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Keeping the Financial Peace

In every divorce, there is disappointment. Both parties often don't like rulings or even some agreements that are reached. They feel like they were treated unfairly or they may feel stuck in a situation that no longer works financially. Circumstances may have changed and a difficult situation has become impossible.

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Looking for Encouragement?

If you are on the receiving end of divorce news, things may look pretty overwhelming. The legal system is obviously expensive. Legal consequences of actions in a divorce may last a lifetime. And, divorce will be hard for you and your spouse.

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Want to Be Divorced by The End of The Year?

Around about late summer or early fall, some people decide that the time has arrived to end their marriage. Some people want to put off change until after the holidays, but others prefer to end things quickly and cleanly. They want to get on with their lives.

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10 Tips for Going to Court

If you are in a traditionally litigated divorce, you almost inevitably will end up in Court for a hearing. Here are some quick reminders of what you should do.

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Getting the Help You Need

Divorces can be simple, somewhat complicated or very complicated. At a time when more and more people want to “Do it Yourself”, some people seem to act as if their divorces were simpler than they are

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Time to Plan Your Summer Visitation Schedule

This is a brief Public Service Announcement. Attention all Texans with a Texas standard visitation schedule! If you read your summer schedule section, you will probably see that you have to notify the other parent of your desired summer possession schedule by April 1 or April 15, depending on whether you have the right to choose the primary residence of the child.

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How Do People Find Us?

We have made suggestions previously in several posts about how to find and choose an attorney. After some analysis, I figured out out that these methods seem to be the most common used by clients to find us.

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How Not to Start a Divorce

There are many articles about how to do various things, including getting divorced. This is a “what not to do” article: 10 things to avoid that will save you a lot of grief when you start a divorce. 1. Don't destroy records, including emails and other electronic information. Emails and website postings are becoming more and more important in divorce litigation, and you can't destroy information like that. Helpful or hurtful, you need to not delete information.

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What to Do if Your Spouse Files for Divorce 2013

Sometimes you are happy, and sometimes you are mad or sad or in shock or in denial. People react differently when they find out that a divorce is about to start up. No matter what your initial reaction is, you need to start preparing right away.

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Why You Should Use Mediation

Mediation is a common process used in the Family Courts system in Texas. It involves having a neutral third party meet with the two sides and their attorneys. In North Texas, we use mediation in most Family Law issues. Here's why.

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