It seems to be solid wisdom to "know where you're going." That's why it's important to ask your attorney for a roadmap of how the divorce process is expected to work for you. Every client comes to the family lawyer with unique circumstances. It's ... » Learn More about The Roadmap to Success
"Children of any age will feel reassured to know that mom and dad are still in charge and have control of what is going on." This is a quote from a blog post written by my friend and collaborative colleague, Robin Watts. In her "We've Decided to Get ... » Learn More about Parents Still in Charge
A wife who suspects her husband is hiding something is usually right. A husband who thinks his wife is seeing someone else behind his back is usually right. Not always, but most spouses who have been married a long time and familiar with the others' ... » Learn More about My Spouse is Hiding Something, and No–I’m Not Paranoid
By now you've probably seen the incriminating video of Ray Rice, the former NFL running back for the Baltimore Ravens, popping his then-fiancee in the face and knocking her out cold in an elevator. It's not a pretty sight, and I'm sure Mr. Rice would ... » Learn More about The Old 1-2-3 Punch of Family Violence
Sometimes just being an ordinary, sit-on-the-sideline, watching-what-happens type of parent doesn't cut it when your kids are at stake in a custody battle. My colleagues and I entertain the question almost every day from parents seeking to "win" ... » Learn More about NOT YOUR ORDINARY PTA MOM: BUILDING A CUSTODY BATTLE ADVANTAGE
I, too, am saddened by the tragic outcome of what seems to be a depression-caused suicide of the best alien I've ever gotten to know. Robin Williams bounced onto the T.V. scene playing Mork from Ork in the series "Happy Days" in the mid 1970s. You ... » Learn More about Those Were Happy Days, Mork!
There are so many decisions to be made when starting a divorce. The first big one is which road to take. We've all heard the old Scottish folk song, "The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond", or simply "Loch Lomond" for short, first published in ... » Learn More about You Take The Low Road, I’ll Take The…
Can you imagine a divorce playing out with the same unreal intensity as the movie Sharknado? I have seen divorces that make Sharknado, and the freshly caught-and-released Sharknado 2, seem real and believable. Now that's scary! Some married ... » Learn More about Divorce Makes Sharknado Seem Real!
The use of pre-made, or check-the-box, forms in a Texas divorce can be perilous for one or both of the parties in a divorce. The result is usually that one or both of the parties retain lawyers within a couple of years to straighten out the mess ... » Learn More about Go Ahead, Divorce Form-User, Make My Day
Dividing intellectual property in a divorce can be tricky sometimes. I've had the pleasure of representing artists, singer/songwriters, and authors over the years. These cases often don't look any different than other cases where you usually see the ... » Learn More about Splitting Recordings, Books, and Other Copyrighted Assets in a Divorce