If Someone Is In An Abusive Relationship They know It…..Right?

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month so let’s talk about spousal abuse. I see it all the time. That confused look when I’m meeting with clients who want a divorce or have been asked for one. One of my first questions is always, “Has there been any abuse?” And there it is, the shoulder shrug […]

Think Slander (Lashon Harah) will get you a better divorce deal?

I’ve been dealing with divorce cases day after day for many years. I sit with people who tell me their entire life’s story from the moment they fell in love to the moment they walked into my office, determined to initiate divorce proceedings. And so often people think slander (Lashon Harah) will get them a […]

A Continuing Power of Attorney could have changed this tragic outcome

This poor woman had done the right thing. She saved considerable funds for her retirement and lived in a fully paid home that was in her name. She thought she was all set in case she might need more enhanced care as she aged. But what she didn’t do was sign a Continuing Power of […]

6 Steps to Getting Divorced in Israel with a Comprehensive Divorce Agreement

You certainly never expected to be dismantling the life you and your spouse built together. You’re probably worried about your future, and the effect divorce will have on your kids. But being aware of the 6 steps to getting divorced in Israel with a comprehensive divorce agreement, will help reduce the financial and emotional costs.  […]

The Hait Family Law Method

The Hait Family Law Method was born out of my commitment to change the way people are represented and treated by their attorneys throughout any legal process. The movie called Marriage Story that aired in 2019 reinforced everyone’s perceptions about lawyers. It depicted a couple navigating their divorce and went into great detail about the […]

Is your lawyer your biggest obstacle?

How can your lawyer be your biggest obstacle in getting a satisfactory outcome for your legal challenge? So, you aren’t a combative type of person. You don’t regularly sue people. The truth is you have only been involved with the legal system a few times in your life. Or not at all. And then something […]

Mookpatz (stir fried noodles)

I love stir fried noodles, sometimes known as mookpatz.This is one of my favorite recipes made with these delicious soba noodles. Try it and let me know what you think. Ingredients 250 gram dry noodles- soba noodles, linguini, or rice noodles 1 small bunch asparagus 125 grams snow peas 1 small bunch broccolini – or […]

A divorce agreement with an unusual clause

I’ve previously written about child support payments changing after a divorce agreement is signed. And I tell my clients who ask me if their circumstances count, that unless it’s a case, G-d Forbid, of a surgeon losing an arm or a child who has been in a devastating accident there is no point in bringing […]