The Law Offices of Christine G. DeBernardis

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We hope you will find this information helpful.  We have written many articles here over a variety of legal aspects of family law, divorce, custody, child support guidelines and criminal matters. 

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How to Simplify Your Divorce

The split up of a family, with or without children, is never easy.  We often find that couples begin to argue and play tug of war over things that never mattered until now.  Suddenly your spouse wants that dish set in the divorce but she hated it throughout the duration of your marriage.  Now your...

Does Your Child Need Her Own Lawyer?

There are times during the separation of two parents that a child is completely thrown into the middle of the situation.  Neither parent intends to do this to the child.  In fact, often neither parent realizes that the child is in the middle of their war.  The child is in a tough spot.  He, or...

5 Appeals Cases To Follow and Why

Although there are a number of high profile wrongful conviction cases in the news, they are still a small percentage of all convictions. The news media would like to have us believe that all police investigations are tainted and that all detectives are on the take when that's simply not true....

Free Consultation: Is it Worth It?

We often read other articles and posts and we came across a series of discussions recently debating whether or not there was a benefit to contacting an attorney for a free consultation.  While not all lawyers offer this service, our office does offer this service.  We thought we would write this...

It’s Vacation Time: Don’t Take it Out on the Kids

Holidays and vacation time can be stressful.  There seems to be more to do than your average day.  If you are a parent going through a divorce or separation, it's magnified.  Not only do you have your own emotions in play, but you have your children's emotions to consider as well.  Sometimes,...

Things To Know About Your Family Lawyer

Family law can encompass many aspects of law.  It covers divorce, child custody, separation agreements, post and pre nuptials and much more.  Some families have an attorney they can go to for  estate planning.  As you can see family law is a wide field so it's important that your family lawyer be...

Topics You Should Discuss With Your Divorce Lawyer

Hiring a divorce lawyer is the first important step in a long list of your divorce. Once you retain a lawyer it is vitally important that you communicate openly and honestly with her.  She is there to to advocate for you to get the best solution for your situation. We often receive a number of...

Should You Represent Yourself in an Appeal

There are some cases where I tell my clients you can represent yourself.  An appeal is not one of those cases.  Appeals are not like other cases, whether they are criminal or civil appeals.  In this article, we will explain how appeals are unique and why they require the expertise of not only an...

Using Social Media During Divorce

Social Media During Divorce You May Have a Right to Post But Should You? Our article today happens to many families going through separation, divorce and working through child custody and parenting plans.  At some point communications break down, emotions take over and fingers fly over the...

COVID – The Impact on Families

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  and its variants are continuing to have significant impacts throughout the world. This pandemic came out of nowhere and has changed lives personally and professionally.  What we thought was a one time situation appears to be something we may need to learn to wrap into our...