Today marks one year of practicing family law and being a member of O’Neil Wysocki. Over the course of this year, I feel as though I can honestly say that I am doing what I am meant to do. Coming out of law school I knew I wanted to be a litigator, and at the
prenups postnups and problemsIn this course, we cover premarital agreements, postmarital agreements/partition and exchange agreements, conversion agreements, and nonmarital conjugal cohabitation agreements. What are the differences? What are the similarities? How do you get in one, stay in one, or get out of one?
Watch the live video here: Prenups, Postnups, and Problems Facebook…
In a Texas divorce, there are several issues that are unique to considering a business as an asset in the property division. The normal property division issues of identification, characterization, valuation, and division each have intricacies for businesses that need to be considered.
Addressing the type of entity (corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship) is important because…
When an exchange is not used, a tracer would not be able to determine the market rate the cryptocurrency was sold for (dollars per Bitcoin), as market rates very based on whether a cryptocurrency is sold on an exchange, a cash-escrow website, or in person. Exchanges have the lowest market rates, and are generally the …
Interesting article in Texas Lawyer this week about the effect of online impersonation having growing relevance in Texas family law. People are increasingly impersonating spouses, paramours, and others online out of spite or to gain leverage. In 2009, Texas made it illegal to pretend to be another person online to harass, stalk, or defraud someone. For example, it would be illegal to create a fake website in an ex’s name and provide personal details about sexual acts. The law says a person commits an offense if he or she, without obtaining the person’s consent, uses the name or persona of another person with the intent to harm, defraud, intimidate, or threaten by (1) creating a page on a website or other commercial social networking site, or (2) sending messages through an existing website or social networking site. This offense is a third degree felony, punishable by 2-10 years in prison.
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This article is limited to transactions on exchanges only. The next entry will address remainder addresses in non-exchange scenarios.
For a better understanding what cryptocurrencies are, please read the first article in this series, available here: https://www.dallastxdivorce.com/2018/08/articles/articles/cryptocurrency-and-family-law-the-basics-part-1/
Everyone in the world can see when cryptocurrencies are transferred. Public addresses are wallets, and generally remain the …
Almost every day in my practice area, lawyers are faced with the dilemmas:
- When should you agree to an order, especially after a contested hearing?
- What is the difference between “agreed as to form” versus “agreed as to form and substance”?
- Is there ever a time to not sign off on an order even as
Shareholder Michelle O’Neil was featured on DMagazine with her article Five Divorce Truths. Check it out!
Here’s a synopsis of her five points:
- The divorce will take twice as long as you think it will.
- It is going to cost twice as much as you think it will.
- There will be bad feelings between
This post is another in my Super Simple FAQs in Texas divorce laws.
How to get custody in Texas?
Custody in Texas is a loose term — the legal term is conservatorship. Conservatorship in Texas refers to the legal and physical relationship of each parent to a child.…
How do you beat divorce-related-stress? The practice of meditation offers peace, serenity, and calm — a welcome respite from the turbulent emotions of divorce.
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