Fort Worth Family Law Blog

Adult Adoption Information in Texas

Adult Adoption: Texas Information Adult adoption is¬†typically a very simple process. What usually occurs is that when a child becomes an adult, he or she wants to formally acknowledge the person or persons who raised him. ¬†As an adult, this decision is independent of the proposed adoptive child’s¬†biological parents. ¬†They are not entitled to be [..]

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    Fort Worth Top Attorney Family Law Expert

    Fort Worth Top Attorney Board Certified Family Law Expert Top Attorney Bob Leonard has been chosen by Fort Worth Magazine to represent the best of local attorneys. As a board certifed family law attorney, Bob is one of the very few attorneys in Texas qualified to say he is a family law specialist. In addition [..]

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      Coping: Holiday Conflict Resolution

      Holiday Conflict Is a Reality Posting near holidays presents a real dilemma.  I want to post pictures of feasts and family celebrations, kids hunting eggs, unwrapping gifts, lighting the Menorah or Kinarah, decorating the Christmas tree, blowing out birthday candles and watching fireworks. I also recognize that the holidays can be a stressful time for divorced families, [..]

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        Guardianship: Special Needs Child Turns 18

        When My Special Needs Child Turns 18 As a Texas parent, you know the responsibilities you have for your child.  You provide food, clothing, shelter, medical care, education and nurturing. As a Texas parent, you also have rights under the law to have the ability to make decisions for your child, including medical, educational and [..]

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          Complex Divorce with Children Survival Guide

          True Story:  One Fort Worth Family  Survived a Complex Divorce with Children and High Assets by MaryHartin We  survived a high-asset complex divorce with children. The divorce was also extremely high conflict.  More importantly, my children survived the high-asset, complex, high-conflict divorce.  How did we do it?  We took charge of our destiny and we put our [..]

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            High-Asset Divorce Fort Worth | Weatherford

            High-Asset Divorce Complex Property Division: Top Attorney Providing Complex High-Asset Divorce Representation in Fort Worth and Weatherford, Texas In high-asset divorce cases that involve significant assets and complex issues, it is critical to hire the most experienced and qualified attorney possible in order to protect your interests.  Business and other assets must be properly evaluated [..]

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              Military Divorce

              Military Divorce Military divorce is a divorce involving military personnel. Most noteworthy there are special considerations in military divorces. First of all, you may be entitled to a portion of a military retirement. Just like civilian retirement, this will depend on several factors. One misconception is that you can’t get a portion of the retirement unless you have been [..]

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                Family Law Litigation Information

                Family Law Litigation: Good People Behaving Badly Your spouse files for divorce. The other parent files to change custody. You find out your spouse is hiding assets during the divorce. The other parent accuses you of abuse,neglect or parental alienation. The above circumstances above have two things in common:  They involve litigation.  They can bring out [..]

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                  Bankruptcy-Divorce?

                  Bankruptcy Stops Your Divorce! Bankruptcy-Divorce. ¬†The other day it happened to me. Again. The two parties and the two lawyers were in a settlement conference and¬†about to close¬†a deal. Then the other party asked her lawyer how this settlement was going to¬†affect her bankruptcy “bankruptcy-divorce? She had never mentioned that she was in bankruptcy and [..]

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