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So far Jill O'Connell has created 185 blog entries.

Tips for Divorce

By |2019-04-17T19:45:21+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, Divorce, Jill O'Connell|

6 Tips for Before Your Divorce What do you want your future to look like after your divorce? Think about where you want to live and what you want that place to look like.  Think about the practical parts of your future after divorce.  Some might say the mundane and routine things, but I say [...]

Lake Dallas Family Law & Divorce Attorney Jill O’Connell Elected to Texas Bar Foundation

By |2019-02-19T22:32:49+00:00February 14th, 2019|Blog, Jill O'Connell, Our Office|

Ms. Jill O'Connell, founder and attorney at O'Connell Law Firm, P.C. has been elected a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.  As a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, Ms. O'Connell is joining a select group of elite Texas attorneys.  Election is a recognition of her outstanding record in the legal profession, dedication to justice, [...]

Free Divorce Advice?

By |2019-01-29T16:49:54+00:00January 29th, 2019|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

When you are going through a divorce you are going to be bombarded with divorce information and divorce advice. Free divorce advice is everywhere.  And, free divorce advice is generally worth what you paid for it.  Your free divorce advice could come from your friends, your family, your co-workers and all the social media sources [...]

Divorce Lawyer Secrets

By |2019-01-17T22:37:33+00:00January 17th, 2019|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

Divorce Lawyer Secrets You want to know more about divorce lawyers and attorneys.  You want to use your time wisely with your divorce attorney. You are worried about costs, expenses and fees in your divorce and how to keep them down.  These divorce lawyer tips are for you. These are a few of the things [...]

Christmas Divorce Tips

By |2019-02-14T21:08:17+00:00December 20th, 2018|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

Christmas Tips These divorced parent Christmas tips come from years of talking with my clients and former clients. These tips have helped them and might help you too.   Think About Your Kids First tip is to think about how much you love your kid or kids.  Right?  Think about how much you searched for [...]

Calculating Child Support in Your Divorce

By |2019-01-24T18:48:45+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law|

Calculating Child Support Texas Child Support Child support might be feared, anticipated, calculated and discussed in your divorce and in the years after your divorce – depending on who you are.  Are you the paying parent?  Are you the receiving parent?  This post is designed to give you a starting point for understanding how your [...]

Divorced Parents & Holidays

By |2019-01-29T16:52:21+00:00November 21st, 2018|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

  When you’re a divorced parent, you are a parent first.  The divorce means that you are going to be divorced parents working through the holidays together.  Here are 5 of the tips I give in my office for holidays after divorce. 1) Finish your Divorce Strong My first tip for you whether you’re a [...]

Divorce Trial – Navigating Texas Divorce Series

By |2018-09-25T20:26:57+00:00September 25th, 2018|Blog, Divorce|

Divorce Trial Despite your best efforts at reaching an agreement with your soon to be ex-spouse, you may find yourself discussing possible trial dates with your lawyer. No Agreement It is possible, although not likely, that all of your attempts to reach a negotiated agreement in your divorce with the other side aren’t successful.  It [...]

Divorce Dispute Resolution – Navigating Texas Divorce Series

By |2019-01-29T16:58:36+00:00September 19th, 2018|Blog, Divorce|

Dispute Resolution Stage After you and your divorce attorney have all of the information that you need, or anticipate needing to make decisions in your case, you may attempt to resolve your case and reach an agreement with the other side.  There are several ways you might attempt to do that including mediation, settlement conferences, [...]

Information Gathering in Divorce – Navigating Texas Divorce Series

By |2018-09-11T15:44:14+00:00September 11th, 2018|Blog, Divorce|

  Information Gathering Stage - Navigating Divorce When you are navigating divorce the second part of the divorce is the information gathering stage.  You and your divorce attorney will begin discussing and working on gathering information about your finances including income and debts, property, accounts and other information.  And, you will exchange some information about [...]