Austin Family Law Blog
Welcome to the Real World; It’s Heavy.

Welcome to the Real World; It’s Heavy.

FROM JODI It’s official; we are going back to the in-person practice of law.  Today and yesterday, I have had my first in-person depositions, and next week, my first in-person trial.  I have to say, it’s like riding a bike, and my lawyer muscle memory is back.  I am...

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Great Resignation? More Like the Great Transformation.

Great Resignation? More Like the Great Transformation.

FROM JODI In like a lion, out like a lamb; March lived up to its billing that’s for sure. Do you remember the beginning of the month? It was so long ago.  One of the reasons I love writing this newsletter is the chance to reflect on the month and to capture something...

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Hope is not a strategy. Let’s do this.

Hope is not a strategy. Let’s do this.

FROM JODI It’s time to say goodbye to February. Spring is 3 weeks away. We are 2/3 into the 1st Quarter. Is anything different from when you started the year? I always feel that the end of February is the time to take stock and to commit to what I need to finish, or...

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Change Does Not Change Tradition

Change Does Not Change Tradition

FROM JODI The Last Day of the Year. Back in September, our Team started a 90-day sprint. On each day in my big red diary, I wrote the number of workdays left in the year, all leading to today, this day. Today there are no workdays left in 2021. Close the book. We are...

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Will I Receive Post-Divorce Maintenance or Alimony?

Will I Receive Post-Divorce Maintenance or Alimony?

One of the most burning questions clients have when they are going through divorce is whether they will receive or pay post-divorce maintenance (“alimony”). I have already shared the importance of understanding your post-divorce budget while you are going through...

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Opportunities are Like Sunrise

Opportunities are Like Sunrise

FROM JODI The universe sent some big surprises this month. We learned that our long-time senior paralegal, Britany Edwards, was resigning her position for an opportunity she couldn’t pass up that was the right fit for her family; we wish her luck. And just like that,...

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Don’t Bury Your Head in the Sand about your Divorce!

Don’t Bury Your Head in the Sand about your Divorce!

I can’t count how many times I’ve been asked whether so-called “COVID divorces” are a real thing. The answer is a resounding, “YES!” As I’ve mentioned before in this space, I think one reason for the felt increase in divorces is that people of all walks of life are...

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It’s All Coming Together and I’m Feeling Good

It’s All Coming Together and I’m Feeling Good

FROM JODI It’s another full moon. I can’t believe that last full moon I was on the other side of the world watching it rise and set over the Adriatic Sea.  I am thankful the full moon comes mid-month because it gives me a reminder to review the month so far and to...

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