31 episodes

Donuts and Divorce: A Family Law Podcast, is a podcast focusing on all aspects of family law. When it comes to family law, Burns White understands the high stakes involved. We’re here to help guide you through the legal and emotional challenges that you’re facing – providing you with the legal support you need to navigate a difficult and sensitive situation. Join host Dorothy O’Neil, Co-Chair of the Burns White Family Law practice group as she discusses the many topics surrounding family law issues, including divorce, custody, and child/spousal support. This podcast series is created by Burns White. Visit us at burnswhite.com for more information. This program should not be considered legal advice. Because every family – and situation – is different, please contact one of our family law attorneys to discuss your unique needs. If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy O'Neil at donutsanddivorce@burnswhite.com.

Donuts & Divorce: A Family Law Podcast Dorothy O'Neil, Esq.

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Donuts and Divorce: A Family Law Podcast, is a podcast focusing on all aspects of family law. When it comes to family law, Burns White understands the high stakes involved. We’re here to help guide you through the legal and emotional challenges that you’re facing – providing you with the legal support you need to navigate a difficult and sensitive situation. Join host Dorothy O’Neil, Co-Chair of the Burns White Family Law practice group as she discusses the many topics surrounding family law issues, including divorce, custody, and child/spousal support. This podcast series is created by Burns White. Visit us at burnswhite.com for more information. This program should not be considered legal advice. Because every family – and situation – is different, please contact one of our family law attorneys to discuss your unique needs. If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy O'Neil at donutsanddivorce@burnswhite.com.

    Ep. 30: Our Family Wizard, A Co-Parenting Resource

    Ep. 30: Our Family Wizard, A Co-Parenting Resource

    In this episode, Dorothy and Attorney Michelle (Elle) Barr discuss a co-parenting resource and app, OurFamilyWizard, often used in family law cases.

    Attorney Michelle (Elle) Barr is an experienced Court Attorney with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry with a deep commitment to children and families. Elle also serves as a Judicial Education Coordinator for OurFamilyWizard.

    Dorothy O'Neil, Esq. is a collaboratively-trained attorney and Co-Chair of the Family Law Group at Burns White. If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy O'Neil at donutsanddivorce@burnswhite.com. To learn more about Dorothy and the Family Law Group, visit burnswhite.com. 

    Remember that the Donuts and Divorce Podcast is intended as a general reference, and is considered general advertising.  Any listener should check for changes in any applicable laws, and should consult with an attorney on any legal issue. No attorney-client relationship is formed by listening or participating in this podcast, the information provided does not constitute legal advice, and any thoughts or commentary by the podcasting lawyers is provided as a service to the community and does not constitute solicitation or legal advice. Any information provided is on an “as is” basis and the lawyer/law firm makes no warranties and disclaims all liabilities for damages resulting from its use. Nothing provided in the podcast should be considered a substitute for advice of competent counsel. In the event the podcast receives emails about the subject matter, no attorney-client relationship is created via that email communication.

    • 39 min
    Ep. 29: Parental Alienation

    Ep. 29: Parental Alienation

    In this episode, Dorothy is joined by Dr. Eric Bernstein, to discuss parental alienation.

    Dr. Bernstein is a Licensed Psychologist and he is most widely recognized for his work as an evaluator in child custody, child dependency, and juvenile delinquency cases.

    Dorothy O'Neil, Esq. is a collaboratively-trained attorney and Co-Chair of the Family Law Group at Burns White. If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy O'Neil at donutsanddivorce@burnswhite.com. To learn more about Dorothy and the Family Law Group, visit burnswhite.com. 

    Remember that the Donuts and Divorce Podcast is intended as a general reference, and is considered general advertising.  Any listener should check for changes in any applicable laws, and should consult with an attorney on any legal issue. No attorney-client relationship is formed by listening or participating in this podcast, the information provided does not constitute legal advice, and any thoughts or commentary by the podcasting lawyers is provided as a service to the community and does not constitute solicitation or legal advice. Any information provided is on an “as is” basis and the lawyer/law firm makes no warranties and disclaims all liabilities for damages resulting from its use. Nothing provided in the podcast should be considered a substitute for advice of competent counsel. In the event the podcast receives emails about the subject matter, no attorney-client relationship is created via that email communication.

    • 40 min
    Ep. 28: Cheater, Cheater, Marriage Defeater

    Ep. 28: Cheater, Cheater, Marriage Defeater

    In this episode, Dorothy is talking about cheating, adultery, and infidelity.  How will a cheating spouse impact a divorce or separation?

    Dorothy O'Neil, Esq. is a collaboratively-trained attorney and Co-Chair of the Family Law Group at Burns White. If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy O'Neil at donutsanddivorce@burnswhite.com. To learn more about Dorothy and the Family Law Group, visit burnswhite.com. 

    Remember that the Donuts and Divorce Podcast is intended as a general reference, and is considered general advertising.  Any listener should check for changes in any applicable laws, and should consult with an attorney on any legal issue. No attorney-client relationship is formed by listening or participating in this podcast, the information provided does not constitute legal advice, and any thoughts or commentary by the podcasting lawyers is provided as a service to the community and does not constitute solicitation or legal advice. Any information provided is on an “as is” basis and the lawyer/law firm makes no warranties and disclaims all liabilities for damages resulting from its use. Nothing provided in the podcast should be considered a substitute for advice of competent counsel. In the event the podcast receives emails about the subject matter, no attorney-client relationship is created via that email communication.

