Tips for divorcing fathers

For many, going through a divorce brings out the worst. This is not a surprise when one thinks about just how stressful the process is. It is possible that parties to a divorce could find that they respond to that stress by doing or saying things they otherwise would not. While allowing that to happ...

How to prepare for a mediation

While mediation is often touted as a less stressful option for divorcing couples that does not mean that the process does not require work. In this post we will provide information regarding what people entering into divorce mediation should know for the best chance of securing a positive outcome. ...

Could parents who smoke be penalized in child custody matters?

Most parents would say that they would never do something on purpose that might inflict harm upon their children. Despite this, one family medicine doctor believes parents do this on a regular basis—by exposing them to secondhand smoke. The doctor believes that doing so is actually child abuse. Hi...

When separating or divorcing don’t make these mistakes

In our last post we wrote about some of the reasons why married couples in the state of Texas might decide to separate. In this post we will cover several things that couples seeking to split—whether it be via a separation or a divorce—should make sure to avoid. The first is a failure to get i...

Lawyer may be of assistance when couple separates

For some married couples that are experiencing difficulties in their relationship, the decision to separate may make sense. Because every relationship is different, every separation will look different as well. In some instances the separation will be temporary—a sort of test—to determine if in...