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“How to Hire a Divorce Attorney” with Attorney Melissa Needle – Episode 1 from the podcast “Divorce Doesn’t Suck,” Hosted by Wendy Sloane
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  • "How to Hire a Divorce Attorney" with Attorney Melissa Needle - Episode 1 from the podcast "Divorce Doesn't Suck," Hosted by Wendy Sloane
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      Firm Name: Needle | Cuda: Divorce and Family Law
      Duration: 34:08
      Date: 2023-03-12

      How to Hire a Divorce Attorney?

      Check out the first installment of "Mapping your New Path Forward" that reviews "How to Hire a Divorce Attorney?" -- with Attorney  Melissa Needle, Managing Partner of Needle | Cuda: Divorce and Family Law.  "Mapping your New Path Forward" is featured on the Podcast "Divorce Doesn't Suck" with influencers Wendy Sloan and Danial Harrold. How to Hire a Divorce Attorney? Attorney Melissa Needle tackles hard hitting questions about getting started with divorce; delivers practical tips, and provides essential information and support for those people who have been confronted with divorce and need to find a path forward.  Attorney Melissa Needle is the Managing Partner of Needle | Cuda Divorce and Family Law, a firm that serves lower Fairfield County Connecticut from Greenwich to Westport.  Needle | Cuda handles high-net-worth divorce;  contested child custody, and complex property/asset division.

      Learn about "How to Hire a Divorce Attorney:"

      Attorney Melissa Needle_Needle Cuda Divorce and Family Law Westport, CT

      • Referral Sources;
      • The Initial Consultation;
      • Make sure that you are comfortable with your attorney...follow your "blink";
      • Hire an experienced divorce and  family law attorney not a generalist...specialization really matters in this practice area;
      • When is the right time to start speaking with a divorce attorney?;
      • Gather as much information as you can and understand how the law works in your State;
      • The Do's and Don'ts for clients (at the beginning of the process) discussed;
      • Managing communication between you and your spouse (practical tips);
      • Covid shutdowns have backed-up court calendars - Arbitration and mediation offer alternative processes (with clear pros and cons);
      • Your divorce attorney should be a competent litigators and should be extremely familiar with the Superior Court (Family Division judges and clerks, etc.) in which  your case will be filed;

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      Divorce Doesn't Suck Podcast Series
      Daniel Herrold, Founder of International Dating Club and Co-Founder of Divorce over 40; Wendy Lowy Sloane, Executive Producer and Host of the What’s Up with Wendy celebrity radio show and podcast, announce their collaboration on a new podcast, Divorce Doesn’t Suck. This new podcast will explore every aspect of divorce, including kids, finances, dating, sex, starting over, and more. Daniel and Wendy will share their experiences and fresh perspectives on their divorces, and how they were able to move forward and focus on the future. Guests, including Attorney Melissa Needle,  will include experts in finance, law, psychology, dating, relationships, health and wellness, and more.  Divorce Doesn’t Suck will appeal to people at every stage of their divorce journey, from deciding if divorce is the right decision to post-divorce relationships and re-marrying.

      Divorce Lawyers in Westport provide trustworthy advice about how to file for divorce in Connecticut

      If you have decided to dissolve your marriage, or if your spouse has served you with divorce papers, you are probably wondering, “What happens now?” The Westport divorce attorneys at Needle | Cuda understand your concerns and want to set your mind at ease. By working closely with you, we can develop a plan tailored for you that is effective in resolving points of conflict on favorable terms. Whether your circumstances necessitate a non-adversarial divorce to put your marriage behind you, a meticulous analysis of your assets to protect your property rights or aggressive litigation to preserve your parental rights, our experienced and knowledgeable Connecticut divorce attorneys work with you to pursue these goals.

      Needle | Cuda: Divorce and Family Law Practice Areas

      The firm's practice areas include: Divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, restraining orders, same-sex marriage, post judgment modification, relocation, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, enforcement and contempt actions, divorce appeals.

      Needle | Cuda; Divorce and Family Law Service Areas

      Our service areas includes: Greenwich, Belle Haven, Byrum, Cos Cob, Riverside, Round Hill, Stanwich, Mianus, Glenville, Old Greenwich, Westport, Compo Beach, Greens Farms, Saugatuck, Saugatuck Island, Saugatuck Shores, Coleytown, Darien, Noroton Heights, Tokeneke, New Canaan, Pinney's Corners, Selleck's Corners, Talmadge Hill, Ponus Ridge, Stamford, Shippan, The Cove, North Stamford, Newfield, Westover, Turn of River, Waterside, Norwalk, Cranberry, South Norwalk, Wilson Point, Harbor Shores, Harbor View, Rowayton, Ridgefield, Wilton, Cannondale, North Wilton, Bald Hill, Belden Hill, South Wilton, Gilbert Corners, Lambert Corners, Weston, Easton, Fairfield, Sturges, Greenfield Hill, Fairfield Beach, Blackrock, Sasco Hill, Fairfield Woods, Milford, Stratford, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Lower Fairfield County, Connecticut.
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