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Free Divorce Advice?

By |2019-11-23T15:59:42+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 [...]

Texas Divorce Grounds

By |2019-10-08T15:27:07+00:00May 24th, 2018|Blog, Divorce|

Grounds for Divorce The Original Petition for Divorce is the pleading (the filed document) that starts divorce in Texas.  The Original Petition for Divorce must include several things according to the Texas Family Code.  One of the elements that must be included is the “why” the court may grant a divorce.  The “why” is a [...]

Divorce & Mother’s Day

By |2019-11-23T16:02:20+00:00May 10th, 2018|Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Life|

Divorce and Mother’s Day Divorce is a tricky time for most holidays, but Mother’s Day can be especially tough.  Moms are nurturers, calendar managers, bus drivers, chauffeurs, paramedics, chefs and launderers.  They wear so many hats!  Taking care of themselves can get pushed to the bottom of the to-do list.  If you are going through [...]

Divorce & Summers

By |2018-12-07T17:28:41+00:00May 5th, 2018|Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce|

DIVORCE & SUMMER It can feel like divorce changes everything.  But, there are some things that stay the same and if you have kids one of those things that stays the same is summer time. Whether you are divorcing or divorced you still have to figure out what to do with your kids all summer. [...]

3 Tips After Divorce

By |2018-12-07T17:28:52+00:00April 10th, 2018|Blog, Divorce|

3 Tips for After Your Divorce After your divorce, there are a few things you should do to make your transition as smooth as it possibly can be. 1) Final Decree of Divorce Read your decree thoroughly within a few days of your final divorce proceeding.  Give yourself a little bit of a breather and [...]

Divorce Podcasts

By |2018-12-07T17:29:05+00:00March 29th, 2018|Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

Podcasts During Divorce? Podcasts have a been around long enough to have a pretty reliable reputation and a pretty loyal following.  I’ve known people who have loved listening to podcasts, recommended podcasts, and are always talking about their newest podcast or a great one they just found.  I was just never interested. But, I’ve recently [...]

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 [...]

Mindful Divorce

By |2019-12-08T00:29:58+00:00February 10th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Mindful Divorce Make a plan.  Be purposeful about your actions and choices in your divorce. Avoid unnecessary pitfalls by staying focused during your divorce.  Be mindful of your decisions, the present, and your divorce.  Focus on your goals, the information you need to understand and the things that are most important to you in your [...]

3 Divorce & Money Questions

By |2019-12-05T17:09:39+00:00February 2nd, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Divorce Questions: Money Divorce is the process of getting you 'unmarried'.  Your divorce lawyer will guide you, counsel you and direct you through the legal process.  But, there are some areas of your marriage and your divorce that you have to get the answers to yourself so that you know the information and you can [...]

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 [...]