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By Team SLF
July 18, 2024

Navigating Co-Parenting: A Positive Approach After Divorce

Divorce marks the end of a relationship, often accompanied by complex emotions like anger, betrayal, and sadness. For parents, the prospect of co-parenting amidst these feelings can seem daunting. However, maintaining a positive attitude is crucial to minimizing the impact on children.

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By Team SLF
March 20, 2024

The Perception Of Divorce Is Evolving

In the past, divorce was considered problematic or even shameful. Without even considering the potential problems within the marriage, people would cast judgment on those who sought a new start. Fortunately, over time, attitudes toward divorce have evolved.

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By Team SLF
January 1, 2024

The Role Of Therapy In Helping Children Cope With Divorce

Children often lack the emotional vocabulary and coping mechanisms to navigate the profound changes divorce brings. While adults may be able to say that they feel sad or angry or anxious, children often have trouble articulating their feelings.

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By Team SLF
December 14, 2023

Financial Planning For Single Parents

Divorce is a life-changing event. With it comes a wave of financial responsibilities and requirements. It can feel very stressful, but with thoughtful planning and strategic decision-making, you can prepare yourself and your family for a secure financial future. Here are some financial planning tips for single parents from our team of experienced Texas divorce attorneys.

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By Team SLF
November 17, 2023

Mindfulness And Meditation Techniques For Coping With Divorce Stress

Divorce can be one of life’s most challenging experiences. It’s different for everyone, but it can often involve a whirlwind of emotions that leaves you feeling overwhelmed and stressed.

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By Team SLF
November 2, 2023

Navigating Shared Business Ownership In A Texas Divorce

Deciding to end a marriage is always challenging. But when a couple owns a business together, the complexities multiply. In Texas, divorcing couples often find themselves facing the task of separating both their personal lives and their business lives. If you and your spouse are navigating shared business ownership in a Texas divorce, here’s what you should know.

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By Team SLF
October 20, 2023

Getting a Divorce? Here Are 8 Texas Divorce Laws You Should Know

When navigating a divorce in Fort Worth, be aware of Texas’s unique laws and regulations and understand their implications. Here are eight you should know about.

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By Team SLF
October 19, 2023

Getting A Divorce? Here Are 8 Texas Divorce Laws You Should Know

When navigating a divorce in Fort Worth, be aware of Texas's unique laws and regulations and understand their implications. Here are eight you should know about.

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By Team SLF
October 11, 2023

10 Tips For Selling Your House During Divorce In Arlington, Texas

For many couples, the family home is their most valuable asset, and deciding whether to sell it is a crucial part of the separation process.

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By Team SLF
September 28, 2023

Navigating The Emotional Challenges Of A Divorce

Divorce can change everything. And with this change can come a flood of emotions — both positive and negative. You may be relieved to get away from a toxic spouse. You may feel encouraged and empowered to make the most of your future. You may also feel sad about the loss of the relationship and about the time you sunk into it. You may feel heartbroken. You may feel guilty.

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By Team SLF
September 20, 2023

The Financial Consequences Of A Gray Divorce

Sometimes couples wait years to divorce. When they’re in their 50s or older, and their children are grown,they finally make the decision to move forward with their lives separately. Here are some ways that this decision can have a financial impact.

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By Team SLF
September 11, 2023

Balancing Your Career And Co-Parenting As A Divorced Parent

When you're a single parent, finding the right balance between your career and your time with your children can be challenging. Studies show that working parents bring invaluable skills to the workplace, despite the challenges they experience balancing work and family.

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By Team SLF
September 3, 2023

How Teens React To Divorce

Telling your teen about your divorce can seem daunting. Many parents wonder how their teens will react. Will they be angry? Will they be relieved? How will the divorce change their lives?

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By Team SLF
August 26, 2023

Dividing Digital Assets In Your Texas Divorce

With rapid advances in technology, divorces are changing rapidly, too. Every day, Texas divorce attorneys encounter new issues that affect divorcing couples. From NFTs to blogs that generate revenue to access to family photos in the cloud, lawyers help their clients navigate conflict and achieve the best possible outcomes. Here are some of the issues we're seeing lately related to dividing digital assets in Texas divorces.

