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O’Connell Law Firm Construction Update

By |2019-11-23T16:17:06+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Blog, Jill O'Connell|

O’Connell Law Firm, PC Construction Update! After many months of construction, we are happy to report that we are seeing the end to the construction on the I-35E frontage road in front of the office building.  Since the beginning of June, 2016 we have all had to battle the construction to get to the building. [...]

Divorce Myths

By |2019-12-08T00:29:07+00:00February 24th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

(sub)urban myths (sub)urban myths about family law, marriage and divorce We’ve all heard wives’ tales, tall tales and fables.  These are my office version of those types of stories for family law, marriage and divorce.  They are the questions I’m asked at parties and bbqs when people are pretty sure their favorite tv show or [...]

Tips to Avoid a Lengthy Divorce

By |2019-12-08T00:33:38+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Divorce, Jill O'Connell|

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 fast enough.  But, either way, that is the quickest a standard divorce can be completed in Texas.  The reason it [...]

What’s on my Desk?

By |2016-10-30T04:34:33+00:00August 10th, 2016|Blog, Jill O'Connell|

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 retirement to name a few, debts and liabilities, property characterization – is it separate property or community property and these [...]

Relocating After Divorce

By |2016-10-30T04:34:47+00:00July 8th, 2014|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

Relocating After Divorce Relocating after a divorce is often necessary, sometimes chosen and even sometimes mandatory.  Relocating is almost always discussed during a divorce under one circumstance or another.  What isn’t always discussed is what happens if a parent has to relocate after divorce out of the area of geographic restricted area. Primary Parent If [...]

Denton County Bar Association Awards

By |2016-10-30T04:34:49+00:00May 13th, 2014|Blog, Jill O'Connell, Our Office|

The Denton County Bar Association recently honored the O’Connell Law Firm P.C. Owner and Attorney, Jill O'Connell for her work with the Bar Association in the 2013-2014 year.  She received her awards at the Bar Association’s May 2014 business meeting that was held in Denton, Texas earlier this month. Jill is a member of the Denton [...]

Don’t forget about Summer Possession Notice

By |2016-10-30T04:34:56+00:00March 13th, 2014|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

Summer Possession Notice for the Managing Conservator Summertime is almost here!  And with it, summer possession notice needs to be sent out soon.  Schedules for parents with a Standard Possession schedule will start too.  So, as I’ve already posted,  parents who live 100 miles or less from each other need to give summer possession notice. [...]

Standard Possession Spring Tips

By |2018-03-29T21:24:51+00:00March 7th, 2014|Blog, Family Law, Family Life, Jill O'Connell|

Standard Possession Tips Spring Break in North Texas means it is time to figure out summer possession for most divorced parents. For divorced parents coparenting under a Standard Possession schedule in Texas, this means that the start to the spring and summer periods of possession and holidays are near.  There are deadlines that are set [...]

Today is Election Day

By |2016-10-30T04:34:57+00:00March 4th, 2014|Blog, Family Life, In the Media, Jill O'Connell|

I'm going to veer away from my usual family law and divorce topics and say 'Go Vote!' today. Today is primary election day in Texas.  This is the opportunity to make a change in your community or to confirm your current leadership  - whichever way you see it.  Whatever your opinion is, you have the [...]