What Does a Family Law Trial Look Like? – Men’s Divorce Podcast

Cordell & Cordell Executive/Managing Partner, CEO Scott Trout and Litigation Partner Will Halaz discuss what a typical trial looks like in family law.

Trial is one of the aspects of divorce that make many guys nervous because they do not know what to expect. Mr. Trout and Mr. Halaz unpack some of the mystery of family law trials and review the various components. They explain the importance of opening statements and why they are often underutilized by attorneys, the role of objections, the flow of evidence as well as the differences between direct examination and cross-examination, what happens in pretrial conferences, how closing statements can be used to tie a case together, and more.

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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 CordellCordell.com, CordellCordell.co.uk, and DadsDivorce.com, 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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