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Divorce Column Features Joseph Cordell

The first article in the series Child Custody: The Divorce Files appears on the website this week. The go-to source on anything for men,, recently began running a bi-weekly divorce column penned by Cordell & Cordell co-founder and CEO Joseph Cordell.

“Cordell & Cordell believes that by educating himself, a man can avoid potentially costly pitfalls as he steps into the high-stakes arena of divorce,” Cordell explains. “We simply believe that a man can and must be educated as to the dangers and potential pitfalls awaiting him in the divorce courts, particularly if he is a father. This is why we have taken the leadership role in our industry by making divorce resources available on our own website as well as our website. We also know that an educated client is most often a successful client and, therefore, a satisfied client.”, which bills itself as “a men’s online magazine offering the best advice on dating, secrets of love, celebrity biography, relationships and health” will be running the ongoing divorce column to help men understand what is at stake in their divorce.

Read the first article Child Custody: The Divorce Files.


Cordell Launches Divorce Resource Website

Cordell & Cordell, the nation’s largest domestic litigation firm focused on the needs of men, has launched a new look online divorce resource website for men and fathers facing any stage of the divorce process. offers essential divorce information, resources, and advice about alimony, child support, and child custody through videos, podcasts, articles, and forums.

“We’ve had this site for 10 years and in that time have accumulated a tremendous amount of insight and advice for men going through divorce,” said Joseph Cordell, principal partner of Cordell & Cordell. “There was so much information available that we needed to organize it and have it searchable for specific content.”

The firm offers commentary and advice from their more than 130 lawyers through posted videos, podcasts, divorce articles, and online divorce forums on the website. One major feature of the refurbished site is Ask A Lawyer, in which readers are able to submit questions to Cordell & Cordell lawyers and receive an answer within 48 hours. All lawyers on staff contribute their years of experience to content, including the Ask A Lawyer feature.

“There is no better men’s divorce resource on the web”, says Cordell.

Tiger’s Divorce and Potential Divorce Settlement

What could Elin Nordegren get in a potential divorce settlement with her husband, Tiger? This morning Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joseph Cordell spoke to Gordon Deal, host of The Wall Street Journal This Morning.

The firm’s CEO offered insightful commentary on such elements of the high-profile divorce as to the nature of the rumored prenup, the difference in the various states where the couple own homes in terms of distribution of wealth after divorce, likely strategies pertaining to renegotiation of their prenup, and issues such as Woods’ alleged sex addiction.

Listen to Cordell explain the options available to the world’s most famous athlete as he goes through what is sure to be among the world’s most high-stakes divorce.

Family Law Firm Pitched as Divorced Guy’s Guys

The Wall Street Journal recently wrote an article detailing Cordell & Cordell’s unique approach of representing men in divorce.

Most state laws do not allow courts to decide a case by giving preferential treatment to one gender or the other. But according to Joseph Cordell, Principal Partner of Cordell & Cordell, men need help countering “influential organizations outside the mainstream of society and their insistence on women’s interests to the utter exclusion of the merits of a given case.”

Cordell noted that “men often have to work a little harder to be awarded primary custody. When you’re disadvantaged, you’ll continue to be so unless you do what you can to help yourself.”

Cordell & Cordell and its website are not political activism forums, nor are they actively involved in the fathers’ or men’s rights movement. Cordell explains that the firm’s clients “don’t have the time to invest in legislative or social movements. They’re fighting for their families, not a cause.”

St. Louis Family Law Firm Focused on Men

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch recently discovered the carnage and aftermath of divorce that men encounter as seen on the forum section of The website is owned and maintained by Cordell & Cordell, a law firm dedicated to working with men facing divorce.

Father’s rights movements have been insisting for many years that family courts are biased towards women. When looking at these websites, it doesn’t take long to see the rage these father’s feel towards the court system.

Cordell & Cordell co-founder, Joseph Cordell, stated that although he is not a political activist, he doesn’t “want to shy away from being brutally frank.”

“We’re really less involved in a movement or a political cause so much as we want to help a group who have very practical issues,” he said. “They don’t want to spend the time in a political fight for justice.”