Did you know that according to the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, divorce is the second most stressful life event you could experience? From grieving your marriage to managing your children’s reactions to the news, going through a divorce can be extremely overwhelming. In addition, navigating the legal complexities of a divorce can also take a toll […]
7 Tips for Finding a Great Divorce Lawyer in Texas
Are you going through a divorce? Perhaps you’re looking for someone who will protect your interests and help you get a fair settlement. Or maybe you want someone to give you objective advice, keep you calm and ease your stress during a divorce. If so, it would be best to hire a great divorce lawyer […]
Divorce Decree: What Is It and When Is It Issued?
In the state of Texas, 11% of marriages end in divorce. Even when a divorce is amicable, there are still myriad legalities that need to be addressed. So do you know what part the divorce decree plays in the process? Covering everything from child support to property division, this document is essential to protect your interests. […]
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 […]
Planning for Divorce Checklist: What to Do Before You Start Your Divorce
Believe it or not, a good divorce starts before it even happens. A good divorce is prepared. See the ultimate divorce checklist here. No one who gets married ever anticipates the way things might go south. The unfortunate reality is that while the divorce rate may be going down in recent years, many couples all […]
Do I Need to Hire a Divorce Attorney If My Spouse and I Agree on Everything?
My spouse and I agree on everything or nearly everything—do I still need a divorce attorney? Find out what’s recommended here. Do you really need a divorce attorney if you agree on everything with your spouse? You’re not required by law to have a lawyer, but you may want legal representation, even if you think […]