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Author: Larry Hance

A Guide to (Single) Father’s Day

Jun 14, 2019
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...

Lessons from the Monastery

May 21, 2019
I spent a recent May weekend at the Society of St. John the Evangelist monastery (part of the Episcopal church) in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a group of family lawyers from...

Five Self-Care Tips for Divorcing Clients

May 21, 2019
Divorce is often described as one of the most stressful events of any person’s life, right up there with the death of a loved one. And it is the “death”...

What If Jeff Bezos Got Divorced In Texas?

Apr 24, 2019
Settlement of the Bezos divorce has been big news this month.  According to news reports, Jeff Bezos is to receive 75% of his and MacKenzie Bezos’ stock in Amazon. Her...

When Divorce Requires Litigation

Feb 12, 2019
When Litigation is Necessary A good, experienced family law attorney understands – and advises his clients – that the courthouse is the emergency room of the legal system. There are...

We’ve Moved!

Jan 18, 2019
Hance Law Group Has Moved Office Locations Effective Monday, January 28, we are excited to announce that we have moved to a new office location at: 12400 Coit Road Suite...

Pitfalls of Kitchen Table Divorce

Jan 4, 2019
Is a “Kitchen Table” Divorce a Good Idea? A recent article in the Texas Paralegal Journal, by Austin attorney Hillery Kaplan, entitled, “The Pitfalls of Kitchen Table Divorce.” starts a...

Adultery in Divorce

Oct 25, 2018
I’m often asked if adultery is the main reason people divorce. My answer is no, but it’s one of the main symptoms of a failing marriage. And even though extra-marital...

Divorce 101: The DO’S and DON’TS in the treacherous middle

Aug 13, 2018
Just Keep Swimming Navigating the path to a divorce decree can be perilous.  Imagine yourself on one side of a body of water.  On the other lies a picturesque island:...

How to Handle College Expenses in Texas Divorce

Jul 26, 2018
College Expenses Let’s nail down a general definition.  Typical college expenses may include: tuition, room and board, dues/fees, transportation/travel, books, medical/dental fees, general living expenses, monthly allowance, and extracurricular activities....
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