Polly O’Toole and Marie Briner have been honored locally as “Best Lawyers under 40” by D Magazine, statewide by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) and nationally by Best Lawyers (Woodward & White). Both AOB partners are Board Certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Briner is also Board Certified in criminal law.
By the thousands, couples are living together without marrying these days. This growing phenomenon has produced a noticeable increase in cohabitation agreements to clean up the mess when relationships go off the rails.
With children heading back to school, it’s a good time for divorced parents to cover important matters with each other and avoid misunderstandings. You’ve probably led a more casual life over the summer.
This story was originally published in Texas Lawyer and the Dallas Bar HEADNOTES. Sudden tragedy in a high-conflict matter is the nightmare scenario for attorneys and judges when criminal law and family law interact.