Stories Off the Table

One of the intoxicating parts about being a divorce lawyer was meeting people the first time. Ah, but the sweet feeling of bringing relief to those coming in the first day. THAT is what I will always miss. During that first appointment, over a series of 2-3 hours, I was able to de-mystify the law and the process. To untie most of the knots that were based in fear of the unknown, and create a plan. Action always made me feel better, too. I never liked standing around waiting what was coming down the road. I never failed to tell those at their first appointments exactly what to expect; but I also never failed to tell them what wasn't worth worrying over. And what, given time, would naturally f