Blog 2016-10-30T04:34:30+00:00

Denton County Standing Order 2017

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: Divorce, Family Law|Tags: , , , , , |

DENTON COUNTY STANDING ORDER 2017 The Denton County District Court judges have approved a new version of the Denton County Standing Order.  The formal title is actually ‘Denton County Standing Order Regarding Children, Property and [...]

Trick or Treat? Divorce Tips

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law|Tags: , , , , , |

Just Treats – No Tricks, Divorce Tips 2017 UPDATE: Halloween 2017 is on a Tuesday this year!  Read your divorce decrees and start working out your plan, if you can! I couldn’t resist the Halloween [...]

Private Negotiations

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Divorce, Divorce In the Media|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Divorce & Media

By | September 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Divorce, Divorce In the Media, In the Media|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Tips to Avoid a Lengthy Divorce

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Divorce, Jill O'Connell|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Agreed Divorce – How Does it Work

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: Divorce|Tags: , , , |

  Agreed Divorce – How Does It Work? So, sometimes people ask me about agreed divorce as if it was an oxymoron – like jumbo shrimp. Yes, there can be an agreed divorce.  Here are [...]

Property Agreements

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Divorce|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Divorce Basics – Part 2

By | August 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Divorce|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  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 [...]

What’s on my Desk?

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Jill O'Connell|Tags: , , , , |

What is on my Desk?   Family law is an area of law that touches and includes many different types of issues: children, property – both real and personal property, accounts – investment, bank and [...]