In March of this year at the State Bar of Texas Annual Collaborative Law Conference I delivered the closing speech. This was the third time in a row I was asked to be the last speaker at the Conference. In 2020 I talked about The Power of Hope. In 2021 I spoke on Love in Time of COVID. In 2022 I spoke on The Love of the Game. I replayed videos of my interviews with … [Read more...] about In Resolving Divorce and Child Custody Disputes What Do Truth and Justice Mean?
As a Collaborative Divorce Attorney, I have witnessed the sheer agony experienced by those I have served in making the decision to divorce. I have learned just how important it is to finally and fully decide it is the right time to uncouple in the right way. The first and most important decision is not a legal one at all. Whether you … [Read more...] about The Three Most Important Decisions Before You File For Divorce
Divorce is often a daunting experience for a couple with normal healthy children. But, divorce can be even more overwhelming when the spouses have a child with special needs. In over 35 years of divorce and child custody law practice I have witnessed that most parents, including those with disabled children, overwhelmingly ask to have their child’s or children’s interests be put … [Read more...] about Collaborative Divorce—Choosing The Best Divorce Process To Meet Your Child’s Special Needs
As collaborative professionals we have the benefit of not having to prepare for and attend hearings in court except for obtaining uncontested divorces or agreed orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. Thus, we are not dependent upon the earnings we make from litigation unlike many other family lawyers, financial professionals, and MHP’s. Our economic welfare is solely dependent … [Read more...] about Making Use of Virtual Collaborative Divorce Meetings During the Coronavirus Pandemic