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Divorce & Mother’s Day

By | 2018-05-10T19:31:47+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Life|

Divorce and Mother’s Day Divorce is a tricky time for most holidays, but Mother’s Day can be especially tough.  Moms are nurturers, calendar managers, bus drivers, chauffeurs, paramedics, chefs and launderers.  They wear so many hats!  Taking care of themselves can get pushed to the bottom of the to-do list.  If you are going through [...]

Divorce & Summers

By | 2018-05-05T15:16:47+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce|

DIVORCE & SUMMER It can feel like divorce changes everything.  But, there are some things that stay the same and if you have kids one of those things that stays the same is summer time. Whether you are divorcing or divorced you still have to figure out what to do with your kids all summer. [...]

Kids and Divorce

By | 2018-04-30T16:43:58+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce|

How to Talk to your Kids about Divorce First, make sure you understand any orders or limitations in YOUR case.  Read the pleadings in your case and talk to your lawyer. If your county has standing orders then you may have specific limitations put in place at the beginning of your case.  Denton County has [...]

Costs of Delaying Divorce

By | 2018-04-30T18:54:14+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Divorce, Family Law|

  Costs to Delaying Divorce I won’t tell someone whether or not they should get a divorce.  It’s not my choice.  And, it’s not my life.  If I’m having a consultation with someone I only know a tiny slice of the story of their life.  However, there are certain things to consider, realistically, when making [...]

3 Tips After Divorce

By | 2018-04-10T17:12:16+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Divorce|

3 Tips for After Your Divorce After your divorce, there are a few things you should do to make your transition as smooth as it possibly can be. 1) Final Decree of Divorce Read your decree thoroughly within a few days of your final divorce proceeding.  Give yourself a little bit of a breather and [...]

Divorce Podcasts

By | 2018-04-30T18:56:41+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

Podcasts During Divorce? Podcasts have a been around long enough to have a pretty reliable reputation and a pretty loyal following.  I’ve known people who have loved listening to podcasts, recommended podcasts, and are always talking about their newest podcast or a great one they just found.  I was just never interested. But, I’ve recently [...]

Happy New Year!

By | 2017-12-29T18:12:43+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

Wow - the last quarter of 2017 finished with an unprecedented busy time in the office!  As we look toward 2018, we are planning for the new year and our continued commitment to represent you and stand with you in your divorce and other family law cases. We look forward to the new year and [...]