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.
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.
“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.
There may never be a good time to tell children that you are ending the marriage. For kids, the breakup of their parents’ relationship can be devastating. Here are a few strategies that can help you cushion the blow.