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Online Mediation Tips

By |2020-08-12T20:29:17+00:00August 12th, 2020|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

Divorces Settle Did you know the majority of divorce cases settle?  Research reported from several sources shows that it’s estimated that 95% of divorces settle using some form of negotiation for resolving the divorce issues.  Negotiations in divorce can happen using many different negotiation tools for conflicts and disputes.  Negotiation and settlement agreements can happen [...]

Texas Divorce During COVID-19

By |2020-07-24T14:28:05+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell, Mediation|

No one saw this coming.  No one planned for divorce during coronavirus, divorce during quarantine, Zoom meetings for divorce consultations or social distancing in courtrooms.  Even in normal circumstances divorce isn’t the same for any two people.  The coronavirus pandemic has given everyone some unique stories of pivoting in our new world, and a Texas [...]

Denton County Family Law & Divorce Attorney Jill O’Connell Elected to Texas Bar Foundation

By |2019-11-23T15:57:12+00:00February 14th, 2019|Blog, Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law, 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, [...]

Back to School Divorce Tips

By |2019-11-23T16:16:49+00:00August 29th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

  Quick Tips for Back to School & Divorce Summer break has flown by!  And, I've got a new post to kick off the new season! As summer ends and school resumes for the all the school districts in North Texas, I've got some quick reminders for you about Standard Possession in Texas divorce. 1- [...]

Denton County Standing Order 2017

By |2019-12-05T17:17:20+00:00January 18th, 2017|Divorce, Family Law|

DENTON COUNTY STANDING ORDER 2017 The Denton County District Court judges have approved a new version of the Denton County Standing Order.  The formal title is actually ‘Denton County Standing Order Regarding Children, Property and Conduct of the Parties’.  The Order is usually referenced as the ‘Standing Order’ or ‘Standing Orders’. New Denton County Standing [...]

Protecting Assets in Divorce

By |2019-12-08T00:35:16+00:00July 13th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Mediation|

  Protecting Assets in Divorce There are two primary parts of divorce law.  One part, that is in every divorce, is the area of property, including assets and liabilities.  The other part of divorce law is when there are children involved – and not every divorce has children involved.  But every divorce will deal with some [...]

Uncontested Divorce

By |2020-06-23T15:41:54+00:00May 25th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Uncontested Divorce We get a lot of calls in the office from people who tell us they have an uncontested divorce.  Truth is, they don’t all have uncontested divorces, for lots of different reasons that we’re not going to go into today.  But that brings me to this question -what is an uncontested divorce?  Is [...]

Agreed Divorce Questions and Answers

By |2016-10-30T04:34:39+00:00November 25th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Agreed Divorce – Questions and Answers Recently it seems as if I've answered the same agreed divorce questions over and over again and thought I’d post the questions and answers here in case you have wondered about these questions, too. Agreed Divorce Question 1: We have agreed to everything.  Do I need a lawyer? I get calls [...]

3 Types of Alternative Dispute Resolution

By |2016-10-30T04:34:48+00:00May 29th, 2014|Blog, Collaborative Law, Divorce, Family Law|

Alternative Dispute Resolution Alternative dispute resolution means other ways of reaching an agreement in a case besides going to trial.  There are formal and informal means of alternative dispute resolution. Informal Negotiations - Informal negotiation can happen directly between you and the opposing party in your case.  It can happen many ways.  You can have [...]