Month: December 2017

Episode 3: What to Expect in a Divorce Consult

The number one step in divorce is the divorce lawyer consult: as many potential clients have no idea what to expect, this meeting can come with unnecessary anxiety. While it is probably the client’s first consult, Dawn and Carla have led many: let their expertise be your guide. In this episode, they will cover all things initial consult: what to expect, what to bring, and what to be sure you don’t leave without, including answers to certain pertinent questions for any potential attorney you hire! Also on the docket this podcast: process options such as litigation, collaborative divorce or a hybrid approach, Texas law property division and the notion of 50/50, the truth about alimony, and the latest on child custody.

Episode 2: I Think My Spouse is Having an Affair

It is not uncommon for us to get calls from both women and men, “My spouse is having an affair!” While the experience is too common, for the individual involved, we remember it is personal. What should you be aware of within your marriage that might help you “divorce-proof”? Hint: in large part, it has to do with who is in charge of what (i.e. does one partner know everything money and the other know everything kids but never the two meet?). In a strong marriage, BOTH participants are partners on understanding the basics of what makes their day to day lives’ together tick. When one spouse has no idea what credit cards they own and the other is unaware their middle child takes medication, this is a symptom that screams things can plunge downhill quickly. Don’t leave yourself and your marriage vulnerable by sticking your head in the sand: listen for tips to avoid the affair, and what to do if you find one already in progress.