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Know When to Walk Away

Kenny Rogers sang the tune,”You’ve got to know when to hold ’em,
Know when to fold ’em, Know when to walk away, And know when to run.”


He was talking about Gambling, but it’s good advice for life in general and specifically for Family Law.

You would do well to know what are deal breakers in your relationship. Some issues can and should be dealt with, some issues (read arguments) aren’t worth having. Sometimes it’s best to “walk it off” and let cooler heads prevail and sometimes you just need to run. Run away. It’s too complicated, hard, and not good, ultimately for either party, or the kids, or the extended family.

Matthew Thompson is a Family Law Attorney in Mississippi and encourages you to be like Kenny Rogers. No, don’t sing country music and have “some work” done in your later years. But, know what’s worth fighting for and when to walk away…

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