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When Is Settlement A Win In Divorce?

Divorce is not easy for anyone, especially when the matter is highly contentious. In these situations, the word “settlement” can sound like defeat, however, there are many cases when settling is the best option. Let’s discuss what situations make settlement a win: When Emotions are High Divorce is a stressful process; the mental and emotional […]

From The Desk Of Lindsay Sampson, Head Paralegal: Explaining Mediation to A 12 Year Old

Michelle Hopkins was participating in a mediation session for one of her clients when one of her children called the office asking for her. “Mom is in mediation so I cannot pull her out unless it’s an emergency. Are you okay?” I asked. As she is always inquisitive, I knew what was coming next: “What’s […]

Responding to COVID-19

We at the Hopkins Law Firm PLLC take seriously our obligation to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Virus. As such, we are instituting new procedures to work and communicate with our clients and vendors while maintaining the Professional, Personalized, Legal Services we have always offered. For our current clients, we will continue to maintain […]

Welcome! I’ve decided to get a divorce. Now what?

I’ve decided to get a divorce. Now what? Divorce, for many people, is the most stressful time of their lives. Along with the pain, anger, grief, and other intense emotions that come along with the decision to divorce or separate comes the confusing and often frustrating territory of the legal consequences of divorce. Divorce is […]

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