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If you and your spouse can “part as friends”, your divorce case will be less stressful, less expensive, and more online.

Read why divorce prices range from $149 to $4,000. 

Megan Cook, Managing Partner of the Cook & Cook Law Firm.  Hire Megan to handle your divorce matter here.

 

If you and your spouse can “part as friends”, your case will be less stressful, less expensive, and more online.

Read why divorce prices range from $149 to $4,000 (click). 

Megan Cook, Managing Partner of the Cook & Cook Law Firm. Hire Megan to handle your divorce matter here.

Our Services:

  • Uncontested Divorce (Top Selling Service)*
  • Complex Estate Agreed Divorce*
  • Online Divorce Mediation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Postnuptial (after marriage) Agreements to divide property
  • Agreed Military Divorce*
  • Agreed International Divorce*
  • Uncontested Same-Sex Divorce*
  • Agreed Custody Plans
  • Online Settlement Meetings Between Spouses.
  • Uncontested Name Changes*
  • Agreed Family Real Estate Transfers
  • Missing Spouse Divorce (Default Judgements)
  • Pension & 401K Divorce Divisions
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Contested Divorce Litigation After Attempt to Have Friendly Divorce
  • Divorce Finalizations For People That Already Started The Case On Their Own

*Some Texas courts will require a 5 minute in-person hearing.  If your case requires it, certainly we will coordinate the hearing and meet you in person to finalize the case.  Other than this step, the rest of the case is done online and telephonically. 

What If I Do Not Know Whether My Spouse Will Agree?  (Click For Answer)

 

What is the “Part as Friends” Divorce?

The part as friends divorce is the top selling divorce service at the Cook & Cook Law Firm.  Our goal is to lead you through your amicable divorce. It is a convenient divorce that we offer throughout all of Texas, and it is processed almost entirely online by your Cook & Cook Lawyer.  The divorce service is perfect for friendly divorce cases involving large or small amounts of property, and regardless of the complexity of your parenting plan needs.

One of the Best Aspects of Our Divorce Service is How Customized It Is, To Ensure We Meet Your Family’s Needs

All families are different, which is why our lawyers will absolutely tailor your divorce forms and language to meet your individual needs. Whether we are dividing your family business, planning custody or doing a military pension division, we understand how vital the details are in the long run.  Getting the language right in your documents is everything in a divorce.  No matter how friendly the case, you need divorce papers that are enforceable for the long haul.

Your Convenient Online Process

Most law firms are behind the times with technology and require in person meetings to talk to you.  We are processing these cases online because our clients want service, online.

  • Step 1: Order our services on the phone (888) 646-5808, through email [email protected] or online.
  • Step 2: Go through our list of settlement questions via email.  Type in your answers and submit them back to us.
  • Step 3: Based on your answers, your family lawyer drafts all your divorce forms.  We revise them as much as you want.  Once, you are ready and sure you have an agreed divorce, we file your case.
  • Step 4: Your lawyer then processes and coordinates the rest of your divorce on the telephone, and then we attend your final hearing to get your divorce granted.

Checklist for Eligibility of Your Case:

1. Do both you and your spouse agree to be divorced? (Answer must be yes. If you are not sure, click here for your options).

2. Can you and your spouse sign off on our divorce papers as how to divide assets, debts and how to share in raising your children (if applicable)? (Answer must be yes.  If you are not sure on your options for agreement, click here).

3.  Is either spouse pregnant or in a pending bankruptcy proceeding? (Answer must be no.  If the answer is yes, click here for your options).

4.  Have either you or your spouse lived in your particular county of Texas for the last 6 months (Answer must be yes.  questions on this? click here). More questions? Email [email protected]

5.  Has your spouse hired a lawyer that has served you with papers or has filed documents in your divorce case? (Answer must be no.  If you have been served with divorce papers, you have a contested divorce and the part as friends divorce service will not work for you at this time).

Ready to start your case? (888) 646-5808. This number calls several of our lawyers simultaneously to help get you to a lawyer faster.  Or email [email protected].  Or, just order our services online here.

