Should You Consider a Mediated Divorce?

Posted on February 12, 2018
Divorces are increasing among older Americans.

Divorce proceedings in the US have a reputation for being inherently adversarial. When many people think of the word divorce, they imagine former spouses fighting tooth and nail over of the terms of the divorce agreement. While this can happen in some cases, divorce is not always adversarial. There are options for negotiating divorce agreements, … Continue reading

Jared Julian Receives Board Certified Family Law Attorney Designation

Posted on January 18, 2018
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We are proud to announce that Jared W. Julian has been designated a board certified family law attorney by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS). It is a major accomplishment to become a board certified attorney in Texas. Unlike other practicing attorneys in Texas, board certified attorneys can represent themselves as specialists in their … Continue reading

How Does the New Tax Law Affect Alimony?

Posted on January 8, 2018
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Late December, President Donald Trump signed a major tax overhaul passed by Congress. There are many ways the recent changes to our tax code will affect you and millions of others. One of these changes will affect alimony payments for divorce agreements that are finalized after December 31, 2018. Presently, you may deduct alimony payments … Continue reading

Could Social Media Posts Affect My Divorce Case?

Posted on December 18, 2017
We can discuss the specifics of your divorce case.

The typical mistake made while posting on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram will most likely not have severe consequences. At most, you might embarrass yourself or lose a few friends. Perhaps you manage to cause yourself future problems while looking for employment. However, the consequences of social media posts can be severe if you are going … Continue reading

Can Mediation Make Divorce Easier on My Family?

Posted on November 27, 2017
Thinking about filing for divorce?

Mediation is an option for divorce that does not receive enough discussion. If spouses are on the fence about the divorce terms, but feel that they can cooperate with each other, then mediation is an option that could be considered. A mediated divorce could be much easier on your family than a contested divorce, where … Continue reading