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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 |2019-05-16T15:48:41+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, [...]

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 [...]

Back to School Divorce Fails

By |2019-07-10T16:28:00+00:00August 17th, 2018|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

Back to School Divorce Fails It is that time of year that makes most parents happy and most kids sad, whether you're a divorced parent or not.  Summer is over. School is starting in Denton County, Texas. It is starting this week. This time of year can be both the best of time and the [...]

Navigating Texas Divorce

By |2018-09-11T19:11:57+00:00August 15th, 2018|Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law|

Texas Divorce Divorce can be difficult, stressful, frightening and many other things.  But, what happens in your divorce doesn't have to be a mystery.  There are generally four parts, stages if you will, in your divorce. Pleadings Stage The first part of the divorce in Texas is the Pleadings time.  The first pleading to be [...]

Costs of Delaying Divorce

By |2018-04-30T18:54:14+00:00April 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 [...]