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Dear Attorneys,


I’m going through a divorce, and I just feel so anxious. I don’t understand what to expect, and my attorney isn’t telling me anything. How often should I talk to my attorney? What can I expect to happen in the first few weeks of my divorce?



Anxious Annie


Dear Anxious,


The divorce process can certainly be anxiety-provoking. You are in unfamiliar territory and there are a lot of emotions that accompany the process. How often you speak with your attorney should be up to you. Some of our clients speak with us weekly, some email us every few days, and some others only want us to reach out when we have a new update. However, your attorney should have a conversation with you about your preferred method of contact and there should be a dialogue between both of you as to when, and how, you would like to be updated about your case. How to Handle Divorce Stress and Divorce AnxietyDuring the beginning stages of a divorce, there is often a lag while you are working on your financial affidavit and while the court is scheduling your first court date (usually a Resolution Plan Date, also known as an RPD). However, after that, there will probably be more movement with some negotiations and working through financial production.


Wolf & Shore Law Group is here to help you make your family law matters easier, not harder.  We are realistic and direct with our clients. We encourage potential clients to seek out a firm where they will feel comfortable and confident. Ever argue with a woman? Let Wolf & Shore Law Group go to work for you. Call us at 203.745.3151 or email us at


Very Truly Yours,

Wolf & Shore Law Group


*The situations represented in our Dear Attorneys column are entirely fictional and any resemblance to a specific case is unintentional. We cannot, and will not, offer legal advice to anyone who is not a client. However, if you do have questions or concerns, you should contact an attorney at your convenience.

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