How To Formulate An Argument That Appeals To The Judge

Wondering how to formulate an argument during your divorce proceedings that appeals to the judge? Well, let’s take a trip back in time, to August 2007 and the Miss Teen U.S.A pageant. We all remember it right? Miss Teen South Carolina is given an interesting fact followed by a seemingly straightforward question. Question: 

“Recent polls have shown 1/5 of Americans can’t locate the U.S. on a world map. Why do you think this is?

And now her answer…“I personally believe…that U.S. Americans are unable to do so…because…uh…some-a…people out there in our nation don’t have maps and…uh…I believe that our ed…education, such as South Africa and the Iraq, everywhere like such as…and…I believe that they should uh…our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S., or should help South Africa and should help Iraq and the Asian countries, so that we will be able to build up our future.”

Communication, Not Everyone’s Forte

We get it, public communication is not everyone’s strength, but in the legal world it’s not only a desired characteristic, it’s absolutely, categorically without a doubt mandatory. Judges and juries hear thousands of cases a year and are not about to listen to an unprofessional argument filled with abstractions and poorly planned proposals. Sentences, orders and cases live and die on an attorney’s ability to produce strong and detailed evidence.

Let’s consider a child custody matter for the moment, even a case that appears simple, when dealt with by an inexperienced or naïve lawyer, can result in an unwelcomed outcome for you. Our founder, attorney Ann A. Thomson (Seal Beach family law attorney) can formulate an argument for your case using her full range of negotiation skills and litigation services to help you resolve child custody disputes. Because child custody battles can be expensive and time-consuming, Ann focuses on her ability to obtain results quickly and efficiently, minimizing costs, as well as emotional damage to your children.

Superior negotiation techniques and creative problem solving skills allow Ann to arrive at a fair and practical parenting plan that is in the best interests of you and your children.

Whether it’s a child custody battle, a fight over spousal support, or litigation over property division, you want an attorney who debates with indisputable facts.

Contact Us Today

If you want a lawyer who can formulate an argument that helps your case, call Ann Thomson today. Call Ann’s office in Orange, California, at (562) 431-4311 or send her an email now to set up a risk free initial consultation.


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