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Author: Larry Hance

A Guide to (Single) Father’s Day

Jun 11, 2018
Does Dad Always Get Visitation on Father’s Day? In Texas, the standard custody agreement gives mom time with the kids on Mother’s Day and dad gets them on Father’s Day...

Mistakes to Avoid in a High Net Worth Divorce

Apr 23, 2018
In my last article, I talked about high net worth divorce and key factors that often make these situations more complex than your standard divorce. Working with these clients requires...

An Overview of High Net Worth Divorce

Apr 4, 2018
The simplest definition of a “high net worth divorce” involves a client who has at least $5 million in liquid assets—but that is far from a complete definition.  It’s not...

Does Social Media Cause Divorce?

Feb 27, 2018
It might be a stretch to say social media causes divorce, but it appears mingling a fragile marriage with social media can, at times, prove toxic. Over recent years, a...

529 College Savings Plan in Texas Divorce

Jan 3, 2018
Divorcing couples often come into my office with the assumption that their child’s 529 college savings are assets of their children. Texas’ community property laws clearly state, however, that property...

Happy Holidays from Hance Law Group

Dec 22, 2017
The holiday season is here and with it comes a precious opportunity to celebrate family and loved ones. At Hance Law Group, we look forward to cherishing special traditions and...

What happens with custody, visitation and child support when parents live in two states?

Nov 2, 2017
This article was written by Hance Law Group past associate attorney Beverly Via, and updated by Larry Hance. Out-of-state judgments: An overview (from a Texas perspective) When parents of a...

A Divorce Attorney Shares His Top 4 Ways to Survive (and Eventually Thrive) during Divorce

Oct 19, 2017
For a successful divorce—oxymoron, I know—decide with all the self-awareness you can muster the least damaging path, emotionally and financially, for you, your spouse, and children, if applicable, to reach...

Why Texas Has Fault and No Fault Divorce

Oct 12, 2017
Last spring, Fort Worth Representative Matthew Krause caused quite a stir, proposing a bill that would make Texas a divorce “fault state.”  Proponents of the bill suggested “fault” would keep...

Trusts and Divorce: What You Should Know

Sep 7, 2017
This article was originally printed in the September 2017 issue of DBA Headnotes here. Many high-net worth individuals and families have assets that are contained within a trust, or trusts....
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