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Thoughts On Being A Family Lawyer

Last April, I was honored to be asked by Avvo (the most popular legal question and answer forum and directory) to speak at their annual Lawyernomics conference in Las Vegas about building a brand and growing a network.  While at

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Thinking About Pet Custody

My recent post on Avvo’s Naked Law Blog contains some thoughts about pet custody.  Click here to see the post. About The Author

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The N.F.L. Realizes That Domestic Violence Is Not A Game

Yesterday, the N.F.L. terminated Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice . See story here.  This is after video emerged of Rice punching his fiancee (now wife) and knocking her unconscious in an elevator in Atlantic City.  Previously, Rice was suspended

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Putting A Ring On It (And Not Getting It Back)

State rules vary governing what happens to an engagement ring if the marriage fails to occur.  There are even different rules from state to state determining whether the ring becomes marital property subject to division after marriage. This week, I

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Jennifer Brandt to Present at ABA Seminar: Leveraging the Press: Marketing Yourself through the Media

On Thursday, February 13, 2013, Jennifer Brandt will be speaking at an American Bar Association program titled “Leveraging the Press: Marketing Yourself through the Media.” The program will provide lawyers with tips and advice from other lawyers about how they’ve

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Some Insight On Choosing The Right Lawyer

A recent article by Avvo entitled, “What’s In A Lawyer” demonstrates, in diagram form, the results of a survey about what people view as the most important factors in hiring a lawyer.  (See article by clicking here).  Out of the top three characteristics

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About Family Law Focus
The Family Law Focus blog provides highlights, updates and insights on complex family disputes including divorce, division of property, and alimony; child and spousal support; child custody; domestic violence; pre- and post-nuptial agreements; name changes; and adoption or termination of parental rights.
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Jennifer A. Brandt, of Cozen O'Connor's Family Law practice, has represented a wide variety of clients in hundreds of family law cases throughout her career. Jennifer is a regular legal commentator on national and local television outlets such as CNN, Fox New Network, HLN, MSNBC, Fox29, ABC News, NBC and CBS and frequently writes and contributes to articles in numerous publications, including the Huffington Post, Fox, The PhiIly Post,,, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Business Journal, the National Law Journal, and Main Line Today magazine.
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