Bob Leonard Law Group Blog & News

Retroactive Child Support, Child Support Arrearages ?

Retroactive child support, child support arrearages,  What kind of child support is that?    The difference between retroactive child support and child support arrearages. There are two terms that non-lawyers (and the occasional lawyer) frequently confuse: retroactive child support and child support arrearages.   Child support arrearages occur when there is unpaid child support that [..]

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Child Possession Orders| Scheduling Events

CHILD POSSESSION-SCHEDULING EVENTS Some parents who have children but are not together strictly stick to their child possession schedules.  Others are very flexible. Texas child possession orders typically provide that child possession shall be as the parents agree, but if they fail to agree, then there is a schedule that must be followed.  Most professionals, [..]

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Win Your Case!

Want To Win Your Case?  You Best Be Humble.   Imagine that you had been involved in a law suit for a long time and your case finally going to trial.  Your attorney has all the documents that help to prove your case all lined up and in proper form for admission in the trial.  [..]

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Divorce Reality | Divorce Is Inconvenient

DIVORCE REALITIES  There are a lot of changes in the lives of people getting divorced or who have been divorced.  Many of them are obvious.  Some are positive and some are negative.  DIVORCE IS INCONVENIENT One change that most people don’t think about is that divorce is inconvenient.  This inconvenience manifests itself in several ways: [..]

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Trial Separation and Temporary Orders

“Trial Separations,” and Temporary Orders I am occasionally asked how does one get a trial separation.  In some states, spouses can get an arrangement either judicially (through the courts) or privately to have provisions to regulate their lives while the parties are sorting out their lives.  These orders or agreement can provide for child support [..]

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Should I have an attorney send a letter?

  CAN YOU JUST SEND A LETTER FOR ME? Being a family law group we get that request occasionally.  Sometimes people think that if the person who is giving them trouble gets a letter from a lawyer, they will quake in terror and completely capitulate. Rarely is that so. Typically a letter will have one of two [..]

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Top Attorneys Fort Worth

Top Attorneys List, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine   Top Attorneys, Congratulations to the Top Team at Bob Leonard Law Group. Bob Leonard and Taylor McPherson are acknowledged as 2014 Top Attorneys in Fort Worth, Texas Magazine. Those of us who work with you already know you are the best team in Fort Worth. But, It is [..]

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Help your divorce attorney build a strong legal case.

  One of the ways you can help your divorce attorney build a strong legal case is by giving them all the facts. If there are negative facts in your divorce case, let your divorce lawyer know as soon as possible.  Give your divorce attorney every chance to build a strong legal case around those [..]

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ESTATE PLANNING TRUTHS

As an attorney who has prepared numerous estate plans, I would like to communicate “estate planning truths”. MISINFORMATION IS ABUNDANT.  I am often surprised by the misinformation circulating about estate planning. The misinformation takes away from the actual understanding why an estate plan is valuable. Misinformation keeps us from seeing why we may want an [..]

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