The primary thing that I discuss with clients right off the bat in the initial client meeting is the range of options. From a kitchen-style informal divorce process (where they come to me and already have a plan to divorce) all the way to litigation because there may be a closely held business and a lot of baggage that needs to be settled by a third party arbitrator, like a judge. 85% to 90% of … [Read more...] about Understanding Your Options for Divorce
Common Questions Divorce Clients Ask - Can I Talk to My Spouse? Can I talk to my spouse? That's one of the first questions that clients ask, because they see so much drama and they hear so much drama about “Am I allowed to talk to my spouse? Who can I talk to?” The answer is of course you can talk to your spouse. We would encourage you to talk to your spouse as long as you're comfortable doing … [Read more...] about Can I Talk to My Spouse During the Divorce?
Common Questions Divorce Clients Ask – How Important Decisions Get Made Many clients want to know what is required by the state of Texas under a statute versus what they can agree to by creative thinking, which is often one of the benefits of a collaborative divorce. For example, I always remind everybody that when it comes to property division, there's no set rule, and you can evaluate things … [Read more...] about How Do the Important Decisions Get Made?
Common Questions Divorce Clients Ask- How Much Will It Cost? The first thing that usually comes to mind is how expensive is a divorce, because I think that's closely wrapped up into what are my safety issues? How will bills get paid? How will the kids get transported? Exactly what are the arrangements, what are the requirements in a divorce? It's so interesting to see a person who's fresh to … [Read more...] about How Much Will A Divorce Cost?