Lindsey Obenhaus, associate attorney at Atkins O'Toole & Briner, and her father were recently sworn in together as officers of the U.S. Supreme Court.
The following is reprinted from the May 2017 issue of D Magazine, in a section titled Bad Romance: Five Dallas lawyers dish on their most memorable divorce cases.
If young people are afraid of anything these days, it’s marriage. For the first time in our history, there are more single people ages 25-34 than marrieds.
Most post-divorce life changes will indicate a change to your income taxes. Here are changes that may affect your taxes after divorce.
Yes, under certain circumstances. The private school must be a “proven need” of the child.
“As children get older, they become more aware of matters tied to money,” says Marie Briner.
Before 1970, Texas residents were required to prove the most awful things about their spouses to get a divorce.
Divorce studies show that more older couples are calling it quits than ever before. This phenomenon is known as the "Gray Divorce." Between 1990 and 2012, the number of divorces tripled for those 65 and older, according to a Forbes and Bowling Green State University study.
The phenomenon of late-life divorce is growing fast — and blowing apart a lot of divorcing spouses’ retirement plans in the process.
Firm partner Marie Briner has become board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This is her second certification, having earned the distinction in criminal law in 2005.