Tag Archives: Hiring A Lawyer

Why should I hire you as my Dallas divorce attorney? Part 4

The most important factor is reaching a good settlement in a case is knowledge -- having all of the information needed to negotiate with. In a case with complex assets to divide, this may mean having a valuation expert complete an analysis on the value of the community property business. Or, knowing the method of dividing certain complex employment benefits.… Continue Reading

How to Find the Best Lawyer for You

How do you go about finding the best lawyer to handle your divorce matter? Not just any lawyer, the best lawyer. It is certainly understandable that someone who suddenly needs a lawyer to end a marriage would want to find the best one around. It's not only part of our competitive nature, but it's also common sense.… Continue Reading

Happy birthday to the Texas Lawyer’s Creed!

The Texas Lawyer's Creed turned 20 years old on November 5, 2009 marking a milestone in the Texas Bar community for the promotion of professionalism and civility in the legal profession. Being an attorney in the great state of Texas (any any other state for that matter) is a privilege. With this privilege comes a great amount of responsibility. Unfortunately there are some bad attorneys out there who have tarnished the image of the legal profession. The lawyer's creed set forth a model of behavior which, if followed, helps to improve the public image of the legal profession and bolsters good will among members of the bar.… Continue Reading

It is best to win without fighting.

Recently I posted an entry about the lamb, the bulldog and the fox, In keeping with that post it is fitting to share an entry which describes the perils of being overly aggressive. In Fox Rothchild's New Jersey Family Law Blog the author described how fighting for the sake of fighting distracts the court from the two most important things: (1) our client; and (2) our client's rights and needs.… Continue Reading