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O’Neil and Wysocki recognized among best divorce lawyers in Dallas area and Texas

Michelle O’Neil and Michael D. Wysocki, Shareholders of O’Neil Wysocki, P.C., have been named to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers List for family law. Only 5% of lawyers statewide are recognized. O’Neil was also named as one of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Texas for all practice areas, Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers … Continue Reading

Michelle O’Neil named to list of Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texas

Michelle May O’Neill, Shareholder at Godwin Lewis, P.C., has been chosen for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers® listing for the fourth consecutive year. In addition to her selection for the 2014 list, Attorney O’Neil was honored with three Super Lawyers® top lists: Top 100 Lawyers in Texas, Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texas, and Top … Continue Reading

Habeas granted – no jail for failure to pay a debt

The Dallas court of appeals granted the petition for writ of habeas corpus this week in a case where a lady was jailed for civil contempt of court for failure to pay a debt to her ex-husband. In the divorce decree, the wife was ordered to pay $40,000 to the husband as part of the property division contained in the decree. The specific terms of the property awarded referenced the obligation as a "debt" but ordered a date specific by which she was to make the payment. The day after the passing of the payment deadline, the ex-husband filed for contempt of court against the ex-wife for nonpayment. The Hunt County judge held her in civil contempt and ordered her to jail until she paid the $40,000.… Continue Reading

Best Texas divorce lawyers list

Founding Attorney Michelle May O'Neil and Associate Attorney Katie Lewis, or O'Neil & Attorneys Dallas family law firm, were named to the 2013 Texas Super Lawyers List for divorce. Super Lawyers uses a rigorous, multi-phase evaluation process in order to select attorneys in each state for its final listings. Only 5% of attorneys in Texas are included in the Texas Super Lawyers list.… Continue Reading

Learning How To Do a Rain Dance

Here's why you should hire my lawyers to represent you in your Dallas area divorce: We have a been-there, done-that perspective based on our extensive experience in divorce, child custody, and complex marital property litigation. We have hands-on real world experience from the ground up in family law matters in Texas. Our experience allows us to distinguish the real, meaningful issues from the ones that don't matter.… Continue Reading

Toddler Tug of War Article Quotes Dallas Family Law Attorney O’Neil

Dallas Family Law Attorney Michelle May O'Neil was cited in an article published today in the Texas Lawyer news magazine. The article entitled Toddler Tug of War: Mother and Couple at Odds in Parental Rights Termination Case by John Council discusses a case pending in the Houston 1st Court of Appeals seeking to terminate a mother's parental rights when the baby was secreted from the mother by the father and unknowingly placed with a prospecitve adoptive family.… Continue Reading
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