Sisemore Law Firm, P.C.’s Blog

Empty pockets
If you’re going through a divorce, it’s essential to be proactive about keeping your finances in check, because if you don’t, there will be consequences. Unfortunately, many people end up with a smaller divorce settlement than expected because they either lived beyond their means or spent community funds on themselves that had to be reconciled when the divorce was finalized. One BIG, common financial mistake...
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Bezos Amazon Divorce
When Amazon’s Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announced their intent to divorce in January of 2019, few expected the couple would agree to a divorce settlement only three months later. Unlike other high-profile, affluent divorces, the Bezos split seemed quite amicable, even though it appears that Jeff ended up with a larger share of the couple’s estate. Do you think MacKenzie didn’t get her fair share?...
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Downside of hiring mediator
You and your spouse have decided to divorce and want to save on legal fees. We don’t blame you! But we do want to warn you about one option you may think will cost you less: Hiring a mediator to represent both of you during a divorce in Texas. Why? We’ve seen too many cases where sharing a mediator has backfired on people because they...
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Do I need a lawyer to get a divorce
One of the top concerns people have regarding divorce is, “How much is it going to cost me?” We’ve all heard horror stories of divorces costing upwards of $20,000, 30,000 or more, which leads many people to look for low-cost options, like online divorces or tackling the divorce themselves, sans attorney. Unfortunately, going the cheaper route can lead to mistakes that cost a lot more...
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Brad and Angelina Divorce
When Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt in September of 2016, the tabloids quickly speculated the split would get messy, but few guessed it would drag on as long as it has. At the time, both Jolie and Pitt released statements expressing their concerns for the well-being of their six children along with pleas for privacy through their high-profile Hollywood divorce attorneys. Over...
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Uncontested Divorce in the State of Texas
Many people walk into our Fort Worth family law firm hoping to get an uncontested divorce. However, the reality is that less than 10 percent of the divorce cases we handle truly end up being uncontested because uncontested is a high bar to reach. That doesn’t mean you and your spouse have to go to war, it just means most couples don’t agree on everything....
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