Family Law Articles

Should We Settle Our Divorce Before Hiring Lawyers?

Should We Settle Our Divorce Before Hiring Lawyers?

Often people try to settle their divorce before engaging lawyers in their case. Most are motivated to keep lawyers out of the process in order to save money, but some are also trying to be amicable so that co-parenting will be smoother and believe that lawyers will muddy the relationships. They anticipate that they will […]

How to Negotiate Alimony in Texas

How to Negotiate Alimony in Texas

Are you expecting to get paid alimony as a result of your divorce? Here’s what to know about (and how to fight for) alimony in Texas: 11% of Texan women are divorced, and most people assume that nearly all of them receive alimony. Yet very few of them do. This is because alimony in Texas is […]

When to Divorce an Addict

It does not matter whether the addiction is to alcohol, prescription drugs, or even illegal drugs. An addiction is an addiction and it affects everyone in a relationship with the addict.  Addictions become the number one priority of the addict’s life.  That is the nature of an addiction – it controls everything! How do you […]

Visitation During a Pandemic

How should parents handle visitation during a pandemic?  This is new territory not only for parents, but also for Courts.  The Courts have given us some guidelines. First, the Courts have released Orders which state that parents should treat visitation plans the same as if the children were actually attending school each day and not […]

Business Ownership and Divorce in Texas

Texas is a community property state. When couples file for divorce, both the community property and marital debts must be split. When the term “community property” is used, it is often presumed that this relates to items such as the marital home, vehicles owned by the couple, assets within the marital home, vacation homes, and […]