Are Text Messages Used In Divorce Cases?

I want you to think of all the times you said things to your spouse during the last several years via text message.  All of those text messages can become a part of evidence in your divorce case.  This includes even the naked pictures you might have sent to your...

Child Therapists During Divorce (Yes or No?)

To be honest with you, as a mother and child custody lawyer, the idea of a child therapist used to really scare me.  I was worried my child could be manipulated by the therapist into saying private things about our family.This article is a brief overview of my new...

Divorce If a Spouse Dies Before It’s Over

Case Takaways: If a spouse dies after the divorce has been filed, but before the case is finalized, then the divorce case cannot continue. Wife filed a divorce, and then husband died after the filing of the petition.  Wife had husband's children answer the lawsuit....

Texas Plenary Power Rule

Case Takeaway If you get divorced, and the divorce decree awards money to your spouse from a retirement account, then the Court will make sure you get money from that retirement account long after the case is over, regardless of whether you file a QDRO at the time of...

Abusive Husband Divorce Case

Case Takeaways 😣Wife married husband, and it became a nightmare. 😟Wife got herpes 1 & 2 from husband 7 years into the marriage as well as another STD which she was able to cure. 👮🏽‍♀️Wife was choked by husband, and reported it to the police. 👿Wife filed for...

TCPA Texas Case

Case Takeaways ⚮Husband and Wife had a divorce case. 👩🏼‍💼 Wife was awarded the marital home in the decree. 🏡 👩🏼‍💼Wife agreed to refinance the home to remove husband from the mortgage as a part of the decree. 🏡 📝Wife signed a deed of trust to secure assumption (a paper...