Category Archives: Divorce and Emotional Healing

Why Do People Really Get Divorced?

This article was written by Hance Law Group principal Larry Hance.   After thirty some odd years as primarily a divorce attorney, enough clients have come through my door on the way to divorce for the emergence of a collective story. “I knew as I was walking down the aisle,” or some version of this […]

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 […]

How Pregnancy Affects Divorce

This article was written by Hance Law Group principal Larry Hance.   Recently, there were two celebrity divorce revelations that made their way around the news. I usually only see or hear this type of news in passing and don’t think much of it. However, the stories – concerning Megan Fox and Drew Barrymore’s announcements […]

Divorce with Special Needs Kids

This article was written by Hance Law Group associate attorney Beverly Via.   When parents divorce, it can be challenging to factor in what the children need from the time of the divorce to when they graduate from high school. When parents of children with special needs divorce, however, the challenge is even greater, as […]

Cooperative Lawyers vs. Hard Bargainers

As you’re well aware from seeing TV commercials and billboards, some lawyers pride themselves on being extremely aggressive, indicating that they solve legal issues by scaring the other side. There’s a famous Houston lawyer who refers to himself as “The Texas Hammer,” whose motto is, “You have rights – we enforce them with bare knuckles.” […]

Adultery: Is It Really “Good for Divorce Lawyers?”

This article was written by Hance | Wickham associate attorney Jonathan James.   Two weeks ago, reports came out that computer hackers gained access to the database of subscribers to Ashley Madison, the website that caters to married people interested in arranging affairs. There’s been speculation that the hackers would release the 37 million names […]