Austin Family Law Blog
A Year to be Open

A Year to be Open

FROM JODI It is a New Year, and we have made it through January. By the time the end of January rolls around, I have forgotten all about the holidays and even the year before. We are full-on 2024, now! I also like to tackle January with its own specific goals, an...

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Stable Homes, Happy Kids

Stable Homes, Happy Kids

During and after divorce, the primary focus should be the needs and emotional well-being of the children involved. This means safeguarding their routine, establishing open channels of communication with both parents, and ensuring stability in their lives. Learn more...

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Getting Through To The Other Side

Getting Through To The Other Side

FROM JODI Turns out, getting back to normal life after a near life-ending illness takes a lot of work. But now that we have arrived at the last workday of the year, I can say that I have left it all out there in 2023. I gave every bit that I had, having learned that...

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What Makes a Good Parent

What Makes a Good Parent

Navigating divorce and custody disputes can be challenging, but the key focus should always be the well-being and happiness of your children. This infographic highlights some important parenting considerations that will significantly impact your kids post-divorce. Our...

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How Can We Know if We’re Good Parents?

How Can We Know if We’re Good Parents?

"What is good parenting?" If you have children, I bet you've asked this question. And if you are a parent facing divorce and uncomfortable decisions about physical custody, visitation, and financial support, the question of who is the better parent often comes up....

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Achieving Harmony

Achieving Harmony

As an established family law firm, we've learned that effective co-parenting, not conflict, helps children thrive during a divorce. It's all about envisioning a future where you work together as parents, despite the end of your romantic relationship. Adapting to your...

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Harmony Through Effective Co-parenting

Harmony Through Effective Co-parenting

I’ve been an attorney for over thirty years, spending most of that time in family law. I know that the present can seem overwhelming when couples are going through a divorce. But right now, if you’re a parent, I want you to stop and time travel into the future—10, 20...

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Wake Up to Joy

Wake Up to Joy

FROM JODI And just like that, it’s June. We are 12-weeks post heart attacks, Dennis will complete his cardio rehab in two weeks, and we will say goodbye to Dallas as our home base at the end of the month and return to Austin. Waking up this morning, I remembered...

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You Can Have a Child-centered Divorce

You Can Have a Child-centered Divorce

Divorce is tough, whether you've been married for one year or twenty-five. But you want to reduce the traumatic effects on everyone involved so your family can move on to a better future. And most of all, parents want to do their best not to hurt their children. Even...

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