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
Neal Ashmore Family Law has received a Dallas/Fort Worth Tier One ranking in Family Law on the 2020 Best Law Firms list published by Best Lawyers in U.S. News & World Report. Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized ... » Learn More about 2020 Best Law Firms Honors Neal Ashmore Law Group
Neal Ashmore Family Law Group is proud to announce the firm has been voted Best Family Law Firm in the 2019 edition of Best of Denton County. “We are extremely proud to serve the North Texas area and to receive this honor,” Partner William F. ... » Learn More about Neal Ashmore Family Law Group Voted Best of Denton County 2019
Neal Ashmore Family Law Group has two lawyers recognized for Family Law in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Founding partners William F. Neal and L. James Ashmore are listed for the second year in a row. “Family law cases can be challenging ... » Learn More about William F. Neal and L. James Ashmore Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020
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 ... » Learn More about Child Support is Going Up
I have been asked this question many times over the years. The answer is – it depends. According to the Social Security Administration, if you are divorced, but your marriage lasted 10 years or longer, you can receive benefits on your ex-spouse's ... » Learn More about Am I Entitled To My Ex-Spouse’s Social Security Benefits After They Die?
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
Father’s Day can be a difficult time for many children due to many factors, including divorce. As a result, many children don’t have the opportunity for what many consider a “traditional” Father’s Day. I’d like to share some thoughts about the ... » Learn More about Father’s Day-From a Family Law Attorney’s Perspective
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.
Mother’s Day can be a difficult time for many children due to many factors including divorce. As a result, many children don’t have the opportunity for what many consider a “traditional” Mother’s Day. I’d like to share some thoughts about the ... » Learn More about Mother’s Day – From a Family Law Attorney’s Perspective