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Cordell & Cordell adds litigation attorney

Courtney J. Whiteley has joined Cordell & Cordell as a litigation attorney in its Independence office. Whiteley earned her law degree from Washburn University School of Law. Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, she practiced family law and landlord-tenant and ...

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Is a bad economy a good time to get a divorce?

A recession might just be a good time for a husband to leave his wife, a St. Louis divorce lawyer said. "In the stock market, you buy low and sell high. Why in a divorce would you divorce high and not low?" asked Scott Trout, the managing partner of Cordell & Cordell, a law firm that calls itself "a partner men can count on." Trout stressed that the law firm isn't encouraging divorce but just saying not to let the bad economy prevent a divorce that would otherwise happen. Attorney Marjorie Carter (pictured) says that there are too many variables to say “now is a good time to get a divorce.”

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