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How to Have an Amicable Divorce Outside the Courtroom

How to Have an Amicable Divorce Outside the Courtroom

How Can Thompson Law Help Me Settle My Divorce Amlicably?   A common misconception is that all divorces are expensive, long, complicated, and bitter. This is false. Many Texas divorce cases are resolved outside of court by agreement. Indeed, uncontested divorces...

What Is Fraud And What Can You Do About It?

What Is Fraud And What Can You Do About It?

Do you think your spouse has been hiding money, spending money on others, or spending money in an intentionally unreasonable way during the marriage? Have you started divorce proceedings but now you are noticing a depletion of the community funds, none of which you...

How Does Divorce Mediation Work?

How Does Divorce Mediation Work?

Divorces can be challenging, and courts can get daunting - if you're looking to settle your divorce amicably and simultaneously out of court, you might want to seek divorce mediation or hire a divorce attorney.  What Is Divorce Mediation? Mediation is an...

Key Events in Child Protective Services Litigation

A Texas CPS case can get quite complicated, especially when it occurs alongside a divorce. By now, you should have been contacted by CPS (typically by phone) which means you need to place a call to an experienced CPS attorney immediately. They will work with you...

Family Law & Child Protective Services: From Start to Trial

Remember the hypothetical family in the “vodka tonic incident” outlined in our last post? Fast forward to the aftermath. After that night, the couple decides to get divorced. However, the wife also calls Child Protective Services, who investigates and opens a case....

When you Have Both Family Law and a CPS Case

Imagine a woman having two vodka tonics every night, and almost every night she and her husband get into an argument. She likes to throw her vodka tonic in his face (just the liquid, and not the glass). Just last night, the wife had two vodka tonics, as usual.  She...

How do I Ask for a Prenup?

If you’re thinking about a prenuptial agreement, you may be feeling nervous about bringing up the topic with your fiancé or partner. You may be asking yourself: How do I ask for a prenup? Or, maybe your fiancé wants a prenup and you feel uncomfortable about it. Don’t...

Why You Need a Prenup for Your Second Marriage

Many people who come to me for help as a prenup lawyer have been through a difficult divorce in the past. Divorces in Austin can be particularly complex and expensive. This is because Texas is one of only a few “community property” states. Community property is...

Why Couples Get Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements are a common step before marriage in Texas. A prenuptial agreement, or prenup as they’re commonly known, is simply an agreement between partners about what happens when the marriage ends, either by divorce or death. All marriages end. As a prenup...

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