Happy New Year everyone! Now that the holidays have passed we are back to your regularly scheduled programing. This week we’re going to zoom out a bit and look at one of the most basic requirements for your family law case, your participation. No matter what kind of case you have, it cannot succeed without
When your attorney says “tell me everything” they mean everything, and you can do this without worry because of something called attorney-client privilege. Attorney-client privilege is a fundamental legal concept that maintains the confidentiality of communications between attorneys and their clients. It is an essential building block of the legal profession, ensuring that individuals have…
When you hire a lawyer, it’s because you need them to use their expertise to navigate the law in order to accomplish your goals. However, in order to do their job properly, your attorney has needs of you as well. This week we’ll talk about what a few of those needs are, and why they…
Our prior post entitled How to choose the right Dallas divorce lawyer reviewed the first three points of the article written by Carla Schiff Donnelly from the Huffington Post. Her final three points address the questions you should ask a potential divorce lawyer before hiring and the questions you should ask yourself. Here, I will review the questions Donnelly poses.
Continue Reading What to ask an attorney during your first interview
When representing a person going through a divorce, sometimes you have to be the bearer of bad news and sometimes you have to give your client a reality check.
Continue Reading Maintaining a Client’s Expectations During a Divorce in Texas
On the list of most expensive cities for divorces, Dallas ranks #9…
Continue Reading Most Expensive Cities for a Divorce: Dallas Ranks #9
As a divorce lawyer in Dallas for 20+ years, I’ve learned that divorce lawyers wear many hats when working for their clients.
Continue Reading The Many Hats of a Divorce Lawyer
If you want your interests to be protected, you will need to consult an attorney…
Continue Reading Texas divorce FAQ: Why do I have to pay for a lawyer when I don’t want the divorce?
Such a relationship will compromise the objectivity of the attorney’s advice…
Continue Reading Texas divorce FAQ: My attorney is attractive – can I date him/her?
You and your lawyer have an ethical responsibility to be honest, truthful, and fully disclose issues related to the case.
Continue Reading Texas divorce FAQ: I have some cash that I don’t want to tell my spouse about. Can my lawyer help me hide it?