Clayton Divorce Law firm Haunted By Use of Emails

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Lawsuits, Legal Malpractice | Comments Off

This month saw a well-known Clayton law firm, the Hais Law Firm, embroiled in controversy over the unauthorized use of an opponent’s e-mails in divorce litigation.  The case stems from a custody dispute that was conducted before the Hon. Barbara Wallace in St. Louis County in March 2011.  At that time, the Court was shocked to find out that the Hais Law firm had used unauthorized e-mails that had been hacked by Hais’ client.  Judge Wallace found in her Order that the Haises had knowingly utilized the e-mails and...

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What Your Divorce Lawyer Should Do for You

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Lawsuits | Comments Off

What Your Divorce Lawyer Should Do for You

In Missouri, as in most other states, the rate of divorce has been dropping steadily, but that is cold comfort if you find yourself going through one.  And if you are, you still have plenty of company:  according to CDC data, there were 2,389 divorces a day in the U.S. in 2010 – a total of 872,000. Some divorces are simple and amicable, and handled without attorneys.  But the vast majority of people who have been married for more than a few years face complicated situations involving alimony, the division of...

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