Monthly Archives: June 2016

Value Billing

This article was written by Hance Law Group principal Larry Hance.   People going into a divorce typically would like to know how much it will cost. For a great number of people, divorce is the most involved legal process they’ll undergo, and there can be some sticker shock on just how expensive it is. […]

Gray Divorces: A Growing Trend

This article was written by Hance Law Group associate attorney Beverly Via.   In recent years, we have seen first-hand a growing trend, referred to as the “gray divorce” phenomenon, involving couples who are at least 50 years of age. According to a Washington Post article from October 2014, divorce for couples over 50 has […]

Pre-Litigation Mediation

This article was written by Hance Law Group principal Larry Hance.   Texas is sometimes a state that marches to its own beat, and that’s certainly the case with mediation. Texas came into mediation fairly late in the game, and it was an option in civil cases before it was adopted for family law. As […]

Summer Parenting Time: Conflicts, Alternatives and Tools

This article was written by Hance Law Group associate attorney Jonathan James.   In my previous article, we looked at the rules around summer parenting time in Texas, as laid out in the standard and expanded parenting plans that are in many Texas divorce decrees. In this article, I wanted to look at where conflicts […]

Summer Parenting Time: How It Works

This article was written by Hance Law Group associate attorney Jonathan James.   For divorcing couples with children, the negotiations over parenting time can be challenging, especially if one parent wants 50/50 time. In Texas, there’s a standard possession order and there’s an election to extend possession times commonly known as an expanded possession order, […]