Texas Family Law: What do I take to my divorce lawyer on my first office visit?


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Once you have decided to hire your attorney, its the perfect attorney to come prepared and get started. We ask our new divorce client’s to bring in 1. Twelve months of bank statements, 2. Twelve months of credit card statements, 3. Updated Credit Report, 4. List of Assets/Debts, 5. Proof of inheritance or gift(s) received. […]

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Understanding the realities of your divorce……


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Divorce is complicated as it affects you, your children and members of your family. ¬†Many people have been hurt and many are angered at the reasons why the divorce happened. ¬† At times you will also find that members of your family will say negative comments about your ex to your kids. Regardless of whether […]

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Helping Kids Cope with Divorce – creating resources for those in need


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Kids have few resources to help them cope with divorce. That fact led me to write this kids book as well as create KidsFirstParentsSecond.Org, The site, which includes a children’s workshop area, references links within the site for parent and kid materials to help one and all in the family cope during a very difficult […]

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Is Your Ex Bullying you? Topic of Radio Talk Show April 17th, 2014


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You may be an adult but you can still be the subject of being bullied by your ex. Examples of bullying are many and the consequences on your children profound. Twenty one years of practicing law have taught me that you can never be intimidated by a bully. The best approach is to go on […]

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Texas Family Law: I want 50-50 rights to my child, is this possible?


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Texas presumes that both parent’s are joint managing conservator’s. Joint Managing Conservator’s are given equal independent rights to the child, with a few minor exceptions. Parent’s who want 50-50 normally refer to their visitation schedules, and not their actual legal rights over their child. Court’s normally are reluctant to afford parties equal periods of time […]

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installment loans Texas Family Law: How is an informal settlement conference different than a mediation?


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An informal settlement conference is an informal process where the parties and their attorney’s meet and attempt to settle their disputes at a designated location. http://www.woolieewe.com/bad-credit-installment-loans.html “> Mediation requires the parties and their counsel to appear before a mediator, who is an individual who has an expertise in negotiating disputed issues. The mediator normally will […]

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Texas Family Law: Keeping a quality relationship with your children: Geographic restriction cases


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The idea of a geographic restriction is that it is in the best interest of a child to maintain relationships with family, school(s) and friends. The geographic restriction does not mean that either party can not TRAVEL with the child outside the restricted area. A party wishing to lift a geographic restriction has the burden […]

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Texas Discovery: Request for Admissions


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In certain divorce cases it will serve your interests if your attorney serves the opposing party with request for admissions. With admissions, a party has to stipulate to certain facts, such as committing adultery during the marriage. Request for admissions is an effective technique to bring your case to a close, either by informal or […]

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See your ex for who they really are, your child’s other parent


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The million dollar question for most parent’s in a divorce is: How do you communicate with your ex concerning the needs of their children? The answer is you don’t, or at least not very well. What is required is to change your focus from thinking about your ex to thinking about the needs of your […]

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Texas Discovery: Interrogatories


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In Divorce cases, interrogatories are written questions SERVED upon a party to obtain relevant information. The total number of interrogatories able to be asked is limited by statute. Answers to interrogatories must be verified, meaning you must sign in front of a notary and swear that the information provided is true and correct. Your lawyer […]

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