Fort Worth Family Law Blog

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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Divorce with Special Needs Child

Divorce with Special Needs Child: Challenges Divorcing parents of a special needs child face additional challenges.  When entering into a divorce with children, parents typically consider the best interests of their children. As parents of a special needs child, it is especially important to pay particular attention to how the divorce affects the child. Raising [..]

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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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