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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 [...]

Family Law Questions Rarely Heard

By | 2017-02-15T23:04:54+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Family Law Questions Rarely Heard Family law questions, marital relationship statutes and divorce law questions and answers are the things we family law attorneys work with and talk about every day.  But, there are some interesting things in the Texas Family Code that I don’t get to talk about most days in the office.  Interesting [...]

Tips for Holidays after Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:39+00:00 November 16th, 2015|Blog, Divorce|

3 Tips for Holidays after Divorce I’m not divorced, but I do spend a huge part of everyday thinking and talking about divorce and visiting with those who are going through or have been divorced. Here are some of my tips from working through the holidays over the years to help you get through your [...]

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 [...]

Top 10 Family Law and Divorce Posts

By | 2016-10-30T04:35:04+00:00 December 20th, 2013|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year As 2013 comes to a close, this will be my last post of the year.  I’ll be back in 2014 with a post the week of January 6th! Here are my 10 favorite Family Law and Divorce posts from 2013: 2013 Family Law and Divorce Posts 5 Tips [...]

Co-Parenting Inspiration

By | 2016-10-30T04:35:08+00:00 September 18th, 2013|Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

Inspiration for parenting can come from anywhere.  I’m a working mom and know that parenting is the toughest and most rewarding thing to do.  I was a family law attorney before I became a parent and I’m always thinking about how something I’ve heard about or read about applies to family law or divorce because [...]

Parenting with Technology

By | 2016-10-30T04:35:10+00:00 July 31st, 2013|Divorce, Family Law|

Parenting with Technology, Part Two Parents sometimes say that exchanging information with their ex-spouse can feel like a tug of war.  One spouse feels like they aren’t able to get the information they need about their kids from the other parent and another feels like everything they tell the other parent is forgotten or ignored. [...]

Child Custody Questions

By | 2016-10-30T04:35:11+00:00 July 12th, 2013|Divorce, Family Law|

        When parents are divorcing there are always lots of questions about how the divorce process works when it comes to the children from the marriage.  Most of the questions are the same for both moms and dads.  A divorce involving kids will include discussing parenting schedules, child support, rights and duties [...]

Summer Possession Notice

By | 2016-10-30T04:35:15+00:00 April 3rd, 2013|Divorce, Family Law|

Did you receive notice for a possession schedule on April 1st?  Or, did you forget to give your April 1 notice for your summer possession?             If you are wondering what to do next, first read your decree or final order.  That is the most important step to get a great understanding of what you [...]