Men’s Divorce Podcast: So You’ve Been Served Divorce Papers

In part two of a four-part podcast series, Cordell & Cordell CEO/Managing Partner Scott Trout is joined by Chesterfield divorce attorney Erin Zielinski to discuss how to respond to being served with divorce papers.

Oftentimes, divorce is a slow build that is somewhat predictable. However, many guys find themselves completely caught off-guard and are unsure where to turn when they are served with divorce papers. This can be a frightening and disorienting experience.

In this in-depth conversation, Mr. Trout and Ms. Zielinski review the most important actionable items you can take immediately after being served divorce papers. The tips they provide for how to handle the early stages of divorce can set the stage for the rest of the process.

Click the link below to listen to the full episode. Also make sure to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or whichever podcast app you prefer.

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Shawn Garrison is an Online Editor for Lexicon, focusing on subjects related to the legal services of customers, Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless pieces dealing with the unique child custody and divorce issues that men and fathers face. Through his work on,, and, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal experience and was a content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and additional videos on both the Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell YouTube channels. Mr. Garrison has managed the sites of these customers, and fostered the creation of several of their features, including the Cordell & Cordell attorney and office pages, the Dad’s Divorce Newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.

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