January a popular month for divorce filings

Of course it is possible that individuals will choose to end their marriages at any time throughout the year. That said the month of January is traditionally considered as one of the most popular to do so. In fact, according to the president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, there is a...

When Valentine’s Day is Over

Now that Valentine's Day is over, and divorce filings will increase, the following is my best advice for my clients, "be BORING! Be an altar boy/girl." Trust me, even though a particular parenting style may have been accepted and not challenged during your marriage, or even during the divorce pr...

When is the “Best Time” to file for Divorce?

I have been practicing law for over a decade and this is one of the most popular questions I hear on a weekly basis. The answer is not always easy or a quick one to make. I always recommend that if the thought of filing for divorce has merely crossed your mind, or if you are ready to file, schedule ...

Divorce — Is It Your New Year’s Resolution for 2014?

Each new year brings resolve for change. I schedule several new client consultations in December and January each year and a consistent theme in those meetings is that my client no longer desires to continue living in a marriage lacking love, passion, or anything in common besides their children. I...

Texas Child Support & Paternity

In a recent paternity case the biological father refused to bring his income information to Court. The Court set his child support obligation at $475.00 a month. We were set for a hearing before the Attorney General in Tarrant County yesterday and I utilized their resources to obtain the father's...

Divorce Consultation

Initial Consultation for a Divorce One big question that many people have is, "What happens in an initial consultation for a divorce?" This is a great question and one I would like to answer for you. At Setzer Law Firm PLLC we usually spend an hour to obtain the background history as to why you may ...