What Are 8 Benefits of Mediation?

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Chris Kirker

Mediation is a process with guided negotiations, where both parties try to reach an agreement and resolve their dispute. It is a process aided by a mediator. Settling disputes through mediation can save money, eases the court load and more often than not it leaves parties in a better state of mind. There are a number […]

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What Is Common Law Marriage? Is there a Common Law Divorce?

Posted on March 7, 2018 by Chris Kirker

The state of Texas does recognize Informal Marriage, which is often referred to as “common law marriage” by many people. The Texas Family Code lists specific requirements for the existence of an informal marriage. An informal marriage may exist if the parties agreed to marry, the parties live together as spouses, and the parties “hold […]

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How Can I Keep Costs Down During Divorce?

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Chris Kirker

One great way to keep costs down in any divorce case is to have all important information organized from the beginning. The more time you spend organizing your financial statements and property records, the easier it is for your attorneys to access the information they need for your case. This is an excellent way to […]

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Who Should File for Divorce First?

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Chris Kirker

Although you likely will not suffer major consequences just because you are the Respondent in your divorce proceeding, there are some advantages to filing first you may want to consider. If you are the first to file, you will have more time to plan before the process begins. Take some time to secure your finances […]

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