That post on Facebook. That tweet about how you feel today. That snap of you at lunch. All of this can be used in litigation. What may seem like an innocent post or tweet or pic can turn into something not so innocent when looked at through the eyes of your opposing counsel. For example,… Read More


So, you guessed it, I had to get new tires this week. Since we bought this SUV I have hated the tires that were on it, but I was told they can’t be bad because they are Pirrelli’s. After all Pirrelli has made a name for themselves as a high-end tire manufacturer. But when I… Read More


I was forced into a “vacation” this week. It’s really not a vacation. My parents needed some help after surgery complications so I came to help out and I brought my youngest child with me. I really did not have the time to come here. Work has been busy. My home life has been hectic… Read More


Many times people come to see me when they feel as though they have run out of options. They always tell me that there is no way the other side is going to agree to ANYTHING that my potential client wants. I usually have a conversation that goes something like this, “Courts require us to… Read More


In the family law world we throw out this phrase all the time, “Standard Possession Order”. This phrase is set into our minds because the Texas Family Code presumes this to be the best interest of the child. However, Standard is not always best for every situation. Take for example the following: Mom works a… Read More


One of the first questions you are going to get asked if you go to see a divorce attorney is “do you have any property?” You may be thinking about a house or real estate and yes your attorney is asking about that as well as things like vehicles, vacation homes, timeshares, etc. Why do… Read More


You have been going about your business for years as a single person. You’ve lived a separate life. You’ve dated. Your friends think you are single. You, however, know that this is false. You know that many years ago you got married. Maybe it was for love, maybe not, but whatever the reason you got… Read More


Ok, let’s face it, unless you and your spouse agree on EVERYTHING a divorce is going to be expensive. There is just no way around it if you cannot reach an agreement outside of attorneys. So if you are in this boat here are a few tips to saving you money on legal fees: 1.… Read More


Many times I hear people arguing about the smallest of items. Some of these have sentimental value, some are animals that both parties love, but sometimes it is just so the other person does not get the item. When a divorce is involved sometimes emotions take over and you lose site of the bigger picture.… Read More


I recently had to go through this process and found it a bit difficult to understand so I thought, why not share it with everyone. In order to change your name with driver’s license and social security you either need a Court Order or a Marriage Certificate. If you do not have either of these,… Read More