Guest Opportunity: Joryn Jenkins — Award Winning Family Lawyer, Legal Strategist and Best Selling Author of many books including “War or Peace (Avoid the Destruction of Divorce Court)”
What are the most common reasons that adults with children are getting divorced these days, or separating, if they never married in the first place?
Money (usually lack thereof).
Infidelity (the grass is perceived to be greener on the other side of the fence, usually when one parent is focused on the kids so the other looks elsewhere for sex/companionship.
The parents disagree about how to raise their children.
One parent feels disrespected by the other due to a breakdown in communication.
The thought process is; when parents are in high conflict, neither parent is emotionally available to their children. If the adults are on very bad terms, what are the first steps they should take in order to create a co-parenting plan?
Expert Attorney Joryn Jenkins specializes in family law and is here to explain the steps in the process. She can elaborate on the challenges of divorce and explains what to expect legally.
* How to recognize behaviors that may indicate divorce is on the horizon?
* What are some early warning signs that you may be heading for divorce?
* What happens legally? What do you need to do to be prepared?
* Are most cases settled outside of the courtroom? If so, why?
* What are some examples of a bad/good outcome?
Meet Joryn Jenkins:
Joryn Jenkins is a trial attorney with 38 years of courtroom expeience, now in private practice at Open Palm in Tampa, where she concentrates on the courtless practice of family law. While Joryn’s focus during most of her years in practice has centered on legal ethics, civility, and professionalism in the practice of law, her mission in recent years has morphed, to “change the way the world gets divorced,” to inform folks as to the alternatives they have when it comes to the process of divorce, and to enlighten them as to which choices will best suit their families and their finances. Here are her publishing accolades……….
* Former Editor of The Family Law Commentator of The Florida Bar & Former Editor-in-Chief of both The Federal Lawyer and The Bencher magazines.
* Author of the following books…
Florida Civil Practice Motions(Lexis Law Publishing)
The Stepmother’s Cookbook
War or Peace (Avoid the Destruction of Divorce Court)
I Never Saw My Father Again (The Divorce Court Effect)
A Free Divorce Handbook (How to Organize a Collaborative Divorce Pro Bono Project)
Open for Business (Managing Your Collaborative Practice for Passion & Profit)
Changing the Way the World Gets Divorced (Marketing Your Collaborative Practice)
Editor, The Divorce Puzzle (Connecting the Pieces Collaboratively)
From Rookie to Rainmaker (How to Grow Your Law Business)
From Lawyer to Law Firm (How to Build a Successful Law Business)
Editor, Champions of Collaborative Divorce (Changing the Way the World Gets Divorced, Volume I – Tampa Bay)
To listen to her most recent interview: www.openpalmlaw.com/radio