There is an interesting lesson to be drawn about interpersonal communications and the value of using an intermediary to improve communications during a divorce from a poetic play written more than 100 years ago. Cyrano de Bergerac was a 17th-century ... » Learn More about Speak for Yourself – Except During a Divorce
What I've learned in 46 years as a Family Lawyer: The first thing to do when you start thinking of getting a divorce --- GET A WILL. If you already have one, I'll bet it is what we call "Sweetheart Wills." You leave everything to your spouse, ... » Learn More about The first thing to do when you start thinking of getting a divorce
Texas child support is getting a raise Every six years, the State of Texas reviews the formulas used to calculate child support payments. This year, they are raising the “cap limit” to adjust for inflation. The new formula goes into effect in just ... » Learn More about Child Support is Going Up
Sometimes divorce happens. It could be because one spouse is unfaithful, the couple fights all the time about money or a myriad of other reasons. Unfortunately, in many of the saddest and ugliest cases I’ve seen, a relationship is brought to an end ... » Learn More about Protecting Yourself with a Protective Order in Cases of Domestic Violence
Maybe I am just getting old - or perhaps 30 to 40 years ago all this talk about 401(k)’s, IRA’s, QDRO’s and the like were misunderstood by everyone. Whatever the reason, a lot of new clients are coming to me with questions and problems about ... » Learn More about Retirement Lost! Yes, It Can Happen.
For the last few years in my practice of Family Law, it seems every case involving children there has been the issue of equal (50/50) possession. I applaud both parents wanting to step up during or after a divorce and share the tremendous rigors of ... » Learn More about Equal Possession (50/50) does not Equal No Child Support
Folks that come to see me for consultations about divorce with children are always worried and always have the lingo down wrong. They have talked to their neighbor, a co-worker, a friend, or a family member living in another state who has been ... » Learn More about Know the “Legal Lingo” of Child Custody
Do you know what is expected of you if you are the Executor of an estate or a will in Texas? There are quite a few duties and obligations that are the legal obligation of the Executor of an estate, so let’s look at the process step by step. Taking ... » Learn More about Your Job as Executor of an Estate
If you have a family member or loved one die, you may be surprised or even shocked to find that their Will is very different from what you were expecting. Especially if you had seen a copy of the Will previously, but the Will being presented now is ... » Learn More about What Makes a Will Invalid?
Neal Ashmore Family Law Group is a proud sponsor of Denton County Friends of the Family. They provide compassionate, comprehensive services to those impacted by rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence, while partnering with the community to promote ... » Learn More about Join Us in Supporting Denton County Friends of the Family on North Texas Giving Day 2017