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Financial Mistakes Made During Divorce

Cordell & Cordell founder Joseph Cordell discusses financial mistakes made during divorce, as well as other common errors men make when first filing.

Bill McLeod, of, discusses what fathers can learn from Cordell and how to be an actively involved parent.

Listen to the interview on common divorce mistakes.

Job Loss and Impact on Child Support

Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joseph Cordell was quoted in a New York Times article about how job loss impacts child support.

“With an intact family, everyone ends up having to bear that hardship,” Cordell said. “What we’re finding too often is judges want to insulate mom and the child from dad’s economic nightmare.”

Read the entire New York Times article on how child support is affected by unemployment on the New York Times Archive.

What Every Man Should Know About Divorce

Joseph Cordell appeared on the Matt & Ramona Radio Show to discuss what he wishes every man knew before picking up the phone to call a divorce attorney. Listeners called in with their questions regarding divorce, child custody and support.

Listen to the divorce discussion about how to prepare for your divorce initial consultation.


Facebook and Divorce on Dr. Phil

Cordell & Cordell Managing Partner Scott Trout appeared on The Dr. Phil Show to discuss how social networking can hurt or help you in a divorce.

Cordell & Cordell is proud to be the go-to divorce lawyers trusted with the experience to provide solid divorce advice to the Dr. Phil viewership.

Read more advice for men going through divorce in the newest Cordell & Cordell divorce guide.

View the entire Dr. Phil interview on Facebook and divorce.


Scott Trout Named Missouri Super Lawyer

Cordell & Cordell, a nationally recognized family law firm focusing on men facing domestic relations issues, has announced today that Managing Partner Scott Trout was named Super Lawyer in Missouri and Kansas.

Trout was also named Super Lawyer in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.

In addition, Bryan Abercrombie, Kelly Burris and Sarah Darnell were named Texas Rising Stars as Texas divorce attorneys. Abercrombie was previously named Rising Star in 2009. Burris was previously named in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2009.

Super Lawyers are ranked in the top 5 percent of attorneys in the state through peer reviews and independent research of Law & Politics. Super Lawyers 2009 is based on the survey of more than 800,000 attorneys who have practiced for five years or more. Rising Stars are nominated by fellow attorneys as the best attorneys aged 40 or under who have practiced for 10 years or less.