Monthly Archives: November 2014

Misperceptions About Divorce

When new clients come into our office for the first time, they often come into those meetings with some misunderstandings about divorce.   Sometimes, they come from hearing about divorces in other states, where the laws can differ significantly from what exists in Texas. Sometimes, they’re shaped from TV or movies, where writers might take […]

When People Use Divorce to Hurt Each Other

In an ideal world, couples would come into a divorce ready to negotiate, willing to settle differences in a way that benefit each of them and their children. Unfortunately, we don’t live in an ideal world, and a great number of couples enter into the divorce process not quite ready to work together.   In […]

Forgiveness: A Step Toward Settlement

Oftentimes in divorce, one or both spouses feel wronged by the other spouse, and that can result in powerful emotions that get in the way of settling a divorce.   When people are angry, they’re more prone to want to lash out or get back at the people they’re angry with. They’re not particularly eager […]