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Divorce Tips – Divorce Goals

By |2019-07-13T20:03:19+00:00July 13th, 2019|Blog, Divorce|

Divorce is a journey and you are navigating new territory with new information and speaking a language that you don't fully understand while experiencing one of the most stressful things in a human's life. You need a divorce map.  What is a divorce map? As with any map, you know where you are now, and [...]

Make A Summer Masterpiece

By |2019-06-12T18:30:33+00:00June 12th, 2019|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

John Wooden said ‘Make each day your masterpiece.’ If you don’t know John Wooden – google him.  As a divorce lawyer and personally, I’m inspired by this concept – daily.  This may seem like an odd quote to inspire me, a woman divorce and family law attorney – but it’s not.  I grew up in [...]

Divorce Tips

By |2019-11-05T13:14:58+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, Divorce, Jill O'Connell|

6 Tips for Before Your Divorce Finding yourself in a divorce situation can be stressful.  There are ways you can reduce some of the stress in your divorce.  And, one of the best ways I discuss with clients is to answer some questions for yourself and let your divorce attorney know what your decisions are [...]

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

By |2019-10-08T15:46:49+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 |2019-11-05T13:28:40+00:00January 17th, 2019|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

Divorce Lawyer Secrets I'd like to share with you some of the best divorce lawyer secrets that I know.  As a divorce lawyer, I share tips and information with my clients throughout their divorces, and today I'm going to share a few of my secrets with you. You want to know more about divorce lawyers [...]

Christmas Divorce Tips

By |2019-10-08T15:09:48+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 |2019-10-08T15:10:12+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 |2019-11-05T13:43:55+00:00November 21st, 2018|Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

  Divorced Holidays Divorce can feel like it changes everything, but when you’re a divorced parent, you are still a parent.  You are always a parent - and that mean that so is your ex-spouse.  When you have children, your divorce means that you are going to be divorced parents working through the holidays together.  [...]

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 [...]