One of the things about reconciliation law is that it doesn't sound like it's really possible to legally require somebody to reconcile, but that's not necessarily what you mean. I'll give you som... To Read More Click Here
Longtime Houston Family Law Attorney Michael Hiller has opened a second office in Austin Texas.
Hiller is board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is expandin... To Read More Click Here
How do you prove what is your separate property?
The Texas Family Code states that property possessed by either spouse during or on dissolution of marriage is presumed to be community property. Clear... To Read More Click Here
Listening is a Critical Negotiation Skill
First, it is correct that listening is a critical negotiation skill. Every negotiation adviser, from Roger Fisher (author of Getting to Yes) to Jim Camp (St... To Read More Click Here
Setting Reasonable Expectations
One of the most important roles of a lawyer is as an agent of reality. Lawyers should not promise the entire universe when all they can deliver is a marble size roc... To Read More Click Here
Listening to What Triggers You
A hot button or trigger word can be words, a tone of voice, or a particular way someone conveys body language that sets you off. Everyone has different hot buttons and ... To Read More Click Here
Quotations from Abe Lincoln on Conflict Resolution
Beginning as a trial lawyer, Ol’ Abe Lincoln recognized that trial work should be approached with the goal of settlement, rather than creating new... To Read More Click Here
Temporary Orders are important, whether in an original divorce action or modification.
The focus of this blog is on modification cases. The reasons temporary orders are important are as follows:... To Read More Click Here
When you walk down the aisle and say “I do,” the idea of getting divorced may seem unlikely. But if you do end up heading to a family court judge, exactly when you get your divorce finalized ... To Read More Click Here
Marriage booster clauses are clauses in prenuptial and postnuptial agreements that “boost” the marriage. In the marriage and relationship education (MRE) world, it is understood that all relations... To Read More Click Here