Tag Archives: family

Learning How To Do a Rain Dance

Here's why you should hire my lawyers to represent you in your Dallas area divorce: We have a been-there, done-that perspective based on our extensive experience in divorce, child custody, and complex marital property litigation. We have hands-on real world experience from the ground up in family law matters in Texas. Our experience allows us to distinguish the real, meaningful issues from the ones that don't matter.… Continue Reading

Appellate Lawyers are the Chess Club of the Law World

As with other areas of law, the family law appellate lawyer can help get a case ready for trial. The family law appellate lawyer can handle disputes over legal issues so the trial lawyer can focus on the fact issues. The family law appellate lawyer can draft motions, briefs, or even the jury charge to fine-tune the really important legal issues. The family law appellate lawyer can advise the trial lawyer as to what parts of the case really matter, and what can be left on the editing room floor.… Continue Reading

Toddler Tug of War Article Quotes Dallas Family Law Attorney O’Neil

Dallas Family Law Attorney Michelle May O'Neil was cited in an article published today in the Texas Lawyer news magazine. The article entitled Toddler Tug of War: Mother and Couple at Odds in Parental Rights Termination Case by John Council discusses a case pending in the Houston 1st Court of Appeals seeking to terminate a mother's parental rights when the baby was secreted from the mother by the father and unknowingly placed with a prospecitve adoptive family.… Continue Reading

Co-parenting Goes Online

Parents can now coordinate parenting time schedules, health records, immunization histories, expense sharing, school information, virtual document storage and much more on a website specifically designed to deal with the issues that arise in co-parenting situation. OurFamilyWizard.com is intended to remove conflict and improve the lives of children.… Continue Reading

Constitutionality of Termination Law — Video Interview

Today I was interviewed by John Council with Texas Lawyer Magazine about the In re JOA opinion issued recently by the Texas Supreme Court for the Video Blog Reversed and Remanded. Seriously, you should go look at the video. (I wish I had worn a different shirt!) The Texas Supreme Court declared Texas Family Code section 263.405(b) unconstitutional… Continue Reading