RESOURCES | We’ve pulled together these resources to help clarify common family law matters and we’re here to answer any questions you may have during what we know can be an emotionally overwhelming time.

News & Articles Related to Divorce

National Ex-Spouse Day
by Charla Bradshaw and Jenny Gomez

Anyone who has an ex-spouse is going to feel aftermath from a legal standpoint and an emotional standpoint. I’ve been practicing family law for 29 years and I’m board-certified in family law. My co-author of... Read More >

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Will remarriage affect my child support obligation?
by Taylor Joeckel

A frequent family law question we receive is whether remarriage affects child support. Unlike spousal maintenance or alimony, child support does not terminate when one, both, or either parent remarries. Regardless of whether you’re paying... Read More >

Father Waves Goodbye to Son and Ex-Wife Standing on Home Doorstep

50/50 Custody: Functional over Fairness
by Rob McEwan

The are four main categories in family law where children are involved: Conservatorship, Possession and Access, Child Support and Medical Support. Often, parents start a case asking for “50/50 Custody.” I hear those terms…a lot.... Read More >

Addiction, Divorce, and Child Custody
by Chris Meuse

Addiction is everywhere and nowhere, write Diane Rae Davis and Katherine Wormer (Addiction Treatment). It is everywhere because addiction is among rich and poor, in all regions, all ethnic and social groups, and certainly in... Read More >

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Making Co-Parenting Decisions During COVID
by Jenny Gomez

Being a good parent is hard. Being divorced is really hard. Making good parenting decisions with someone you don’t often agree with is very hard. And then, Covid…. Covid-19 has turned our lives upside down... Read More >

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Three Alternatives to Divorce Court
by Tom Daley

Most people resolve their divorce cases without going to court. They choose to work through these alternatives so that they have more control over the outcome of their case. Why Use an Alternative to Divorce... Read More >

The New Normal
by Brian Loughmiller

Sheltering in place rules and emergency orders from various Courts in Texas have created new challenges for Family Law Attorneys. Procedurally courts are limiting court appearances only to emergencies or matters deemed essential. Substantively orders... Read More >

INSIGHT: Tips for Honing ‘Tele-Advocacy’ Online Skills
by Sally Pretorius and co-author Elizabeth Lippy

Using online tools to communicate with courts and advocate for clients is not that different from doing it in person, say KoonsFuller’s Sally Pretorius and Elizabeth Lippy, founder of Trial Advocacy & Consulting LLC. They... Read More >