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What’s on my Desk?

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:33+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Blog, Jill O'Connell|

What is on my Desk?   Family law is an area of law that touches and includes many different types of issues: children, property – both real and personal property, accounts – investment, bank and retirement to name a few, debts and liabilities, property characterization – is it separate property or community property and these [...]

Travel after Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:33+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

Traveling after Divorce During divorce there are usually temporary orders in place or in Denton County at the very least there are the Standing Orders.  Those orders apply while the divorce is going on – while it’s pending. Traveling and spending long periods of time with your kids doesn’t have to come to an end [...]

Protecting Assets in Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:34+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Mediation|

  Protecting Assets in Divorce There are two primary parts of divorce law.  One part, that is in every divorce, is the area of property, including assets and liabilities.  The other part of divorce law is when there are children involved – and not every divorce has children involved.  But every divorce will deal with some [...]

3 Reasons to Ask Divorce Questions

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:34+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

3 Reasons to Ask Divorce Questions   I was reading an article recently that really made an impression on me.  The writer was talking about the fear of asking questions.  He talked about how it affects us when we are in a public setting but also in just about any situation.  And, I think his [...]

3 Unique Child Support Situations

By | 2017-01-18T18:00:49+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Child Support / Child Custody|

3 Unique Child Support Situations When people reach agreements in divorce, they are able to customize certain parts of their case.  One of the areas we most commonly tailor for clients is parenting time or their possession schedule.  When that happens and the agreed possession schedule differs from Standard Possession, you may wonder what happens [...]

Summer Parenting in Texas

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:35+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Family Law, Family Life|

Summer Possession Options in Texas Summer time can be a challenge or an opportunity.  In a Texas divorce, the Family Code possession schedule has one type of schedule for the school year and includes longer periods of time with each parent for the summer.  And, if the schedule the Family Code contains doesn’t look like [...]

3 Tips to Simplify Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:35+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Divorce, Divorce|

3 Ways to Simplify Your Divorce   Learn – Simplify Your Divorce When you have decided that divorce is the solution to your situation it is time to begin working.  It is time to find out as much information about your marital estate, your separate estate if you have one, any and all debts, your [...]

Uncontested Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:36+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Divorce, Family Law|

Uncontested Divorce We get a lot of calls in the office from people who tell us they have an uncontested divorce.  Truth is, they don’t all have uncontested divorces, for lots of different reasons that we’re not going to go into today.  But that brings me to this question -what is an uncontested divorce?  And, [...]