Wow - the last quarter of 2017 finished with an unprecedented busy time in the office! As we look toward 2018, we are planning for the new year and our continued commitment to represent you and stand with you in your divorce and other family law cases. We look forward to the new year and [...]
Preparing for the First Holiday after Divorce 1. Plan During your Divorce Think about what your traditions and usual plans for the holidays have been in the past. What do you want them to look like after your divorce? Which holidays are important to you? And which are important to your ex? Can there be [...]
Fee Agreements Hourly Rates, Flat Rates, Fixed Fees Fee Agreements Fixed fee, flat fee, value billing, hourly rates, retainer, advanced fees. What do all these things have in common? They are all ways to pay for legal work. They are all things you might talk about with a family lawyer if you want to [...]
Texas Child Support Texas child support can be confusing for parents when you are just starting your divorce. The business part of your divorce involves untangling two lives. The emotional part of your divorce is much more than that, but it isn’t the part that your divorce lawyer will be working on. So, back to [...]
Quick Tips for Back to School Summer break has flown by! And, I've got a new post to kick off the new season! As summer ends and school resumes for the all the school districts in North Texas, I've got some quick reminders for you about Standard Possession. 1- Thursday night is back in [...]
We will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 29, 2017. We will reopen on May 30, 2017 and look forward to assisting you with your divorce and family law needs. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!
O’Connell Law Firm, PC Construction Update! After many months of construction, we are happy to report that we are seeing the end to the construction on the I-35E frontage road in front of the office building. Since the beginning of June, 2016 we have all had to battle the construction to get to the building. [...]
How Social Media Can Affect Your Case Social media is everywhere. It is being used by people of all ages in countless ways. I’m sure you can name your favorite app to talk to your friends, your colleagues and make new connections for business or your personal life. When you are going through a family law [...]