Family Law Articles

What are the Laws Pertaining to a Military Divorce

What are the Laws Pertaining to a Military Divorce

Between the long tours away from home and the new expectations of family life, 22 percent of active military members expect to be divorced this year. While the facts of each relationship will differ from couple to couple, the laws pertaining to a military divorce can be just as complicated. Depending on where you live and what […]

8 Tips for Navigating a Peaceful Divorce

8 Tips for Navigating a Peaceful Divorce

Coming to the decision that you need a divorce is painful, scary, and overwhelming. The way the media portrays divorce doesn’t help! Your divorce proceedings don’t have to be that way. There are couples who have peaceful divorces and minimize the pain for all parties. Learn eight ways to copy their success below. 1. Keep […]

How to File For a No Fault Divorce

How to File For a No Fault Divorce

Have you and your spouse decided to go your separate ways? If you have chosen to end your marriage, a no fault divorce can make the process as quick and painless as possible. Once you have made a decision to part ways, you don’t have to spend time tied up in lengthy court proceedings. But, […]

Top 10 Guide to Child Custody Modification in Texas

Top 10 Guide to Child Custody Modification in Texas

Out of everything that’s scary in a divorce, children are the highest priority. And if your child doesn’t end up in the right place, you want to make sure your child custody modification is done right. It’s a pressing legal concern–there were over 80,000 divorce cases in Texas in 2012. But you won’t win your custody battle […]

The Financial Implications Divorce May Cause

The Financial Implications Divorce May Cause

The average cost of a divorce is usually between $15,000-$20,000. However, there are lots of different factors that can quickly make that number climb even higher. We know that understand divorce and finances adds even more stress to an already emotional time. However, especially if you’re considering getting a divorce, it’s essential to understand the financial […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Divorce

The Dos and Don’ts of Divorce

Thinking of getting a divorce? It’s not uncommon, seeing as the divorce rate in the United States is nearly half the marriage rates in the country. However, you have to ask if you’re ready for it. How sure are you about the process? Do you know which forms to fill and what to avoid so you don’t […]

Important Questions to Ask Before a Divorce

Important Questions to Ask Before a Divorce

Nearly 40% of first marriages end in divorce, while between 60-73% of second and third marriages also don’t make it. We know that these numbers can be a bit harrowing, but it’s important to remember that marriage counseling is always on option. However, sometimes, it really is in the best interest of not only the couple themselves, but […]

Hiring a Collaborative Divorce Lawyer? Here’s What to Ask

Hiring a Collaborative Divorce Lawyer? Here’s What to Ask

Upon entering into marriage, nobody expects that one day they’ll have to go through a divorce. Unfortunately, it’s a fact of life that sometimes can’t, and shouldn’t, be avoided. Right now, between 40 and 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. Many of these cases involve drawn-out legal battles, fighting, and emotional stress felt by the entire […]

6 Common Divorce Myths

6 Common Divorce Myths

Until death do us part. True for some couples, perhaps. But given that over 70,000 divorces take place every year in Texas, it isn’t applicable to everyone. When our marriages break down, there can be little choice but to divorce. If that’s the case, you might think you already know what to expect. You might even think […]