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Divorce
Heart Tearing
“That’s grounds for divorce!” is a phrase most Americans are familiar with—whether it’s stated as a serious accusation or tossed out in jest. Yet, few people really know what grounds for divorce means or how it might affect their divorce settlement. Wondering how grounds for divorce might affect your Texas divorce? Here are four important...
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lawyer shaking hands with client
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....
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Picture of a man and woman being torn apart
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...
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Business man on the cell phone
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...
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Spouse asks for divorce
If you’ve been blindsided by divorce papers, you’re not alone. Many people come to our Fort Worth family law firm in a state of shock because they had no inkling their spouse was thinking about divorce. While going through a divorce is never easy, there are steps you can take to protect your interests and...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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