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Denton County Standing Order 2017

By | 2017-01-18T17:35:56+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Divorce, Family Law|

DENTON COUNTY STANDING ORDER 2017 The Denton County District Court judges have approved a new version of the Denton County Standing Order.  The formal title is actually ‘Denton County Standing Order Regarding Children, Property and Conduct of the Parties’.  The Order is usually referenced as the ‘Standing Order’ or ‘Standing Orders’. New Denton County Standing [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]