This week, Cordell & Cordell principal partner Joe Cordell was interviewed by Forbes regarding the recent billion-dollar divorce of Continental Resources founder Harold Hamm. The interview centered around not only the enormous settlement, but also the interesting legal arguments made by both sides. Forbes posted a condensed version of the article on their website, which also contains a link to the full interview.
Dad’s Divorce published a new article covering four problems with the current child support system in the United States, which is incredibly outdated. Having been established almost 40 years ago, the current system focuses entirely too much on enforcement and instead of getting fathers involved in their children’s lives and is particularly tough on low-income fathers. Additionally, the stereotypical “deadbeat dad” is more myth than fact, but has nevertheless spawned stricter enforcement practices that make it difficult on fathers.
Men’s Divorce posted a new Attorney Bites video emphasizing the importance of timeliness when it comes to showing up to scheduled court appearances. New York family law attorney Rochelle Cavanagh explains that judge’s schedules are incredibly tight to due the overworked court system, making it extremely important to show up on time — even if you are made to wait for hours after your appointed time.
December 19, 2014 Week in Review Links
- Forbes.com Interviews Joe Cordell About Billionaire’s Divorce
- 4 Problems with the Modern Child-Support System
- Attorney Bites: Timeliness for Court Appearances
Mat Camp is a former Lexicon Services Online Editor, who focused on providing a comprehensive look into all aspects of the divorce experience. On MensDivorce.com, he concentrated on issues, such as parenting time, custodial rights, mediation, the division of assets, and so much more.
Mr. Camp used the wealth of experience of Cordell & Cordell attorneys to bring tangible answers to reader questions in Ask a Lawyer articles, as well as offer a step by step process through the divorce experience with Cordell & Cordell Co-Founder and Principal Partner Joseph E. Cordell in Divorce 101: A Guide for Men.
Mr. Camp used thorough research to highlight the challenging reality that those who go through divorce or child custody issues face. He helped foster the continued success of the Men’s Divorce Survival Guide, the Men’s Divorce Podcast, and the Men’s Divorce YouTube series “Attorney Bites.”