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Five Common Sense Rules for Divorce

by (Daniel Clement)
"Contemplating divorce or already engaged in one? No matter where you are in the process, five common sense rules apply to all family law cases:

Don't underestimate the fury of a scorned spouse.  Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned. Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned." Anger, jealously and feelings of betrayal inspire the need for revenge. A divorce premised on the need for revenge will be costly (economically and emotionally), bitter and damaging to all.

You can listen to your friends, but maybe don’t pay attention to them.  Divorces are fact specific. The facts of your case are different from your neighbors your friends, and your co-workers. The facts of your case will determine the outcome. So, when a client tells me that “My hairdresser said that I should do. . . “ or that “I am entitled to. . . .” I try to find out when the hair dresser started practicing law. By analogy, I don’t tell m…

The Zealous Advocate LOVES Barbara Radnofsky

Rarely ever do I publicly endorse a candidate but I must say that I am quite impressed with Barbara Ann Radnofsky who's running for Texas Attorney General.   She's a hard hitter when it comes to issues and has no qualms about standing toe to toe with the good ole boys (ahem Greg Abbott, Rick Perry).  I love that she utilizes social media and publishes editorials in which she uses her intellect and lawyering to pick apart Abbott's position statements, decisions, etc.  As you may or may not be aware, the Texas Constitution grants alot of power to the Attorney General of Texas.  We all have a stake in this race and if you don't know much about Ms. Radnofsky or Mr. Abbott, get on the stick and get to it.