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The Women of KoonsFuller

KoonsFuller Women of Influence

KoonsFuller has long been known as a family of all-stars, and within this powerhouse group of attorneys, 16 are women and 10 women are shareholders. With four full-service offices across North Texas and a large... Read More >

The Seven Grounds for Divorce in Texas
by Taylor Joeckel

In Texas, a spouse filing for divorce must allege at least one of the seven grounds for divorce as laid out in Texas Family Code Sections 6.001-007 to be entitled to a divorce. While there... Read More >

Human hand opening a metal gun safe with a gun inside, studio cropped shot

Guns N Orders: Firearms and Family Law
by Fred Adams

There are a number of both state and federal laws about which the family law practitioner should be knowledgeable, so that they will be in a position to advise their clients. The most significant portion... 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 >

“Zoom”ing into a new era
by Sally Pretorius

If there was ever a time to be thankful for technology, it is now. During the novel coronavirus pandemic, a majority of attorneys are finding themselves practicing social distancing, which means working remotely. Given our... Read More >

(re)Location, (re)Location, (re)Location
by Brian Loughmiller

In the last decade Texas has seen hundreds of corporate offices pop up across the state. With its healthy business environment and growing talent pool, Texas is like a magnet for corporate relocation. There are... Read More >

What You Need to Know About Alimony in Texas
by Brian Loughmiller

Alimony is one of the most misunderstood elements of Texas divorce law. Under the Texas Family Code, alimony is generally only available in marriages that are at least a decade long and a spouse seeking... Read More >