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I have been practicing domestic relations law since 1987.  I have seen a lot of change in these last 30 years.  Believe it or not, we used to have to bring an independent witness to court to testify as to the breakdown of the marital relationship.  I have seen judges struggle with the notion of joint […]

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It’s a car crash, not an auto accident

No one ever talks about plane accidents.  Instead, the common phrase is “plane crash”.   Then why do we use the phrase “auto accident” and not “car crash”?  The phrase “auto accident” implies that the damage and resulting injuries were unavoidable.  In the early part of the 20th Century, this may have been true.  There were no rules […]

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