Defining a Complex Divorce: There is No “TRY”— only “DO”

Defining a Complex Divorce: There is No “TRY”— only “DO”

There is no TRY in divorce.  That doesn’t stop clients from trying to fix their own problems before even asking for help.  When a client walks into my office for a first consult with a printed spreadsheet detailing the division of the estate, I am impressed and...
10 Reasons that You Should Not Represent Yourself in Divorce: Doing it Right the First Time and the Pitfalls of “No Contest” Divorces

10 Reasons that You Should Not Represent Yourself in Divorce: Doing it Right the First Time and the Pitfalls of “No Contest” Divorces

There are somethings you can afford to cross your fingers and hope to get right without much effort.  Divorce is not one of them.  Too often, I get hired to “fix” the wrongs of a couple who thought (admirably so), that they would agree to all the terms of the divorce,...
“Breaking” Tradition: Filing for Divorce During the Holidays

“Breaking” Tradition: Filing for Divorce During the Holidays

Let’s face it.  Nobody wants to be alone during the holidays.  From the carving of the turkey, through the eggnog and onto the matching Christmas pajamas, morning giggles of sheer delight from the children, we all love the holidays… at least in theory.   Being...
Chicks Unhitched: Why You Should Consider Leaving Home to Heal from Divorce

Chicks Unhitched: Why You Should Consider Leaving Home to Heal from Divorce

Chicks Unhitched A year ago almost to the day, I visited a place that I consider one of the most physically beautiful, cloistered sanctuaries in the country, located one-hour outside Asheville North Carolina, called Lakeview at Fontana.  This year, again I traveled to...
Rethinking Passwords: the Ashley Madison Hack

Rethinking Passwords: the Ashley Madison Hack

On August 18, 2015, a group calling itself the Impact Team busted into 33 of the 36 million email addresses from users of AshleyMadison.com.   This lewd and lascivious site designed for married people to meet other married people online and engage in a previously...

How does COVID-19 affect my case or court order?

There have been several emergency orders issued by the Collin County District Courts, Dallas County District Courts, Denton County Districts, Tarrant County Districts, and the Supreme Court of Texas. Click the link below to learn more.