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Carla Calabrese and Dawn Budner

Dallas Divorce Talk is a podcast and radio show co-hosted by Dallas family lawyers Dawn Budner and Carla Calabrese. Dallas Divorce Talk 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 20 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 big firm training at Dallas-based Haynes & Boone, LLP. Carla is highly adept at Emotionally Intelligent Lawyering™, including reading and understanding people’s emotions –– essential skills for a successful family lawyer.

Dawn Budner

Partner, Calabrese Budner

Dawn Ryan Budner combines over 20 years of comprehensive litigation practice with a passion for making a difference in the lives of her clients. As an equity partner with Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, Dawn achieved notable verdicts in the state and federal courts. Dawn’s business litigation background provides a unique skill set that benefits her clients in divorce cases involving complex property and business issues.

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.