Being emotionally prepared for divorce is a crucial part of working through the process. It is particularly difficult if one spouse is emotionally prepared and the other spouse is not ready yet. If you are not emotionally ready for divorce, then the emotion will be intertwined with the decision-making that must happen to effectively work … Continue Reading
As people make new year’s resolutions to start their new year with a clean slate, some of the best Dallas, Texas family lawyers, as well as family law attorneys across the United States, report a rise of nearly one-third of new divorce filings in January. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers confirms a spike of … Continue Reading
Most petitions for divorce or seeking relief in a suit affecting the parent child relationship in Texas include a request for a two-week temporary restraining order. This is intended to maintain the status quo and prevent one spouse from taking any action that harms the other until a hearing may be held. The temporary restraining … Continue Reading
Typically, January through March is considered the "busy season" for divorce lawyers in Dallas. After the first of the year, interest picks up in people wanting to file for divorce in Texas. Many speculate that new year's resolutions give the spark to action for some. Others figure that unhappy couples stay together through the holidays, intending to split afterwards.… Continue Reading
Most people do not have a clue how to find a good lawyer when they need one. In fact, statistics show that 68% of consumers spend two hours or fewer gathering information before selecting a lawyer. The vast majority of consumers report feeling they "can trust" their lawyer is the most important factor in the selection process. Dallas Family Lawyer Michelle May O'Neil reviews the best way to find a good lawyer when you need one.… Continue Reading
In Collin County, Texas, every divorce that gets filed has the Collin County Standing Order attached to it, which is effective against both parties to the divorce. The Standing Order replaces… Continue Reading
I have been asked several times lately about whether it is a financially good idea or a bad idea to get a divorce during this recession.
Determining whether divorce is the right option for you requires weighing many different factors, including the financial impact of this decision on you and your family.… Continue Reading