January 01, 2018 Trial Practice

Tactful Tactics: How to Find Your Way around Court-Imposed Roadblocks

By: Bradford L. Geiger

Domestic relations attorneys live, perhaps more than any other lawyers, in an environment closely controlled by the judge on the case. As the court almost always has the power to be the final decision-maker, attorneys have to be mindful of the judge’s procedural demands in an effort to not prejudice their client’s substantive positions. That environment makes dealing with court-imposed roadblocks a more difficult calculation, one requiring subtlety and thought. The following are some common roadblocks and potential solutions.

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