At the conclusion of a family law proceeding, a party can feel that the decision of either the judge or jury was incorrect. In such a scenario, it may be proper to appeal the judgment or verdict to a higher court. The process of appealing a trial ... » Learn More about Appealing Your Case – The Process
Been unable to find separate places for your "stuff" between you and your divorcing spouse? Can't reach that agreement on who takes the 55" HDTV and who gets the Entertainment Center in which the HDTV once sat? Well, you aren't alone. This ... » Learn More about What’s Going to Happen to “My Stuff” during my Divorce? The Fate of your Personal Property at the Hands of the Judicial System
The comedian George Carlin made a reputation out of his epic routine talking about everyone's "stuff" and how important it is to each of us. Carlin died in 2008, but his point is still alive and well today. While he doesn't address it in his routine, ... » Learn More about What’s Going to Happen to my “Stuff” if I Divorce?
First, let me say unequivocally that having a Prenuptial or Premarital Agreement is the best thing you can do to protect your present assets and future accumulation of assets. If done correctly and attended to throughout the marriage, the prenupt is ... » Learn More about Having a Problem Convincing your Fiancé on getting a Prenuptial? 17 Things to do to Still Protect Yourself.
Peyton Manning is an NFL quarterback. I am an attorney. You might be a school teacher, fireman, electrician, CEO, small business owner, stay-at-home mom/dad, or any vocation that you have made your career or life purpose. Peyton Manning is facing a ... » Learn More about Peyton Manning’s Dilemma is Also Our Daily Dilemma
"I believe . . . I believe . . . it's silly, but I believe". Little 2nd grader Susan (played by Natalie Wood) repeats that phrase over and over on Christmas Day as she drives home with her mom (played by Maureen O'Hara) and new lawyer friend (played ... » Learn More about The Message of ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ – Lessons For Everyone
It happens. And, it is happening a lot more than in the past thanks to the 2009 Texas Legislature making the visit between your child and the Judge mandatory on certain issues and advisory on other issues. Assuming this avenue of inquiry has any ... » Learn More about So, your teenager wants to talk to the Judge…
Not exactly the same way it is told in the Old Testament in I Kings - and the Judge is not calling for a sword to cut a child in half - but in modern day terms the result is similar. The concept of letting one parent be the primary parent for one ... » Learn More about The Judgment of Solomon is alive and well in Family Law Courts…
Soccer. Baseball. Basketball. Karate. Scouting. Piano. Football. Any of these (plus more) sound familiar to you as activities you (and your child) want to participate in as an extracurricular activity? Who, as a parent, doesn't want their child to ... » Learn More about Extracurricular Activities – wandering the Family Law desert without a legal compass
Recently, I was challenged by Cordell Parvin, the respected Legal Coach and Author, to the phenomenon sweeping the country known as the "Ice Bucket Challenge". As anyone who has any presence in social media, or access to a TV, car radio or the ... » Learn More about Charity and Divorce – can they Co-exist?