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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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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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There is something special about adoptions.

There is something special about adoptions. The Bob Leonard Law Group really does enjoy adoptions. For the attorneys’ adoption is one of the honors of being a family lawyer. For the staff adoption is an opportunity to “goo and ga” at babies and share in the celebration of adding a new member to a family. [..]

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Calculate Texas Child Support

Do you need to calculate Texas child support? A few days ago I was asked: ”If I re-married, will my new spouse’s income make my child support go up?”  In other words, “Is household income after re-marriage used to calculate Texas child support?” The answer to the question is basically “No. spousal income is not [..]

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