How Can I Provide Value to Clients?

“How to provide value” is the mantra of most marketing consultants, and for good reason. We all want value in the products or services we buy. But we’ve all experienced products or services which promised “value”, and didn’t deliver. I was thinking about how this relates to the services my industry (divorce and family law)…

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19 Tips For Parents Sharing Custody During COVID-19

I’m privileged to be a member of an organization called the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). It’s a professional honor to be invited into the organization, but more importantly, it’s an organization that does good things for children and families–even though the primary work of its members is assisting clients going through divorce. An…

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How to Navigate Divorce with Minimal Damage

As we read our papers and watch the news, we can’t help but see the great damage this virus has done to our world: deaths of friends, acquaintances, relatives; damage to the health of those same groups of folks; financial loss to individuals, businesses, governments, and most of the world. Unimaginable damage. The emotional and…

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Hance Law Group is Preparing to Return to the Office

Our team has successfully transitioned to an efficient work at home routine, but we know we’ll be going back to the office at some point (we haven’t decided when that will be yet). So we’re planning for that return and have created some guidelines and procedures for when we do. Here they are, in case…

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“The Family Law Menu” Includes Litigation

20 years ago, I had the opportunity to help bring a new process to Texas to resolve divorces – Collaborative Divorce. It was a breath of fresh air for caring, conscious lawyers who had been representing folks in divorce and other family law matters for years. We proceeded to provide trainings, forms, and practice procedures…

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Coaching is a process which strives to take a situation which is not working as well as it could and make it better.  It looks to the client to take responsibility for the outcome of the process and offers guides to help along the path.  This is not the normal view of the attorney client…

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What You Should do Before Meeting with a Divorce Lawyer

Meeting with a divorce attorney is both an extremely stressful and extremely important event.  As with any other important event, you should prepare well for it. And in order to prepare, you need to know a little about what to expect. What to expect: Most family lawyers insist on an initial meeting in person, except…

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