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Carla Calabrese and Lee Budner

Dallas Divorce TalkTM is a podcast and radio show co-hosted by Dallas family lawyers Lee Budner and Carla Calabrese. Dallas Divorce TalkTM is a forum for education and discussion about the legal system as it impacts families, as well as important advice for how to navigate and survive divorce – or better yet, how to avoid divorce altogether. Put these two together and you have CalabreseBudner, where Family Matters® more than anything else.

Carla Calabrese

Partner, Calabrese Budner

For more than 25 years, Carla M. Calabrese has successfully represented clients in every area of family law. What sets Carla apart is her balance of tenacity and level-headedness and her formative big firm training at Dallas-based Haynes & Boone, LLP. Carla primarily handles divorces and marital agreements for high-net worth clients with complex property and business issues. Combining her business background with being highly adept at reading and understanding people’s emotions, Carla strategically counsels clients to protect what matters most to them.

Lee Budner

Partner, Calabrese Budner

Meet Lee Budner-Strategy-focused and driven, while possessing the emotional intelligence necessary to handle the most sensitive legal matters. Lee’s family law experience includes prevailing before the Dallas Court of Appeals and Texas Supreme Court in a challenge to the validity of a premarital agreement, including a successful motion for a new trial following a two-week jury trial. Lee will work tenaciously to protect what you value most using our unique Family Matters® approach.

Latest Episodes

Emotionally Intelligent Divorce®

Divorce is an emotionally charged process. That’s why it’s vitally important to have an attorney who understands Emotionally Intelligent Divorce® in your corner, focused on your interests.

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DDT from the Couch, Episode 4: Collaborative Divorce During COVID-19

In the fourth episode, Dawn & Carla take you through the Collaborative Process, and provide recommendations on Neutrals you should reach out to for Zoom consults.

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DDT from the Couch, Episode 3: Divorce Limbo During Covid-19!

In the third episode of DDT from the Couch, we give you the lay of the land regarding courts, lawyers, and “non-CV emergencies”.

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DDT from the Couch, Episode 2: How/when to tell my spouse?

During these uncertain times, it’s important that you have done the work (therapy) and asked yourself the big questions (what it like this before COVID) before you make the...

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A smarter approach to family law.

Located in the Park Cities and serving Dallas, Collin, Tarrant, Denton and Rockwall counties, Calabrese Budner provides full-service expertise in Divorce Litigation, Collaborative Divorce, Complex Property Division, Child Custody & Visitation, Alimony & Spousal Support, Modification & Enforced Actions, Pre- & Post-Marital Agreements, Grandparents’ Rights, Mediation, Paternity & Parentage, Same-Sex Divorce & Parenting, Adoption, Assisted Reproductive Technology/Surrogacy & Gestational Agreements. Our attorneys bring big firm training and experience, objective insight, and solid business sense in every case they undertake.