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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, [...]

Information Gathering in Texas Divorce – Navigating Texas Divorce Series

By |2019-11-23T15:52:02+00:00September 11th, 2018|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

  Information Gathering Stage - Navigating Divorce When you are navigating divorce the second part of the Texas divorce is the information gathering stage.  You and your divorce attorney will begin discussing and working on gathering information about your finances including income and debts, property, accounts and other information.  And, you will exchange some information [...]

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 [...]

Family Law Questions Rarely Heard

By |2019-12-08T00:29:32+00:00February 15th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Family Law Questions Rarely Heard Family law questions, marital relationship statutes and divorce law questions and answers are the things we family law attorneys work with and talk about every day.  But, there are some interesting things in the Texas Family Code that I don’t get to talk about most days in the office.  Interesting [...]

Child Support Modification

By |2019-12-05T17:15:46+00:00January 25th, 2017|Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law|

Modifying Child Support Updated for 2019! Divorce Decrees are final orders.   However, that doesn’t mean that what is in there can never be changed.  Child support can be changed under certain circumstances. Statutory Change And, effective in 2015, two specific ways the court may modify or change child support are included in divorce decrees.  And, [...]