Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Famous Divorce Lawyer Advises Against Divorce Lawyers

From The Mercury News:

As one of the celebrity world’s best-known family law attorneys, Laura Wasser is a prominent fixture in America’s “divorce industrial complex” which is excoriated in the new film “Marriage Story.”

The L.A.-based Wasser represented Angelina Jolie during parts of her contentious divorce from Brad Pitt, and her other high-profile clients have included Johnny Depp, Britney Spears, Kim Kardashian and Maria Shriver.

Wasser also is said to be the inspiration for Laura Dern’s savvy, designer-clad attorney in “A Marriage Story,” who nudges Scarlett Johansson into an increasingly contentious and costly divorce from Adam Driver.

But as much as Wasser, 51, has made her fame and fortune through family law, she is now one of the first to tell people to avoid hiring attorneys to handle their divorce — unless it’s really necessary.

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Thanks to sharing this Advises Against Divorce Lawyers.

Posted by: Asta J Jepsen | Jan 8, 2020 1:26:48 AM

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