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(sub)urban myths

By | 2017-02-24T19:40:11+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

(sub)urban myths (sub)urban myths about family law, marriage and divorce We’ve all heard wives’ tales, tall tales and fables.  These are my office version of those types of stories for family law, marriage and divorce.  They are the questions I’m asked at parties and bbqs when people are pretty sure their favorite tv show or [...]

Mindful Divorce

By | 2017-02-10T18:16:02+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Mindful Divorce Avoid unnecessary pitfalls by staying focused during your divorce.  Be mindful of your decisions, the present, and your divorce.  Focus on your goals, the information you need to understand and the things that are most important to you in your divorce.  You will be better able to make decisions and move forward.  You [...]

3 Money Questions

By | 2017-02-02T15:54:30+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

3 Money Questions Divorce is the process of getting you 'unmarried'.  And, your lawyer will guide you, counsel you and direct you through the legal process.  But, there are some areas of your marriage and your divorce that you have to get the answers to yourself so that you know the information and you can [...]

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 [...]

Divorce Basics – Part 2

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:32+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

  Divorce Basics, Part Two   What is a Rule 11 Agreement? A Rule 11 agreement is an agreement between the parties in the case about an issue or something else in the case that is written down, signed, and then filed in the case.  It is called a Rule 11 agreement because that is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Am I Married?

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:36+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

    Am I Married? Divorce questions are the most frequent questions we get at the office.  They range from ‘how do I get started’ to ‘what will it look like when we’re done’ and everything in between.  And, sometimes the divorce question isn’t really about divorce, but it is the first question that needs [...]

Divorce Basics – Step by Step

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:36+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Divorce|

Divorce Basics – Step by Step   Divorce isn’t easy, but knowing more about divorce basics and the process can make it easier to understand.  I try to give my clients a good amount of information to help them throughout the divorce process but not overload them.  I give it to them from the beginning [...]

Prepare for Divorce – State of Your Marriage

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:38+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

  Prepare for Divorce – State of Your Marriage Is Divorce an option? Should you prepare for divorce? Are you unsure about the state of your marriage?  Are you in a position where you are unsure of your future in your marriage?  If so, you may be asking how do you prepare for divorce? You [...]