Family Law Articles

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 […]

Self-Help Tips for Men Going Through Divorce

Self-Help Tips for Men Going Through Divorce

Nearly forty to fifty percent of marriages end in divorce. That’s a scary statistic to think about. Divorce is never easy. Sure, there are some things you can do so that it’s not that difficult, but it’s a trying time for anyone. When your marriage dissolves, you’ve got a lot on your plate. There’s finances, custody, the house to […]

How Does Divorce Impact Student Loans in Texas?

How Does Divorce Impact Student Loans in Texas?

Divorce can be incredibly difficult, but with 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce, they’re not uncommon. It’s also true that student loans in Texas are common. The average Texan has over $26,000 in student loan debt. If you’re going through a divorce, you’re in a lot of pain. The decision to divorce is a difficult one, but it […]

What to Ask Your Collin County Divorce Attorney

What to Ask Your Collin County Divorce Attorney

Meeting with your divorce lawyer for the first time can be a nervous and uncomfortable situation. It doesn’t have to be, though, as long as you are prepared and collected. The amount of information surrounding a divorce can be overwhelming, so you shouldn’t be afraid to ask questions. In fact, lawyers prefer that you take […]

5 Steps to Hiring the Right Divorce Law Firm

5 Steps to Hiring the Right Divorce Law Firm

Though the overall United States divorce rate has dropped in recent years, if your marriage is ending it can be hard to take comfort in statistics. Even in the best circumstance, divorce is difficult and if you have a family it can be particularly challenging to manage. A divorce brings with it a lot of uncertainty, but […]

7 Ways to Protect Your Credit in a Divorce

Your credit score affects everything from your ability to qualify for a new credit card, car loan or home loan — to even your auto insurance rate. Here are seven ways you can protect your credit during a divorce. Run your credit report. Every credit or loan item on the credit report needs to be […]