In my short career there is one thing that I’ve seen consistently derail both my cases as well as the opposing party’s. Text messages. For one reason or another people involved in contentious family law cases simply cannot stop sending text messages to the other party. I realize that that texting is standard for 2023
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What’s new in Texas family law this fall?
Our October monthly free lawyer’s continuing education presentation focused on new cases and legislation affecting Texas family law.
Here’s a link to watch the video on Facebook: https://fb.watch/8SJMhZFiJF/
Here’s the presentation with all the details: What’s New in Texas Family Law This Fall?
Here’s a link to Elisa Reiter’s excellent articles about the new legislation…
What is timely filing of jury demand and payment of jury fee when e-filing doesn’t cooperate?
We have seen this issue arise more than once lately: A party files a jury demand and pays the fee close to but before the 30-day deadline prior to trial; however, the e-filing system delays acceptance of the filing and payment until after the 30-day deadline, so the trial court denies the jury trial. We…
Tracing separate property money in an account
In Texas, all property owned during the marriage is presumed to be community property of the parties, subject to division upon divorce. That presumption may be rebutted by showing that some assets are separate property of one of the parties. Separate property is that property that was owned by a spouse before the marriage or…