What’s The Best Location For My Divorce Legal Services Business?

Among the many decisions an owner of a new business must make, the best location for conducting her/his business is an important one. As the founder of Divorce With Dignity, I can tell you that the location of a divorce legal services business has its own considerations. People going through a divorce will want a […]

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Why Divorce Services Business Owners Should Take Vacations

People who are self-employed are often reluctant to take vacations. Typical fears are that they’ll be leaving their clients in the lurch, or worse, that their clients will take their business elsewhere while they’re vacationing. Some business owners might worry that they’ll miss the daily routine, or be concerned that they might miss a new […]

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5 Key Ingredients To Building Your Divorce Services Brand

A “brand” is often thought of as a company’s name, logo, or design. But it is more than this. “Branding” is the cumulative experience a person has with a company’s product or service, and the perception that it builds in his or her mind. The aim of branding is not to have people select your […]

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When Is The Best Time To Start Your Own Divorce Services Business?

You want to start your own divorce services business, but you’re just not sure if it’s the right time. Maybe you’re hesitant to give up the “security” of your regular job, or are unsure if you have all the skills you need. Perhaps your life is so busy you think you just don’t have time […]

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Getting Referrals For Your Divorce Services Business

For a divorce services business, or any type of service business, referrals are critical to success. Paul and Sarah Edwards, who authored the book Getting Business to Come to You, state that up to 45% of most service businesses are selected by customers based on the recommendations of others. The popularity of such sites as […]

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Divorce Legal Services Business: Great Opportunity For Paralegals

I’ve been thinking about how to encourage paralegals to become independent and enjoy the benefits of owning a legal services business, and I was fortunate enough to have a conversation with Kerry Spence, a certified paralegal and registered Legal Document Assistant (LDA). As one of the first paralegals certified in California by the American Bar […]

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Legal Services Business: Am I The Entrepreneurial Type?

Have you ever wondered if you are the entrepreneurial “type”? Do you envision entrepreneurs as the type of people who pitch their unique ideas for a product or business to a panel of tough tycoons like on  the reality series Shark Tank? If you don’t see yourself as someone like that, don’t worry. You can […]

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Top Three Things Attorneys Should Think About When Heading To Private Mediation

In a recent conversation with San Francisco Bay Area attorney and mediator Joann Babiak, we were talking about what attorneys should keep in mind when accompanying a client to private mediation.   Joann, who also has a background in psychology as well as extensive training in mediation and dispute resolution, had the following to say about […]

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Starting A Divorce Legal Services Business: Choosing The Best Opportunity

Millions of people dream about escaping the 9-to-5 grind. Some get serious enough to look for a business opportunity that turns them from an employee into a self-employed entrepreneur running their own business. The lure can be summed up in one word: freedom. Being your own boss allows you the freedom of – Time – […]

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Make An Impact With Your Divorce Legal Services Business Card

What’s small, lightweight, and something you should carry with you at all times? Your business card. Because you never know when the opportunity to connect with someone about your business might arise. Perhaps in a conversation you learn that someone has decided to start divorce proceedings, or that a friend or relative of the person […]

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