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How will divorce affect your son?

How will divorce affect your son?

Our last post covered, “How will divorce affect your daughter?” In this one, we’ll cover what research shows about the different effects of divorce on young boys.

The competent team of attorneys at Woods, May & Matlock can help when you need divorce and family law attorneys in McKinney, TX. Remember […]

By |27 - May|

How will divorce affect your daughter?

How will divorce affect your daughter?

Research shows different effects of divorce on young boys than young girls. In this two part series, we’ll go over what research says about the effects of divorce on each gender.

Over the years, Woods, May & Matlock have made the often stressful and difficult experiences of divorce and child custody […]

By |26 - May|

Helping your teen during your divorce

Helping your teen during your divorce

Teens often get overlooked during divorce as being more mature and able to coast past the emotions and fragility commonly associated with younger children. This just isn’t the case. Though they are approaching adulthood and are more able to process a change in their family, divorce can still cause painful […]

By |25 - May|

Is the Beanie Baby Divorce the most ridiculous case in recent history?

Is the Beanie Baby Divorce the most ridiculous case in recent history?

If you haven’t heard of the Beanie Baby Divorce that swept the news in 1999, a quick Google search should turn up a laugh. There’s a glaring image of the couple, Frances and Harold Mountain kneel on the floor of a Las Vegas, NV […]

By |24 - May|

How to use negotiation strategy in child custody case – part two

How to use negotiation strategy in child custody case – part two

f you read our last post, part one of this two post series, you know thinking out your negotiation game in a child custody case is essential. It helps you remove the emotional sways from interactions with your spouse and keep the big picture […]

By |23 - May|

How to use negotiation strategy in child custody case – part one

How to use negotiation strategy in child custody case – part one

It is often said those with a plan are the ones who succeed in life. In the same way, a solid negotiation plan helps center your approach in a divorce or child custody battle. A personal negotiation strategy makes all the difference in getting […]

By |22 - May|

Removing the Blame in Divorce

Removing the Blame in Divorce

Texas law allows for both fault and no fault grounds for a divorce. When giving fault, the law requires couples to list one of the following reasons when they are filing for a divorce:

Abandonment
Cruelty
Conviction of a felony
Living in a mental hospital
Living separately for three or more […]

By |10 - May|

Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce – Part 2

Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce – Part 2

In our last blog post, “Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce – Part 1”, we covered two of the first steps to take when you’re beginning the process of separating from your spouse:

Hire an attorney you trust.
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By |9 - May|

Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce – Part 1

Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce – Part 1

When you’re going through a divorce, the number one step you need to take is hiring a lawyer to handle your case and help guide you through the process. The team of highly qualified and dedicated attorneys at Woods, May & Matlock are […]

By |8 - May|

Divorcing Under 30 in Texas

Divorcing Under 30 in Texas

Divorce is hard for anyone, but what do you need to know if you’re divorcing at a young age? In the United States, the trend of waiting longer to get married has been increasing for a long while. An estimate on the Dr. Phil show reported 60% of marriages of people […]

By |7 - May|