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Published Fri, 02/15/2013
Advice from a divorce lawyer: Don’t sabotage your divorce at the beginning by making these worst divorce mistakes! Part Two is about avoiding mistakes in the throws of divorce.
Published Tue, 02/05/2013
The most expensive purchase for most couples is their home. When they file for divorce, preserving the equity in that home becomes a natural priority. Equity can be a source of retirement income, starting over cash, or part of a property settlement. A "receivership" is when a family court judge places property under the court's control and appoints a person called a "receiver" to preserve it. The receivership stops lenders from foreclosing, attaching, garnishing, sequestering, or selling the property without the court's permission.
Published Tue, 01/15/2013
In Texas divorce, figuring out a division of community property and debt (who gets what and who pays for what) is one of the hardest and most confusing things spouses must do. Very simply, there are two ways to do it. The first is the best and least expensive, the second should only be used as a last resort.
Published Fri, 06/01/2012
Immediate concern for his alleged young victim, shock, and disbelief were my first reactions to the arrest of John McDaniel, my son’s Colleyville Middle School Band Director. John McDaniel was his much admired honors band teacher this year – and my daughter’s for two years before that. He reportedly admitted to “sexting” and exchanging sexually explicit photos with a fifteen year old former band student. Neither of my children were involved, but our whole family is feeling confused, disappointed, and betrayed. I cannot imagine what it must be like for the family and the young lady he is accused of abusing. Nothing makes any sense.
Published Thu, 01/26/2012

At Detente Collaborative Mediation you decide the role of divorce lawyers. Never thought that would be possible? Think again! Find out how by listening to Stacey Langenbahn in the video!