NAPLES, Fla. – I call it “The Divorce Paradox.” The paradox in divorce is that during the worst emotionally traumatic time in your life, you also have to make the most critical decisions in your life. And with 50 percent of first marriages failing, 60 percent of second marriages and, more than 70 percent of third marriages biting the dust, a large number of us will experience this paradox.
When the Divorce Attorney Has to Divorce the Client (Or Why You Shouldn't Lie to Your Divorce Attorney)
I had to fire a client recently. This is not a recurring event for me. It's not even a sporadic event. I would say that firing a client for me is a rare event.
But, over the years, I have had to fire clients for a variety of reasons such as that they were overly difficult, that they were not listening to my advice or ---the bane of any lawyer's existence--- that they were not paying.