Forbes.com Interviews Joe Cordell About Billionaire’s Divorce

Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joe Cordell recently spoke with Forbes.com’s Robert Pagliarini on Sudden Wealth Radio about the recent divorce of billionaire Harold Hamm.

Mr. Cordell touched on a number of aspects about the case, which is shaping up to be one of the largest divorce settlements in United States history. Most notably, he pointed out the odd position its placed each side of the table in the divorce.  [Read more…]

Cordell & Cordell Offers Flat-Fee Divorce In Columbus, Dublin

Flat Fee Divorce Cordell CordellCordell & Cordell is now offering a flat-fee billing option for the Columbus and Dublin, Ohio, markets.

One of the biggest uncertainties men face when going through the divorce process is the unpredictability of hourly billing.

The new flat-fee payment option offers clients in Columbus and Dublin convenient set rates for basic family law services in the areas of divorce, custody and child support modification, paternity actions, and protective orders.

For more information on Cordell & Cordell’s flat-fee divorce rates in Columbus and Dublin, click here.

To contact Cordell & Cordell’s Columbus or Dublin offices, call 614-907-9200 or email us via this online contact form.

Cordell & Cordell rolls out ‘Many Voices’ ad campaign

Cordell & Cordell recently rolled out its new “Many Voices” ad campaign. The nationwide campaign features 12 Cordell & Cordell attorneys explaining the reasons they chose to practice family law at the firm.  [Read more…]

Joe Cordell Gives Tips To Financial Professionals In Financial Advisor Magazine

financial advisor magazineIn this month’s Financial Advisor Magazine column, Principal Partner Joe Cordell explains why it is so important for CPAs and other financial professionals to be extremely cautious when discussing legal matters.

The Dec. 11 article, “Toeing The Line,” explains that although financial advisors are usually drawing on a knowledge of finance that many of their clients don’t have, they should still refrain from giving legal advice unless they are a licensed attorney.

Given the wide-range of services financial advisors provide, it could be easy to end up giving legal advice. But that could land them in serious legal trouble, Mr. Cordell writes.

“Despite their responsibility to give clients options, however, advisors must be careful not to deviate into legal advice and opinion,” Mr. Cordell said, “even if they are familiar with the topics. Only a licensed attorney can prepare legal documents and offer specific advice on the application of legal principles to the facts at hand or opinions on the various alternatives.”

Read the full article here.

Joe Cordell Discusses Billionaire Harold Hamm’s Divorce With Money Radio

money radioThe recent divorce of Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm has drawn vast amounts of media attention for a number of reasons.

Last week, Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joe Cordell appeared on Phoenix’s “Business for Breakfast,” broadcast by Money Radio 1510, to discuss the ramifications of the case and why it has drawn so much interest.  [Read more…]