The collaborative divorce process can help you achieve your divorce goals. The following article, originally featured in Park Cities People, explains why collaborative divorce is the right tool for the job. If you are contemplating or facing divorce, do you have any of the following goals: Staying in your house;Keeping your children in their current private school or desirable public school district;Making sure college tuition and expenses will be paid;Maintaining a good post-divorce … [Read more...]
<a href="https://www.gbfamilylaw.com/attorney/esther-r-donald/">Esther Donald</a> advocates the settling disputes outside the courtroom through strategic and creative planning in negotiation, mediation, and the Collaborative Divorce process. Esther is chair of the Collaborative Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association and an active member at Collaborative Divorce Dallas and Collaborative Divorce Texas.
Much to the surprise of the general public, adultery has very little impact on the outcome of a litigated divorce. There is a common misconception that an extramarital affair will be the smoking gun that changes the course of the divorce in the courtroom. The innocent spouse usually believes that the Judge will be appalled and offended, punishing the unfaithful spouse and rewarding the innocent spouse. In fact, that's not what happens under Texas law. Although infidelity is a … [Read more...]