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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 [...]

How to Act in Court

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:42+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

  How to Act in Court You need to know how to act in court when it time for your trial or hearing.  It will make a difference in the outcome of your proceeding whether you are in front of a judge or jury.  Knowing how to act in court will help you and your [...]

5 People You Will See at the Courthouse

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:43+00:00 April 17th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Your first court appearance may make you nervous or anxious.  This may be your first time in a courthouse or appearing in court and that is understandable.  Your perception of appearing in court will likely be through television and movies and it will probably not be exactly how your day goes.  In Denton County, the [...]

Do I Need to See a Family Lawyer?

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:44+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Do I Need to See a Family Lawyer? How do you know if it is time to see a family lawyer after your divorce?  Is it the first thing you should do, or should you think about other options also?  What to do and what direction you should go are tough questions after divorce.  How [...]