Think of us as your ‘on call’ law firm.
Family Law ‘Coaching and Mediation Consulting’ allows you to improve your likelihood of success while you continue to represent yourself and negotiate your best result.
You maintain control of your legal matter while our coaches offer advice, prepare documents, develop legal strategy, review and revise agreements, give insight on judges, mediators and other lawyers in the community and keep you on task.
Assistance with Your Divorce or Other Family Law Matter
Depending on the complexity of your case and your financial circumstances, a legal coach (aka consulting attorney or mediation coach) may be a great way to obtain assistance with your Divorce or other Family Law Matter. At Levine Family Law Group, we structure agreements that clearly outline the parameters of our role in your case so cost is clearly defined and you are well versed on what we can and will help you with.
Some of our most positive reviews have come from clients who have utilized the ‘divorce coach’ option to:
- Negotiate a legal strategy and implement it;
- Draft documents to present in court;
- Review and ‘sign off’ on an Agreement;
- Provide advice and guidance through a Mediation process and/or
- Learn about the law that applies in his/her case.
Family Law Coaching offer clients the ability to meet with an attorney and/or paralegal on a limited basis — for one session, or several meetings over a course of time. We are able to assist you improve the likelihood of success by:
- avoiding costly mistakes;
- giving you no-nonsense advice;
- developing legal strategy for mediation or litigation by assessing your needs and the law;
- providing tips for litigating your case (everything from how to present your case to who your judge is and what our experience is in front of him/her);
- confirming whether you have a strong claim or defense;
- helping you prepare documents;
- filing and serving legal documents;
- answering questions along the way;
- reviewing your documents and provide suggestions for improvement;
- being on call in case you decide to have representation in court;
- taking over your case if things feel out of control or you are awarded fees;
- obtaining the assistance of a legal team confidentially;
- reviewing a Judgment or Marital Settlement Agreement drafted by your mediator;
- explaining local rules or formal court procedure;
- assisting in developing a proposal consistent with your personal and financial goals;
- getting you organized;
- offering advice for negotiation and dealing with opposing counsel/party;
- analyzing expert reports;
- exploring settlement options; and/or
- determining and explaining the practical consequences of various property division and support orders.
We Also Offer
Our Areas of Practice
Adult Child Support
Assisted Reproduction Technology Litigation
Child Custody and Visitation
Child Custody Mediations
Child Support Arrearage
Divorce with Children with Special Needs
Domestic Partnership Dissolution
Enforcement (or Set-Aside) of Pre-Marital and Post-Marital Agreements
Establishing Paternity or Maternity
Family Law Coaching
Gender and Name Changes
High Asset Divorce
Independent Legal Advice
Judgment Set Aside
Non-Marital Relationship Dissolution
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- 10 Tips for Writing a Persuasive Family Law Declaration - A declaration is a written statement made under the penalty of perjury. If you are filing a “Request for Order” (or responding to a “Request for Order”) asking that the Judge enter orders providing you some type of temporary “relief”, you will need to attach a declaration explaining the basis for your request and the facts that support it. Examples of Request for Orders (RFOs) include (but are not limited to) requests for: An enforceable parenting plan Modification of an ...
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- 12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Divorce (Legal) Coach - What is a Legal Coach? Depending on the complexity of your case and your financial circumstances, a legal coach may be a great way to obtain assistance with your Divorce or Domestic Partnership Dissolution. Legal coaches or consulting attorney’s (similar to LC’s but usually limited to advice, strategy and assistance with drafting documents vs. a LC who may also guide you through the process of represented yourself). can be a really great way to get you through your legal action without ...
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- Child Custody Recommending Counseling and Mediation: What’s the Difference? - In a case involving children where the parties have not agreed on a parenting plan, the Family Law Court mandates that parents “mediate” prior to a hearing on the matter. Mediators have experience in counseling or psychotherapy and must have a master’s degree in a behavioral science related to marriage and family interpersonal relationships. Parents required to attend mediation include those who are involved in legal actions concerning parentage, divorce (with children), domestic partnership dissolution (with children) and domestic violence ...
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