Children's Bill of Rights 1)

Neither parent shall deny the child reasonable use of the telephone to place and receive calls with the other parent and relatives.

Children's Bill of Rights 2)

Neither parent shall permit the children to overhear arguments, negotiations or other substantive discussions about legal or business dealings between the parents.

Prevent Your Child From Hearing Derogatory Remarks About Mom or Dad

Neither parent shall speak or write derogatory remarks about the other parent to the child, or engage in abusive, coarse or foul language, which can be overheard by the child whether or not the language involves the other parent.” as per the Children’s Bill of Rights.

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Give Your Child the Right to Display Your Memories.

Each parent will permit the child to display photographs of the other parent or both parents in the child’s room” as per the Children’s Bill of Rights.

co-parenting

Keep Judgements About You Out of Your Child's Ears.

co-parenting texas divorce lawyerNeither parent shall communicate moral judgments about the other parent to the child concerning the other parent’s choice of values, lifestyle, choice of friends, successes or failures in life (career, financial, relational) or residential choice” as per the Children’s Bill of Rights.

 

Prevent Your Ex From Interrogating Your Child About Your Visit.

Neither parent will interrogate the child about the other parent nor will either parent discourage comments by the child about the other parent.” as per the Children’s Bill of Rights.

 

Paying Your Spouse’s Attorneys Fees in the Divorce

My Spouse's Divorce Papers Say She is Asking Me To Pay Her Lawyer! Will I Have To Pay Her Lawyer? The answer is sometimes in Texas, you can be ordered to pay for your spouse's lawyer. Texas Family Code §6.502(4) says that after notice and hearing, upon the motion of...

Divorce Jurisdiction – Cases With Children in Texas

If you have a child, then you need to file the divorce in the state where the child physically lived in the 6 months leading up to the date that the divorce is being filed. This is called the child's "home state." Importantly Section 6.305 of the family code says that...

What Happens With My Step Child in the Divorce?

Say that you raised a child that is not biologically yours.  Your spouse had the child before the marriage, and you care very much for the child.  What happens with custody during a divorce in Texas? Unless you have adopted the child, Texas will not consider this...

What Laws Apply if You Were Married Out of State?

If you were married in one state, but now you live in a new state, you may be wondering what family law or divorce laws apply to you?  Should it be the laws of the place you were originally married, or the place you presently live?  To make matters more confusing,...

Giving Notice of a Divorce Hearing to an Inmate

  Due to the nature of our practice, we are able to work with clients from all walks of life, including those in the military who are stationed abroad, and even those who are getting divorced from behind bars. Recently, the Texas court of appeals dealt with the issue...

Modification Suits: Preventing Change of Custody During Temporary Orders

Say you got divorced, and you were given the exclusive right to decide on primary residence.  Years pass, and life changes and you decide it is time to move.  You did not have a geographic restriction in your decree so moving should not be a problem. When you tell...

Are Agreements Incident to Divorce Valid if Signed After the Divorce is Over?

Divorce decrees are public record, and sometimes our clients do not want the whole world to know what their assets and debts are and how they are being divided in a divorce. One of our many services includes an "Agreement Incident to Divorce," (AID) which basically...

Children’s Bill of Rights

Most of the time, clients who have an uncontested divorce are also able to co-parent pretty well. They manage to anticipate and reduce conflict, and have agreements about who makes certain decisions in their children’s lives. They usually are hyper-focused on the best...

Undoing Divorce Agreements

Say that you and your spouse have agreed that you are going to be divorced.  Say, that you have actually signed a written agreement about the terms of the divorce. How enforceable is this written agreement, and can you or your spouse UNDO or take back the agreement?...

Texas Loving and Caring Order

There’s a general idea that a court cannot order a parent to be a good parent. While that is true in most scenarios, sometimes the parties can agree or a court will order that specific language is put in the final decree to ensure each parent is caring for the child...

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You can call a lawyer of Cook & Cook at 888-646-5808. This number calls a lawyer directly, and if she is busy, her assistants will answer. No machines answers our phones! Also you can email Attorney Megan at [email protected]