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.
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
After the devastating losses of Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that followed, all of us at Neal Ashmore Family Law Group want to send our thoughts and prayers to everyone affected by this crisis - we stand with you as you work to recover and ... » Learn More about In the wake of Hurricane Harvey
Summer vacation is upon us, and parents all over the country are seeing their daily routines thrown into disarray. After a divorce, it may be even harder to manage summer schedules if you were used to sharing the daily duties of covering childcare. ... » Learn More about Think Twice before Leaving Your Kids Home Alone in the Summer
This is a topic people ask about a lot and I’ve written about it before, but with Father’s Day just around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to dust it off. Father’s Day always falls on the third Sunday in June. Mothers have their day in ... » Learn More about Five Rules for Father’s Day, for the Divorced and Not Divorced Alike
Many people ask me when is it best to seek out the help of a lawyer. While this may sound self-serving since I am an attorney, the one absolute truth about family law litigation is the counsel and advice of a qualified attorney at the earliest stage ... » Learn More about When Do I Need To See a Lawyer?
Divorcing couples often want to stay out of court and resolve all of their issues peacefully. This is, and has been, possible for many years, but Collaborative Law now paves a path that couples can go down by agreeing to every step of the ... » Learn More about How to Resolve a Divorce Using Collaborative Law