Holidays can be stressful as it is, but celebrating any holiday after divorce is especially taxing. You’re forced to face family and friends and engage in emotionally difficult conversations that you may not be ready to handle just yet. The reality of being divorced becomes even clearer when you don’t get to spend Thanksgiving or […]
What is Mediation?
Mediation is a process in which the parties to a law suit informally and actively participate with their respective counsel and the mediator to obtain a resolution of some or all of the outstanding issues in a law suit. In family law cases such as divorce and custody disputes, judges typically order the […]
There are many ways to get divorced. Below is a description of various approaches to help you determine the best approach for you and your family. You should ask your Family Law Attorney Dallas, TX about them.
Kitchen Table Approach
In this approach one or both of you would have a Family law attorney Dallas, TX. However […]
How to Pick a Divorce Lawyer in Dallas Texas or other places.
Here are some things we think you should look for when choosing a lawyer to represent you during the divorce process.
Is the divorce lawyer’s practice primarily focused on family law? The law changes continuously. A divorce lawyer that focuses their practice in one area […]
Mental Health Readiness for divorce
The Benefits of Counseling
Everyone can benefit from counseling during the divorce process. People going through a divorce are generally good people going through one of the worst times in their lives. The process of divorce itself creates intense emotions. Things that normally would not bother you will turn your day upside […]
Stages of Divorce: Emotional, Financial, Legal & Social
Outside of the death of a loved one, experts consider divorce to be one of the toughest, life changing experiences and losses a person could go through. Researchers have determined that divorce is so impactful that the widely accepted five stages of grief can be applied […]
Financial Readiness for Divorce
For many people, divorce is the largest financial transaction of their life. Depending on your knowledge of finances and the length of your marriage, the financial aspects of divorce can be overwhelming. However, it is important to look at the positive side of the situation. A divorce forces people to identify their […]
Telling Him or Her about Divorce
How you tell your spouse that you want a divorce can significantly impact how the rest of your divorce proceedings go. You may be unhappy, sad, disappointed or angry; however, don’t let your emotions get the best of you.
Examples of how you can tell him / her:
Verbally tell them privately […]
Deciding to Divorce: Not a Quick or Easy Decision
The decision to begin the divorce process can be frightening and the unknown overwhelming. In working with couples in divorce situations, it has been our experience that either one or both of them have known that the marriage was over for some time. The decision to follow […]
How to Tell the Children
If you have children, you should NEVER talk about the possibility or certainty of divorce in front of the children until the two of you, as the parents, have made the decision and can tell the children together. Do not discuss the Child Custody until you are ready to tell them […]