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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 [...]

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, [...]

Summer and Spring Break

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:37+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

  Tips for Summer and Spring Break Summer and spring break go hand-in-hand.  Spring break is here or almost here for almost everyone in North Texas.  We will have to change our clocks soon because 'Spring Forward' is almost here. And that means that, believe it or not, summer is almost here.  And, for divorce [...]

Denton County District Court Dress Code

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:37+00:00 March 5th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Dress Code Not Optional Everywhere we go everyday has a dress code whether it is casual or formal.  A tuxedo doesn't work at the water park and swim trunks don't work at a construction site.  The Denton County District Court dress code just became published for all attending court on February 22, 2016.  The memorandum [...]

2015 Denton County Standing Order

By | 2017-01-18T17:42:06+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

  *Update: Effective, January 20, 2017, there is a new Denton County Standing Order.  See this post: Denton County Standing Order 2017 and find the new Order here. 2015 Denton County Standing Order  – Updates In some counties in North Texas, when a new divorce or family law case is filed, there is already an order [...]

Agreed Divorce Questions and Answers

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:39+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Agreed Divorce – Questions and Answers Recently it seems as if I've answered the same agreed divorce questions over and over again and thought I’d post the questions and answers here in case you have wondered about these questions, too. Agreed Divorce Question 1: We have agreed to everything.  Do I need a lawyer? I get calls [...]

Co-Parenting and Standard Possession

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:39+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

  3 Tips about  Co-Parenting and Standard Possession Have you heard about co-parenting and wondering if it can work for you and your ex?  Are you thinking you are stuck with the Standard Possession schedule because it is in your divorce decree?  Co-parenting and Standard Possesion can work together even when you didn't include a schedule tailored [...]

Fall Holidays and Standard Possession

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:40+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

UPDATED! Fall Holidays and Standard Possession - Make this your best year! HALLOWEEN AND STANDARD POSSESSION Update 2016: This year Halloween is on a weekday, so you may want to start thinking about how trick or treating will happen this year.  What are the plans for kids in your area?  Are there 'trunk or treat' [...]