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Category: Collaborative Law

Collaborative Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Mar 28, 2016
This article was written by Hance Law Group associate attorney Jonathan James. In a prior blog article, I discussed how pre-nuptial agreements can help project couples from confusion and rancor...

Cooperative Lawyers vs. Hard Bargainers

Nov 20, 2015
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...

Revisiting Conscious Uncoupling: Why It’s Still a Good Idea

May 11, 2015
Several weeks ago, Gywneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced that their divorce was official. While I’m far from being a follower of Hollywood gossip, this celebrity divorce story is one...

New Family Law Courts in Collin County: What It Means to Our Present and Future Clients

Apr 30, 2015
Much of our family law practice takes place in the Collin County courts. I’ve learned recently that the county is creating new courts which have specific jurisdiction over family law...

When One Party Wants Collaborative and the Other Doesn’t

Apr 2, 2015
As a lawyer who’s been involved in collaborative law from its beginnings in Texas, I have some clients who seek me out specifically because they’re interested in pursuing collaborative law...

Does Collaborative Law Have a Future?

Jan 20, 2015
Fifteen years ago this month, I participated in the first-ever collaborative law training in Texas, at a time in which few people knew what collaborative law was. Since then, a...

How to Avoid Making Mistakes in a High Net Worth Divorce

Dec 19, 2014
In my last article, I talked about high net worth divorces and the factors that often make them more complicated than standard divorces. When I work with high net worth...

Forgiveness: A Step Toward Settlement

Nov 7, 2014
Oftentimes in divorce, one or both spouses feel wronged by the other spouse, and that can result in powerful emotions that get in the way of settling a divorce. When...

Arguing Over the Orange

Oct 29, 2014
Whenever I start working with a new divorce client – be it for litigation, mediation, or a collaborative divorce, I make sure that we’re both clear on what the client...
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