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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 [...]

4 Paralegal Tips

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:41+00:00 August 5th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

  4 Paralegal Tips From A Family Law and Divorce Paralegal Today we have a guest writer for the post, Robert Thomas, C.R.P., with his paralegal tips for family law and divorce cases: So many times in legal matters, the first (and often most important) decision a client will make is hiring the right lawyer. [...]

Child Support Increase

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:41+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Can you get a child support increase? How do you know if you can increase your child support? If you are a divorced parent receiving child support, you may be entitled to a child support increase.  The child support amount you receive was most likely set at the time of your divorce based on all [...]

Moving After Your Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:42+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Moving After Your Divorce In a divorce with children in Denton County, it is standard for the judge to include a residency restriction when the parents are joint managing conservators and both parents are currently living in the area.  A residence restriction usually tells the parent who is the primary conservator of the children is [...]

Life Goes on During Divorce, too

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:42+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

A Lawyer's Thoughts on Life During Divorce What is going to happen to your life during divorce? As a lawyer who deals with families in crisis on most days of the week, there are some things that I tell my clients and those I consult with that have nothing to do with legal issues.  When my clients [...]