Tag Archives: Dallas Divorce

Beware of fake text message evidence

The hashtag #altfacts has become popular recently after a Trump spokeswoman offered “alternative facts” to a news report. Many assert the alternative facts are, actually, falsehoods. Texas divorce lawyers face “alternative facts” frequently. Sometimes, people interpret a situation differently, making the alternative facts more about their perception, not factual falsities. On the other hand, facts … Continue Reading

Can a psychological evaluation in a custody case determine who is lying?

Oftentimes, people going through a custody dispute want to have psychological evaluations to show the judge "who is lying" to the court about some issue or another. Conversely, some people going through psychological evaluations in a custody case become concerned that the other person will "lie" to the evaluator through charm or outright deception and sway the results of the evaluation.… Continue Reading

Questions to ask yourself before filing for divorce.

As a Dallas divorce lawyer, I am often asked what can one do to prepare themselves for the filing of a divorce. A divorce can be one of the most stressful and emotionally involved experiences of your life. So before filing for divorce it is important to ask yourself some key questions to make sure you understand the legal process and are prepared for the emotional involvement a divorce requires.… Continue Reading

Counseling Not Required for Texas Divorces.

Approximately two weeks ago a bill sponsored by State Representative Warren Chisum (R) requiring couples to attend counseling prior to filing for divorce died in the 81st legislative session. Under House Bill 480, the party seeking a divorce would have been required to attend ten hours of counseling in conflict management, communication skills and forgiveness skills… Continue Reading
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