Entries Categorized as 'Divorce Grand Rapids'

Review of David Sarnacki, Grand Rapids Divorce Lawyer, Best Attorneys of America

Date November 4, 2015

Best Attorneys of America selected David Sarnacki to be a “Best Attorney” Lifetime Charter Member based on his “extraordinary level of legal expertise, competency, professional reputation and ethical standards.” The organization selected and extended invitations to “less than 1% of lawyers in America” to be members of Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America.

Staying away from abusers and batterers: tips from the trenches

Date November 3, 2015

CNN published tips on domestic violence from a person with experience in 911 emergencies, relationship coaching and her own troubled marriage.
Tamara Neal writes (excerpt):
. . . But take time to get to know a person in every season to get their full measure. Some partners may be very good at hiding their shortcomings for a [...]

Professional Rating and Review of the Sarnacki Law Firm, US News-Best Lawyers

Date November 2, 2015

U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America completed its review and professional rating of law firms and announced that The Sarnacki Law Firm in Grand Rapids, Michigan was awarded the Tier 1 ranking in the 2016 Edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

Parenting plans for divorce and paternity

Date October 7, 2015

The AAML developed a downloadable parenting time brochure labeled “Child Centered Residential Guidelines.” The Guidelines provide some information and options for developmentally appropriate parenting plans. They consider the “best interests of the child,” a standard applied in many States to the family’s facts and circumstances.

Mom, Dad, Junior: Being direct is healthy!

Date August 26, 2015

Love and Logic reminds us that we should share concerns directly, rather than aligning with someone else and dragging him or her into the problem.
Dr. Charles Fay writes (excerpt):
Fortunately, mental health experts have learned a great deal about how to help families operate in healthy, happy ways. One of the most helpful discoveries involves who [...]

Professional Rating and Review of David C. Sarnacki, Best Lawyers

Date August 22, 2015

Best Lawyers in America completed its peer-review assessment process and announced that it selected David C. Sarnacki of Grand Rapids, Michigan for its 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Sarnacki’s expertise was confirmed in the following practice areas:
• Collaborative Law: Family Law
• Family Law
• Family Law Mediation

Review of David Sarnacki, “Michigan’s 10 Best”

Date July 10, 2015

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys announced that David Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm PLC was nominated as one of its “10 Best” family law lawyers for client satisfaction in Michigan. The Institute seeks to recognize excellence through its impartial third-party rating service.

Review of David Sarnacki, Top 100 Lawyers, Divorce and Family Law

Date June 11, 2015

The National Advocates invited David Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm to join its “Top 100″ as part of a premier group of matrimonial and family attorneys in Michigan. Mr. Sarnacki was recognized for exemplifying “superior qualifications and leadership.” The National Advocates’ mission is to seek to promote excellence in the legal profession.

Rebounding from hard times: how do I bounce back from adversity

Date May 25, 2015

The June 1, 2015 issue of Time Magazine has an article on The Art of Resilience (page 36), which includes a sidebar with 10 expert tips (page 42).
The top three tips for rising above difficulties, setbacks, stress, loss and suffering were (excerpt):
1. Develop a core set of beliefs that nothing can shake
2. Try to find [...]

Top Grand Rapids Divorce Attorney and Mediator

Date March 31, 2015

David C. Sarnacki, of The Sarnacki Law Firm PLC, has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys [...]

Sarnacki Law Firm awarded “Best Law Firms” status

Date November 3, 2014

The Sarnacki Law Firm has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

Top tips for conscientious conscious capital uncoupling

Date September 8, 2014

The Wall Street Journal focuses divorcing couples on financial planning for “getting unmarried.”
Veronica Dagher offers and discusses these tips (excerpt):
1. Know What You Own and Make Copies. . . .
2. Save and Budget. . . .
3. Watch and Establish Credit. . . .
4. Watch the Timing. . . .
5. Consider Selling the Family Home. . [...]

Who do professionals recommend as one of the best divorce lawyers and divorce lawyers in Grand Rapids?

Date August 18, 2014

Best Lawyers in America announced that once again, David Sarnacki was selected by judges and lawyers as one of The Best Lawyers in America. He was honored in three practice areas relating to divorce litigation and divorce mediation:
1. Collaborative Law: Family Law.
2. Family Law.
3. Family Law Mediation.

From sinking to stearing a new course: Divorce later in life

Date June 29, 2014

The New York Times highlights the financial problems for divorce in your 50s and 60s.
Constance Gustke writes (excerpt):
[M]ore Americans are going through so-called gray divorces and the downsizing that follows.
“There isn’t much time left to enhance portfolios post-divorce,” said Susan Brown, co-director of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research. “So you have to [...]

Essentials, priorities and lifestyle choices: How to set up a quick budget

Date April 1, 2014

LearnVest offers a simple budgeting rule to apply instantly to your household. Your take-home pay is allocated among three categories: essentials [50%], priorities [20%], and lifestyle choices [30%].
Laura Shin writes (excerpt):
The 50/20/30 Rule can be easy because instead of telling you how to break down your budget across 20 or more different categories (who [...]

For your consideration: Resolutions for divorced parents who love their children

Date January 1, 2014

The Huffington Post highlights Kate Scharff’s New Year’s Resolutions for Divorced Parents in a “Dear Kids, Because we both love you” format. There are 26 statements to which parents may aspire.
Kate Scharff writes (excerpt):
. . . This year, we’ll tell you fond and funny stories about how we met, fell in love, and [...]

Best Lawyers’ Best Law Firms in Grand Rapids

Date November 1, 2013

The Sarnacki Law Firm PLC has been awarded a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2014 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms.” The firm’s founder, David C. Sarnacki, practices family law, mediation and collaborative divorce in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in [...]

Best Divorce and Family Law Lawyers in Grand Rapids

Date August 15, 2013

The Best Lawyers in America completed their most recent peer-review selection process, their 20th edition. The confidential survey of Michigan attorneys and judges resulted in the designation of Grand Rapids divorce attorney David C. Sarnacki as one of The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Sarnacki was selected as one of the Best Lawyers [...]

Overwhelming mistakes: how to deal with common problems in facing divorce

Date August 1, 2013

The Huffington Post includes “The 5 Worst Mistakes People Make During Divorce.” Contributor Michelle Rozen also posts her tips for making it through your divorce.
Michelle Rozen discusses her top 5 (excerpt):
Making Decisions Without Fully Understanding the Implications
Losing Control of Your Divorce
Acting Out of Anger
Settling for Less Than You Need or Deserve
And last but not [...]

The story behind the facts: How to get someone to talk

Date July 2, 2013

The New York Times Opinionator reminds us that what’s good for writers is good for us all. When you are “seeking the unknown — the story behind the facts,” the secret is is simple.
Lee Gutkind writes (excerpt):
This is the first lesson for writers — or anyone — who conducts interviews: If you want someone [...]