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Texas Prove Up Hearing

By |2019-11-05T13:47:46+00:00October 7th, 2019|Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

A Texas prove up hearing is used in a divorce to finish a case and enter a divorce decree. It usually happens when we've got an agreement between you and your ex-spouse, and everyone has signed a decree of divorce. Saying that the decree of divorce has been signed off by everybody means that all [...]

Divorce Tips – Divorce Goals

By |2019-11-19T22:01:48+00:00July 13th, 2019|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

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 and Money Tips

By |2019-10-08T15:08:34+00:00May 16th, 2019|Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

Divorce and Money Tips             Knowledge is power in divorce. Knowledge about your money will help you make divorce decisions.  When you find yourself in divorce, there will be a time when you are gathering information.  And, one of the areas you will be gathering information about is your estate.  Your estate includes property, accounts, [...]

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 [...]

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 |2019-11-20T19:40:44+00:00December 20th, 2018|Blog, Divorce, 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- After Divorce or During Divorce First tip is to remember how much you love your kid or kids regardless of divorce.  You [...]

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 [...]