Sisemore Law Firm, P.C.’s Blog

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The Internet is bursting with information, and you’ll find plenty of how-to articles and videos on just about any topic—including divorce. Some people even turn to online divorce websites because they don’t want to pay thousands of dollars for a divorce attorney. What they don’t realize—and some of our clients have found out—is that going the DIY divorce route could be a costly mistake. For...
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Collaborative divorce—sometimes referred to as “friendly divorce”—has been an option for Texans since 2001. The goal of collaborative divorce is to help couples work out their problems together, in good faith and outside of the courtroom. The collaborative process does work well for some couples, but it isn’t the best option for everyone. Wondering if the collaborative route is right for you? Read on to...
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Not all attorney-client relationships are the perfect match. Changing attorneys in the midst of a Texas divorce is allowed and may be a good option—but not always. Before you decide to make the switch, it’s important to pinpoint why you’re unhappy with your divorce attorney and whether it makes sense timing-wise to change lawyers now. Changing divorce attorneys midstream is not uncommon. In fact, at...
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You and your spouse are happily married in Texas. You love your stepchild and have gladly taken on parental duties for them. Understandably, you want to make it official and adopt the child. “Can I adopt my spouse’s child,” you ask? That question comes up regularly at our Fort Worth law firm, and the answer largely depends on the status of the other biological parent....
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You may be surprised to hear this from divorce attorneys, but at the Sisemore Law Firm in Fort Worth, we never advocate for divorce. Whether you should get divorced or not is up to you. However, it is important to understand the ramifications of dragging your feet on getting divorced because it could negatively affect your divorce settlement and child custody rights in Texas. Egregious...
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The attorney and law firm you hire will dictate the outcome of your divorce, so it’s important to do your research and choose wisely. Wondering where to begin? At the Sisemore Law Firm in Fort Worth, we advise prospective clients to take the following steps. Step 1: Be prepared for your legal consultation. One of the main goals for your consultation should be to find...
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