A Look at “Family Law”: Why So Many People Dislike the U.S. Court System

Before I was an attorney, my only perception of what attorneys really did, and how the legal system actually worked, was quite limited. In fact, I probably gained most of my perception from network television and movies. Modern shows such as Boston Legal, Law & Order, and the like tend to leave an image of swift justice, unscrupulous players and a dramatic courtroom. While real-life legal drama is not usually as exciting (or unscrupulous), unfortunately many of us in the United States only have any limited exposure to actual attorneys and the legal system through the family law courts.Continue reading