July 22, 2016

I Think It’s Time to Leave

I hear that phrase a lot in my practice. People call or they come in and they are lost. They do not know what to do […]
July 13, 2016

Debt Collection Scams

While I realize this is not about family law, last night I got a call from a friend because she had a voicemail from a “process-server” […]
July 8, 2016

The Uh Ohs of Poorly Drafted Divorce Decrees

Many people file for divorce themselves. I believe that several cases lend themselves to not needing an attorney as I discussed in a previous post here, […]
July 7, 2016

7 Steps to Active Listening in Family Law

You might be asking yourself, what does active listening have to do with a family law attorney. I see a couple of ways in which active […]
July 5, 2016

Can You File For Divorce Without an Attorney?

The short answer is yes. Yes you read that right, I said yes you can. I am even going to give you a checklist to help […]
July 1, 2016

Family Law is Like a Puzzle

My boy convinced me to buy him a puzzle today so after we came home from the store he started putting it together while I was […]
July 1, 2016

Six Steps to Step-Parent Adoptions

I’ve talked in the past about same-sex couple step-parent adoptions, but what about the average step-parent adoption. The Texas Family Code provides guidance on accomplishing a […]
June 29, 2016

Deadly Shooting After Hearing In Arizona

Yesterday evening a grandfather shot and killed the mother and grandmother of his grandchild. Apparently he did not like the outcome from a hearing that had […]
June 29, 2016

Consultation Fees – Good or bad?

I get a lot of telephone calls asking if I charge a consultation fee. The simple answer is yes, but the more complicated answer is that […]