Linda Hammerschmid

What your lawyer should do and tell you

Ask the Hammer How many times have I met clients who are looking to change attorneys and when asked to remit copies of their procedures that they are referring to, they say they don’t have it/them. Or they h...
Linda Hammerschmid

COHABITATION: MYTHS AND FACTS

Ask the Hammer More and more we see couples choosing to live together without getting married. They do this for many different reasons but one reason for sure is because they believe they don’t want to have ...
Linda Hammerschmid

What to do to stay married together

Ask The Hammer The Legal I Do’s and Don’ts of Marriage and Co-habiting Couples Anyone who has ever listened to me on Dr. Laurie Betito’s CJAD program - Passion – knows that I always recommend getting either...
Linda Hammerschmid

Food for random thoughts

Ask the Hammer I don’t know about you, but I find the juxtaposition of 2 assault cases last October to be troublesome to “the collective” that we call justice. If the pen is mightier than the sword, w...
Linda Hammerschmid

Polygamy only works…

Ask the Hammer  …if you are filing your income tax returns and have both a new spouse and a former spouse (or 2) to whom you pay support. Otherwise, not so much as a recent Court Judgment has determined. ...