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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The first two questions below are ones I get all the time. The third is one I answered just in case you wonder the difference between the book and responding to case-specific questions. If you have a question or comment, not related to your case, please feel free to contact me.

Why can’t you answer questions about my case?

Rules vary from state to state. And, every case is different. And, because I’d only be getting your side of the situation. Most importantly – because I’m not an attorney. I’m not allowed to answer legal questions. Even if I could, I wouldn’t. I don’t want to inadvertently tell you something that would damage your case because I don’t have all the information or know how things are handled in your state.

But, it’s a simple question, could you just…

Sorry, no. See above.

Aren’t you giving legal advice in your book?

No. I don’t give specific case advice. I worked within the system for twenty years. I shared the things I learned while working with families, judges, and attorneys. I actually ran my book by several attorneys and a judge prior to releasing it to make sure there was no “legal” advice given. What I’ve included in the book are general guidelines of what to expect, how to prepare, and ways to help yourself and your children during a very stressful time. You should ask an attorney about any questions you have about your family case.

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