"The practice of counselor at law is more than a mere trade or business, and those who engage in it are the guardians of ideals and traditions to which it is right that they should from time to time dedicate themselves anew." Hugh Patterson ... » Learn More about The Role of Attorney as Counselor In Divorce-What does that mean?
OMG - my lawyer and my spouse's lawyer act like friends - should I worry - or change lawyers? I can't help feeling uncomfortable with their friendliness. What if they are dating? I believe it is to your advantage if the lawyers get along. But, ... » Learn More about What if your Lawyer is Friends with the other Lawyer?
Mediation is meant to resolve disputes between litigants and have proven to be a very successful means to accomplish that purpose. Timing, however, is the key. If held at just the right time then the mediation can produce huge savings in costs, time, ... » Learn More about Early Mediations in Family Law – Good or Bad Thing?
No! The first rule is that a Court cannot divide separate property. So, without a lot of complicated footnotes attached, if the property in question was inherited, owned before the marriage, or was the result of personal injuries sustained while ... » Learn More about Everything will be Split 50/50 – Right?
The answer is simple. Prioritize what you want. The issues in any divorce or custody case are not one dimensional. They are multiple. Is it the right to decide where your child will reside the majority of the time? Do you want to be the one in charge ... » Learn More about How to Win in Divorce & Custody
Are you still hitting the gym every other day to get in shape and lose some pounds? Given up that nasty habit of smoking? Cut back on the alcohol as you promised yourself you would? Treating those around you nicer and more lovingly than in ... » Learn More about 2016 New Year Resolutions after a Month. How’s that working for you?
If you or your spouse is seeking a divorce and at least one of you has significant assets, including lottery winnings and/or inheritances, it is critical that you obtain a divorce attorney with significant experience in Texas high net worth divorce. ... » Learn More about I Won The Lottery, and Now I’m Getting Divorced
With school being back in session, parents who are separated will have to switch back to a different schedule for visitation with their children. We addressed summer visitation in an earlier blog, so it only fits to go over the basics of visitation ... » Learn More about School and Visitation for Separated and Divorced Parents
Often times the first setting in a family law case will be a Temporary Orders Hearing. Temporary Orders will obtain present relief from the court. A temporary orders hearing is typically set three to four weeks filing date. At that hearing, the court ... » Learn More about The Temporary Orders Hearing – What’s It About?
Many family law clients ask how long their case will last when they first come to their attorney for a consultation. While a primary concern can be the cost of the litigation, a lengthened proceeding can also wear at a party over the course of time. ... » Learn More about How Long Will My Case Last?