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By Team SLF
August 18, 2023

Co-Parenting A Child With Special Needs

Divorce is challenging for kids, but when a child has special needs, the challenges can be even greater. With flexibility, compassion, resilience and care, it's still possible for you and your ex to work together to help your child thrive. Here are some tips for effectively co-parenting a child with special needs.

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By Team SLF
August 10, 2023

Essential Advice For Being A Good Step-Parent

Being a step-parent can be rewarding, but it can be challenging too. Here are some tips from our Fort Worth family law attorneys to help you navigate the complexities of step-parenting and build a positive relationship with your stepchildren.

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By Team SLF
July 30, 2023

Taking Care Of Your Mental Health During A Divorce

As experienced family law attorneys, we know just how challenging divorce can be. We often meet our clients when they're at their lowest and guide them through a time when everything is changing and when they must face financial, emotional and social uncertainty.

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By Team SLF
July 20, 2023

Collaborative Divorce For High-Net-Worth Couples

Divorce can be complicated, especially when you and your partner have built significant wealth during the course of your marriage, or when one partner came to the marriage with significant assets.

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By Team SLF
July 10, 2023

Divorce And Pregnancy In Texas

When a couple is pregnant, divorce becomes much more complicated—not just emotionally, but legally. Texas law allows opposite-sex couples to file for divorce if a partner is pregnant.

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By Team SLF
June 29, 2023

Navigating Military Retirement Benefits In A Texas Divorce

Divorce can be complicated, especially when one or both spouses are in the military. Spouses must navigate special laws that affect their divorce, including how their military pensions are divided.

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By Team SLF
June 19, 2023

Preparing For A Successful Child Custody Modification Hearing In Texas

Child custody modification hearings can feel daunting because there’s so much at stake. Being prepared, knowing what to expect and having an experienced lawyer by your side can help ease your mind. Here are a few key things you can take to prepare for a successful child custody modification hearing in Texas.

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By Team SLF
May 30, 2023

Fair Share In Divorce: What To Do When Your Partner Misappropriates Funds

Divorce can be a financially vulnerable time. The assets that supported one household must now be divided to support two. When a spouse misappropriates marital funds, things only get more complex during divorce. It’s important to take effective action. Here’s how to get started.

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By Team SLF
May 20, 2023

Top 5 Benefits Of Having An Estate Plan

Most people believe they have plenty of time to plan for the future. However, there's always the possibility for unexpected circumstances to happen which can lead to an untimely death.

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By Team SLF
May 10, 2023

The Probate Process In Texas With And Without A Will

Have you ever wondered exactly what happens to your property, bank accounts, possessions and everything else you own after you die?

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By Team SLF
April 30, 2023

Planning For Incapacity In Your Estate Plan

No one enjoys thinking about the possibility of being unable to make their own decisions. However, should we ever become incapacitated from illness, injury or other reasons, having an estate plan in place ensures your wishes will still be carried out.

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By Team SLF
April 20, 2023

Updating Your Estate Plan After Divorce In Texas

Going through a divorce can be mentally and emotionally draining, so it's understandable that updating your estate plan may not be a priority.

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By Team SLF
April 10, 2023

Determining The Best Interest Of The Child In A Divorce

Child custody and visitation become major points of contention during divorce proceedings. After all, you know what’s best for your child, and you want to spend as much time with them as possible.

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By Team SLF
April 2, 2023

Parental Alienation Syndrome And Child Custody

We’d like to believe that kids will be properly cared for after a divorce – that the custody arrangement will be ideal, and they’ll get the most love and support possible out of the situation. Sadly, it isn’t always that easy.

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By Team SLF
March 23, 2023

Alimony Vs Spousal Support: What’s The Difference?

You’ve heard these terms before. When people think of alimony and spousal support (also known as spousal maintenance) in a broad sense, they think of one spouse giving financial support to the other spouse after the two get divorced.

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By Team SLF
March 12, 2023

A Collaborative Divorce Could Benefit Both Spouses

Divorce is sometimes perceived as a dirty word. People hear it and instantly think of toxic situations and nasty court battles – the types of divorce proceedings you see in movies and TV shows.

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