Top 3 Questions In All Family Law Cases

Jun 22 2018 - Posted by , in Divorce

Top 3 Questions In All Family Law Cases

Before you embark on any life changing event, you most likely want to know a few very important details… How much will it cost? How long will it take? Will I be successful and “win”? These three questions are usually the first considered when being faced with the possibility of a divorce or a child custody suit.  How much will this cost? Good question. Some “divorce mills”, for lack of a better term, charge a …

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Don’t Drink & Post And Other Useful Common Sense

Jun 8 2018 - Posted by , in Divorce

Don’t Drink & Post And Other Useful Common Sense

Summer is upon us and you know what that means… your social media news feed is likely filled with pictures of graduations, vacation adventures, and cocktails on the beach. What you probably do not want to see it filled with is angry ex-spouses, mad moms, and relationship drama that doesn’t belong in the public eye. We have all been there. We have all been guilty at one point of over-sharing on social media not considering …

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‘Internet of things’ may simplify life, but it can complicate divorce

May 24 2018 - Posted by , in Divorce

The internet of things: have you heard of it? Maybe you only know the acronym – IoT. According to proponents, this is the promise of personal empowerment through internet-linked technology. Specifically, IoT represents how, by using network-connected smart devices and our smartphones, we can: secure the front door without using a key; generate a grocery list based on what the refrigerator sees on its shelves; or even install a doorbell with a camera that monitors …

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Does gray divorce carry a gender bias?

May 4 2018 - Posted by , in General

That older couples are divorcing at a higher rate than in the past is clear. We’ve written about this on occasion over the past few years, most recently in February. Data collected by Pew Research Center shows divorce rates doubled for couples 50 and over. If you narrow the age-range to those couples 65 and over, divorce rates have tripled. Experts offer a range of rationales for why. One is that divorce doesn’t carry the …

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Tips For Successfully Co-Parenting This Summer

Apr 26 2018 - Posted by , in Co-Parenting, Divorce

Tips For Successfully Co-Parenting This Summer

It can be difficult enough to agree on how to raise children when you are married. Trying to agree on parenting once your marriage or partnership has dissolved? A challenge to say the least. With summer right around the corner, you may be about to face some additional co-parenting challenges due to your summer possession schedule. Here are some tips to help the summer go smoothly with your family. Purchase a calendar – Maybe more …

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Skilled counsel keeps a high asset divorce under control

Apr 21 2018 - Posted by , in High Asset Divorce

On behalf of The Lincoln Law Firm, PLLC posted in High Asset Divorce on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. There is much at stake in any divorce, but a high asset divorce is a financially-complex situation that can easily veer out-of-control. Residents of Houston have likely seen the countless headlines spawned by the types of splits that affect celebrities, businesspersons and the like: disputed, heated and sometimes dragging-on forever. In a high asset divorce, it’s especially important to secure trusted counsel from …

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Premarital Agreements – What You Should Know v. What You May Think

Apr 16 2018 - Posted by , in Postnuptial Agreement, Prenuptial Agreement, Separate Property

Premarital Agreements – What You Should Know v. What You May Think

Premarital agreements tend to carry the stigma of a marriage doomed to fail, but that is simply not the case. Premarital agreements aren’t just for the rich & famous or for those who don’t have faith in their marriage lasting. Premarital agreements are useful for blended families, second marriages, business owners, first-time marriages or marriages later in life. Another similar option is a postmarital agreement. Marital agreements are not one-size-fits all (so please don’t try …

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What are common co-parenting challenges?

Apr 6 2018 - Posted by , in Co-Parenting

What are common co-parenting challenges?

Parenting can be an enigmatic endeavor. Not long ago, a major national magazine framed the issue clearly. According to general research findings cited in the article, few parents regret having been parents and many single adults regret never having had children. At the same time, however, parenting doesn’t necessarily elicit joy. Many respondents said they don’t like the job. Further, research indicated mothers experience less happiness than fathers, and single parents are even more unhappy. Now, add …

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‘Do’ and ‘Not Do’ tips regarding retirement assets in divorce

Mar 27 2018 - Posted by , in Divorce

The dissolution of a marriage is rarely simple. Legally, ending an average Texas marriage might be easier when the couple is younger. However, because assets accumulate over the course of a union, the process tends to become more complicated if the couple is older. Valuation of real assets, such as homes, requires skill. There are issues of how to divide marital debts to consider. Also, there can be questions of retirement savings. In the past …

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Investing In Your Future After Divorce Starts Before You File

Mar 27 2018 - Posted by , in Divorce, Financial Challenges

When most people think of life events which can negatively impact one’s financial future, the first to come to mind may be a disability, death of a spouse, change of employment, or a medical emergency. Many do not consider divorce, which can have the most significant impact on your financial future. Divorce will impact your financial situation now and for many years to come. So where do you start when your financial stability is at …

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