How you prepare for your divorce is as important (if not more important) than the as the actual divorce process. Here are some keys to making the divorce process go smoothly. 1) Become as informed as you can be about your financial life. The more information that you have about your finances the better position you will be in to make decisions. If your spouse is normally the one … [Read more...] about 3 Keys to Preparing for Divorce
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Sometimes in a divorce it can seem like you have no control over any decisions about your future. When you litigate a divorce, you often give up control of what will happen. A judge will issue an order dividing your assets and dictating custody and visitation based on the evidence presented to the court and submitted during a hearing. Or the attorneys will assist in negotiating a settlement … [Read more...] about How to Be In Control of Your Divorce Outcome
For people in the divorce process, fearing the unknown is very common. What may be helpful is to understand that your fears are not unique. Here are some of the most common fears that clients have in most divorce cases: Fear of the Unknown What will life look like afterwards? How long will the divorce take? What will it look like for our kids? Will the … [Read more...] about Common Divorce Fears
On May 26, 2020, the Texas Supreme Court issued a Seventeenth Emergency Order in which it renewed provision (6.) from its Twelfth Emergency Order relating to possession and access to children under current court orders. This current emergency order renews its order such that the original published school district’s schedule shall control for all periods of possession of and access to a child. … [Read more...] about 2020 Summer Possession Schedules During the Pandemic
Mary, I has been a while since we have spoken. These last few months have been a very good healing time for both me and my child. The Lord is good - He has truly carried me through this entire ordeal. I will never be able to put into words how I feel about all you did for me. This card I believe tells a little about how my heart feels: “Some feelings stay with us forever- tucked away in the quiet … [Read more...] about Laurie O.
Dear Mary, I think of you often and hope you are doing well. This month, in particular, I have thought of you. Three years ago you and I met. I am 100% certain, that, without you, supporting me and gently guiding me, that I would have remained exactly where I was. Words cannot express how incredibly grateful I feel for your diligence in getting the divorce completed. Honestly, without your … [Read more...] about Lisa P.
Mary Jones was truly a blessing from above!!! We are privileged to be parents of eight children. Our large family is relocating seven hours away and in the midst of it we were dealing with obtaining delayed birth certificates for two of them. Our case was so rare that even a few people in district clerk’s office were uninformed of the process of it. This explains the reason … [Read more...] about Jessica and John M.
Mary, Thank you for all of your work. It’s been a rough year but I think we’re there! Hope your holidays are bright. … [Read more...] about Karen M.