    • 23 min
    Ep. 27: Cohabitation Nation - The Era Of Living Together Without Being Married

    Ep. 27: Cohabitation Nation - The Era Of Living Together Without Being Married

    In this episode, Dorothy is joined by colleague Aleksandra Kocelko to discuss cohabitation and living with someone with whom you are in a relationship, but not married. 

    Aleks  Kocelko is an Associate in the Family Law practice group at Burns White.  Aleks is experienced in handling all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, child support, and prenuptial agreements, and is fully trained in the Collaborative Law Process.

    Dorothy O'Neil, Esq. is a collaboratively-trained attorney and Co-Chair of the Family Law Group at Burns White. If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy O'Neil at donutsanddivorce@burnswhite.com. To learn more about Dorothy and the Family Law Group, visit burnswhite.com. 

    Remember that the Donuts and Divorce Podcast is intended as a general reference, and is considered general advertising.  Any listener should check for changes in any applicable laws, and should consult with an attorney on any legal issue. No attorney-client relationship is formed by listening or participating in this podcast, the information provided does not constitute legal advice, and any thoughts or commentary by the podcasting lawyers is provided as a service to the community and does not constitute solicitation or legal advice. Any information provided is on an “as is” basis and the lawyer/law firm makes no warranties and disclaims all liabilities for damages resulting from its use. Nothing provided in the podcast should be considered a substitute for advice of competent counsel. In the event the podcast receives emails about the subject matter, no attorney-client relationship is created via that email communication.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 26: Narcissism - Is It As Common As We Think?

    Ep. 26: Narcissism - Is It As Common As We Think?

    In this episode, Dorothy is joined by Tanya Bashor to discuss narcissism and if it's as common as we think.

    Tanya Bashor is a Certified Narcissistic Trauma Informed Coach, Hypnotherapist & Brainspotting Practitioner, and the owner of Impart Clarity LLC. Tanya offers information, education, and strategies for those who have been emotionally abused by narcissistic personalities.

    Dorothy O'Neil, Esq. is a collaboratively-trained attorney and Co-Chair of the Family Law Group at Burns White. If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy O'Neil at donutsanddivorce@burnswhite.com. To learn more about Dorothy and the Family Law Group, visit burnswhite.com. 

    Remember that the Donuts and Divorce Podcast is intended as a general reference, and is considered general advertising.  Any listener should check for changes in any applicable laws, and should consult with an attorney on any legal issue. No attorney-client relationship is formed by listening or participating in this podcast, the information provided does not constitute legal advice, and any thoughts or commentary by the podcasting lawyers is provided as a service to the community and does not constitute solicitation or legal advice. Any information provided is on an “as is” basis and the lawyer/law firm makes no warranties and disclaims all liabilities for damages resulting from its use. Nothing provided in the podcast should be considered a substitute for advice of competent counsel. In the event the podcast receives emails about the subject matter, no attorney-client relationship is created via that email communication.

    • 37 min
    Ep. 25: Marital Purgatory - Do I Stay Or Do I Go?

    Ep. 25: Marital Purgatory - Do I Stay Or Do I Go?

    In this episode, Dorothy is joined by Dr. Jonathan Impellizzeri, or "Dr. J", to discuss "marital purgatory" and what options or resources are available to those whose marriages are teetering on "do I stay or do I go?"

    Dr. Jonathan Impellizzeri, PhD, LPC, LMFT, ACS, BC-TMH, also known as “Dr. J",  is the first Certified Gottman Couple Therapist (CGT) in Western Pennsylvania.  CGT’s have specialized training in a research-based approach to treating distressed couple relationships. Click here to read more about Dr. J.

    Dorothy O'Neil, Esq. is a collaboratively-trained attorney and Co-Chair of the Family Law Group at Burns White. If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy O'Neil at donutsanddivorce@burnswhite.com. To learn more about Dorothy and the Family Law Group, visit burnswhite.com. 

    Remember that the Donuts and Divorce Podcast is intended as a general reference, and is considered general advertising.  Any listener should check for changes in any applicable laws, and should consult with an attorney on any legal issue. No attorney-client relationship is formed by listening or participating in this podcast, the information provided does not constitute legal advice, and any thoughts or commentary by the podcasting lawyers is provided as a service to the community and does not constitute solicitation or legal advice. Any information provided is on an “as is” basis and the lawyer/law firm makes no warranties and disclaims all liabilities for damages resulting from its use. Nothing provided in the podcast should be considered a substitute for advice of competent counsel. In the event the podcast receives emails about the subject matter, no attorney-client relationship is created via that email communication.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Elle Barr ,

I absolutely LOVE this PodCast! 🍩

Dorothy O’Neil shares expert guidance on divorce and indispensable advice on effective and child-focused co-parenting.

stiffy the dead clown ,

Great and very helpful podcast!

I wish this podcast was around when I got divorced several years ago! You do a wonderful job of explaining the process and the options available. This podcast almost makes me want to get married and divorced again! 😏 Great job and I look forward to future episodes!

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