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Fee Agreements

By | 2017-09-22T15:36:40+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Fee Agreements Hourly Rates, Flat Rates, Fixed Fees   Fee Agreements Fixed fee, flat fee, value billing, hourly rates, retainer, advanced fees.  What do all these things have in common? They are all ways to pay for legal work. They are all things you might talk about with a family lawyer if you want to [...]

Private Negotiations

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:31+00:00 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 | 2016-10-30T04:34:31+00:00 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 | 2016-10-30T04:34:32+00:00 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 [...]

Property Agreements

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:32+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

Property Agreements Separate property and marital property are two different types of property you may find out are involved in your estate in divorce.  Both types of property can be owned by one person- maybe one spouse or both will have some of each. This is why people may think about and talk about common [...]

3 Reasons to Ask Divorce Questions

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:34+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

3 Reasons to Ask Divorce Questions   I was reading an article recently that really made an impression on me.  The writer was talking about the fear of asking questions.  He talked about how it affects us when we are in a public setting but also in just about any situation.  And, I think his [...]

3 Unique Child Support Situations

By | 2017-01-18T18:00:49+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Child Support / Child Custody|

3 Unique Child Support Situations When people reach agreements in divorce, they are able to customize certain parts of their case.  One of the areas we most commonly tailor for clients is parenting time or their possession schedule.  When that happens and the agreed possession schedule differs from Standard Possession, you may wonder what happens [...]

3 Tips to Simplify Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:35+00:00 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 [...]

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, [...]

Dividing Property

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:37+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Divorce|

  Everything will be divided 50/50, right? One of the questions that I hear a lot, both in the office and in casual conversations is about dividing property in a divorce.  When people are talking about divorce the question ‘how is everything going to be divided 50/50?' always seems to get asked.  The answer to that [...]