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New Year New You – Divorce?

By | January 11th, 2017|Blog, Divorce|

New Year, New You - Divorce?   I know we are all seeing this topic everywhere.  We are setting goals, resolutions and planning for 2017.  And, maybe you decided that now is the time and you need to get a divorce in the upcoming year.  If so, my advice might surprise you. Try Counseling Before [...]

Private Negotiations

By | October 26th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Divorce In the Media|

Private Negotiations “Private Negotiations” are being talked about all over the place including the supermarket magazine headlines. The good news is that you can use private negotiation methods in your divorce.  And, more good news for you, it probably won’t end up as a headline on a magazine at the store.  But, I digress.  Back [...]

Divorce & Media

By | September 29th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Divorce In the Media, In the Media|

Divorce & Media The Brangelina Breakup So, the divorce between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie is going to happen and the Brangelina Breakup is news everywhere.  It’s sad news, but apparently it is news nonetheless today.  And, quite frankly, as difficult as divorce is, I can only imagine how difficult it is to see the [...]

Tips to Avoid a Lengthy Divorce

By | September 23rd, 2016|Divorce, Jill O'Connell|

Tips to Avoid a Lengthy Divorce   A divorce can be completed in as quickly as 61 days from date of filing to completion.  For some people 61 days seems fast, and for others not fast enough.  But, either way, that is the quickest a standard divorce can be completed in Texas.  The reason it [...]

Agreed Divorce – How Does it Work

By | September 15th, 2016|Divorce|

  Agreed Divorce – How Does It Work? So, sometimes people ask me about agreed divorce as if it was an oxymoron – like jumbo shrimp. Yes, there can be an agreed divorce.  Here are a few facts to set the record straight. One lawyer? Yes and no.  Yes, an agreed divorce can be completed [...]

Divorce Basics – Part 2

By | August 26th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

  Divorce Basics, Part Two   What is a Rule 11 Agreement? A Rule 11 agreement is an agreement between the parties in the case about an issue or something else in the case that is written down, signed, and then filed in the case.  It is called a Rule 11 agreement because that is [...]

Travel after Divorce

By | 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 | 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 Tips to Simplify Divorce

By | 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 [...]