We live in a “smart” world. There is “smart” everywhere.
A “smart” phone with satellite tracking capability is tucked into the pocket of every person over 8 years of age.
IoT – the internet of things – enables multiple items of “smart home” equipment to function in a coordinated fashion.
Chatbots with names like Alexa and Seri answer more phone calls and respond to more questions than human beings.
The Pod from Eight Sleep is a “smart” mattress that monitors and carefully adjusts its temperature to provide the perfect night of slumber.
Tommy Hilfiger and Levi are designing clothes with embedded smart chips to communicate with the wearer’s cell phone and provide discounts on other items bearing the same label.
So, how much help is all this “smart” stuff when it comes to making important personal decisions. The answer – not much.
Question – When a marriage relationship is coming apart, can you rely on “smart” technology to guide you in the right direction.
Answer – No, you need to exercise the “smart” inside yourself. When you do, the “smart” thinking will tell you collaborative divorce is the right choice.
Bob Matlock is a board-certified family law attorney with the firm, Woods and Matlock P.C. with offices in McKinney and Frisco, Texas. Bob Matlock is a member of Collaborative Divorce Texas and Collaborative Divorce Dallas. He is well known as a lecturer and seminar speaker on subjects including collaborative divorce and collaborative law, marital property law, divorce and modification suits, mediation, arbitration, ethics and other family law-related topics. You can reach Bob Matlock (972) 972-8820.