself) litigants are on the rise, especially as the economy continues to put the squeeze on families financially and people simply cannot afford to … [Read more...]

Was Divorce on Your New Year’s Resolution List?

The holidays are a joyous time for about 50% of couples.  The other 50% are looking at each other secretly wondering, "How do I get out of this marriage" or, "How can I possibly make this work?"  With … [Read more...]

Eliminating “He Said/She Said” in Cohabitation Cases Using Cell Tower Location Records

In family law, the ability to prove or disprove the whereabouts of a person many times becomes the centerpiece of proving the cohabitation element of a “supportive relationship” case.  While the law … [Read more...]

Peace in the family = Piece of mind.

My name is Diane Danois.  I am an attorney, a wife, and a stepmother.  I am also a former litigator, who knows her way through the court system.  I know how legal fees and costs are run up, and I know … [Read more...]