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Divorce, There’s Now an App For That!

Our DivorceApp -- Divorce Cost & Prep -- for the iPhone was featured on CBS 11 news last night. In an article entitled Divorce, There's Now An App For That, Carol Cavazos points out that there's over 100,000 iPhone apps and our's is the first for divorce. Here's the full article from their website and the video link:… Continue Reading

No Alienation of Affection Claims In Texas

Recently there has been quite a bit of media exposure over alienation of affection claims arising out of a North Carolina Court. Under the case in North Carolina, the mistress who was allegedly responsible for breaking up a 30 year marriage was sued by her lover's ex-wife and awarded $9M in damages! North Carolina is one of seven states to recognize alienation of affection claims, in which spouses can sue third parties that they allege interfered in their marriages. Texas, however, does not recognize alienation of affection claims in divorce cases.… Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Tips from Dallas Divorce Lawyer

How not to get divorced -- that type of advice is strange coming from a Dallas Divorce Lawyer. But, really I'd love nothing more than to be out of business and into some other line of work, all because people stayed married. Marriage is a great thing if you are with the right person. Unfortunately, divorce is necessary in many circumstances. But, I seriously doubt that anyone enters marriage with the idea that they want to get divorced. So, for those out there trying to hold it together, here's some advice:… Continue Reading

Facebook and Google Get Judge in Trouble

A North Carolina judge has been reprimanded for "friending" a lawyer in a pending case, posting and reading messages about the litigation, and accessing the website of the opposing party. Judge B. Carlton Terry Jr. and lawyer Charles Shieck both posted messages about the child custody and support case heard last September, the Lexington Dispatch reports. Terry also accessed the website of the opposing litigant and cited a poem she had posted there, according to the April 1 public reprimand (PDF) by the North Carolina Judicial Standards Commission.… Continue Reading

Termination of Parental Rights for Attempted Murder

Senate Bill 1838 was signed into law by Governor Perry yesterday. The new law authorizes the court to order termination of the parent-child relationship if the court finds clear and convincing evidence that the parent has been convicted of a criminal attempt to the murder or criminal solicitation to murder the other parent of the child.… Continue Reading