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There is a difference between legal proceedings and real life during a divorce so you need a plan.  We all know that old adage that says, “Be careful what you ask for because you might get it.” Divorce cases are often just like that.  Texas is a “no-fault” state, which means that a spouse may…

Have you been served with divorce papers?  If so, you may discover you don’t even know what you don’t know about the changes coming your way. First, don’t panic.  Second, nothing dispels fear of divorce like knowledge.  The more you know about divorce and what it means for you, the more empowered you become. Basics…

Do-It-Yourself divorce is on the rise.  And so are hopelessly screwed up divorces and fatally flawed divorce decrees.  Companies like Legal Zoom® advertise that their forms are all people need to handle all sorts of legal work.  The Supreme Court of Texas supports fill-in-the-blank forms to help people do their own legal work.  But there…

Single For Summer (part 2) A divorce is much more than just a legal proceeding.  A divorce affects every part of the spouses’ lives.  When facing a divorce, many people have questions about things that aren’t legal in nature because divorce means changes in relationships with family and friends, church, and finances and more. One…

(Note: Originally posted January 6, 2017, but still relevant!) As I sit in my Fort Worth, Texas law office and write this essay, it is 23 degrees outside and tiny little snow flakes are falling. But one of the many things I love about Texas is that shorts and flip-flops weather is right around the…

Collaborative Divorce is a relatively new concept many people have never heard of. Most folks know divorce by its negative feelings like anger, embarrassment, fear, and regret. Divorce is often associated with pain, despair and losing.  Frequently, a divorce is a great opportunity for both parties to lose–lose assets, lose access to the kids, or…

When you or someone you know needs a lawyer, there are many options.  But how do you know if a lawyer is a good fit for you and fact of the case?  When an attorney is needed, Youngblood Law, PLLC,  recommends setting aside a day to meet with a few attorneys to discuss the case,…

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