Fort Worth Family Law Blog

Holiday Stress Buster Co-Parents

Read this carefully for some holiday stress buster tips. In our office, we are blessed with the task of helping families survive divorce and helping parents learn to work together.  Currently there are thousands of family law cases pending in Tarrant County.  The insights we are sharing come from what we see as our ultimate [..]

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Guardianship Alternatives

What to Do When Your Loved One Does Not Meet the Court’s Strict Guardianship Requirements; Why We Need Guardianship Alternatives Texas courts look for ways to provide less restrictive guardianship alternatives while offering needed safeguards for those who are disabled.  Texas is a strong advocate for personal freedom and a protector and defender of individual [..]

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Estate Planning Attorney: “Get it Done!”

Everyone Needs an Estate Planning Attorney When we think of estate planning, we think of large estates with lots of assets and lots of money.  We think of the Will and the distribution of property.  Of course that is partially true, particularly with your Will.  You want to make sure that you dispose of your [..]

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Best in Fort Worth

2017 Fort Worth Top Family Law Attorney  Bob Leonard made the best family law attorneys in Fort Worth, Texas list again. The December 2017 issue of Fort Worth Magazine includes a list of the Top Attorney’s in Fort Worth. Every year, Fort Worth Magazine creates a list of the best in town. This year the Top Attorneys are [..]

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Summer Possession Survival

Summer Possession . . .  Summer possession can be the best time of the year for the whole family.  All it takes is a little thought ahead of time.  Check out this survival guide to help divorced and separated parents ease their children’s adjustment to the summer visitation schedule.  Child custody attorney Bob Leonard has [..]

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Legal Terms Glossary: Understanding “Legalese” in Family Law

Legal Terms Glossary to Help You Understand Your Family Law Attorney Legal Terms are Confusing Legal Terms can be really confusing.  Most professions have jargon used only in their profession.  Most other groups have some of their own language.  But, we can all agree that attorneys are the worst! Legal Terms Cause Miscommunication Attorneys have [..]

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Attorney Ad Litem: What is That?

“What is an Attorney Ad Litem?  Why Did the Judge Appoint Another Attorney in My Case?”   These two questions come up nearly every time we have a probate heirship or a guardianship case.  Typically, clients are concerned about what they perceive as intrusive questions and information that must be provided to this additional attorney. [..]

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Children and Child Custody: Preparing for a Successful Divorce Part Two

Preparing for a Successful Divorce:  Children and Child Custody; Knowledge is Power Children and child custody may be your first though when considering divorce.  It may be something you have pondered for awhile or it may be that an event has caused an immediate breakdown of your marriage.  You may have been unexpectedly served with divorce [..]

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Divorce Finances: Preparing for a Successful Divorce Part One

Divorce Finances:  Knowledge is Power Divorce is never simple, but preparing for a successful divorce gives you the winning edge. The more solid documentation you have, the better your strategy will be. Your divorce may be something you have thought about for awhile or it may be that an event has caused an immediate breakdown of [..]

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