Just getting started with the divorce......besides email, what is a good way to to keep a journal? I read mentions of spreadsheets and graphs to easily show the court things. Any extra detailed advice is appreciated. For right now my iPad is my journal but things can get lost or I'm afraid they will say I just wrote the whole thing in one day.
I used a google doc. That way it was in the cloud and not stored on any local device. I dis back it up to a flash drive as well and kept it at work. And yes opposing council could try to argue that it was written up in one day but if you are doing it right you are likely to have a hundred pages or more before you go to trial. Also the journal is not likely to be used as primary evidence. The judge is not likely to read through it. It can be used very well as supporting evidence for your charts and graphs.
Look for my posts I have one that gave a very detailed explanation on what to put in a journal and how to use it. Might help guide you.
I too am new to this. I'm learning as I go. I use a program called Microsoft One Note that I have sync to Microsoft Skydrive. It's all up on the internet and can be shared with whomever I grant permission, like my attorney.
I write everything down. I figured it was better to capture more detail than not. Plus my attorney my pick up on something she can use that I don't know about.
Welcome to ParentingTime.net. This is the home of OPTIMAL™, the Online Parenting Time Information Manager and Activity Log. OPTIMAL™ is a unique online service that can help you win custody, change custody, or reduce child support. OPTIMAL™ is used every day by thousands of parents and families worldwide.
The first person they see when they wake up and the last person they see when they go to sleep.
THIS IS AN ATTORNEY ADVERTISEMENT. CORDELL & CORDELL, ST. LOUIS, MO. Attorney services are provided by licensed attorneys in every state where Cordell & Cordell offices are located. The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements.
Joseph Cordell, Principal Partner, licensed in MO and IL only. Michelle Ferreri licensed in PA and NJ only. Offices in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, PA. Kimberly Lewellen licensed in CA only. Dorothy Walsh Ripka licensed in OH, IL, MO, KY and TX only. Jerrad Ahrens licensed in NE and IA only. Lauren Adkins, Florida Resident Partner. Tampa, FL.