Within the property division process, the Texas family law distinguishes community property from separate property. The analysis is necessary for the purpose of allocating property to parties pursuant to a divorce. This is…more
As more and more people get away from the traditions of formal ceremonial marriages, it becomes more important to understand when and how you could find yourself in a common-law marriage relationship.
Today more and more…more
Celebrity prenuptial agreements can certainly make headlines. They include unique (and sometimes unflattering) requests that become public fodder; especially when things don’t work out.
Kim Kardashian reportedly will keep all…more
Child custody battles are always difficult, and can be ugly. But a recent Dallas child custody dispute shows the lengths that gay parents must go to fight for the right to parent their non-biological children if they split up…more
Texas Senate Bill 785 was signed by Governor Rick Perry in early May after a long legislative battle spanning several years. Supporters of the law say that it’s needed since technological advances now allow the scientific…more
Dallas Divorce Attorney July 2011 News Letter including a post from our blog. Excerpt from the post: "In a national news report by Ellen Levya at KABC-TV, it seems prenuptial agreements are not just for people getting married…more
This is an excerpt from the book I co-authored, “All About Texas Law and Kids.”
People frequently ask, “When my child turns 12 can’t she decide to come live with me?” This is probably the biggest myth in all of family…more
Our firm's June news letter. This month includes an article on Where We Stand as the Legislature Ends and a blog post excerpt on gridlock vs. wedlock, including an interview with Michelle May O'Neil and Carol Cavazos from CBS…more
A blog post from Michlle O'Neil as well as an accompanying video link for information about the new guidlines for kids and car seats…more
O'Neil Attorneys May 2011 news letter featuring Michelle May O'Neil's interview with KCEN-TV regarding social media and divorce. Also featuring an article on how to control your legal costs…more
This is a blog post from www.dallastxdivorce.com, posted on May 11, 2011 by Michelle May O'Neil. This post addresses Texas divorce fraud…more
Michelle O'Neil is interviewed by Doug Currin of KCEN-TV about the growing trend of using social media in divorce litigation…more
Our firm's News Letter for April 2011. This month's letter contains information on Alimony/Maintenance in Texas and Divorce Attorney Expectations…more
Here's a question for you: do you have a written, detailed, up-to-date budget detailing all your daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly expenses and income? If you're like most people, your answer to this question will be "no." The…more
An Excerpt from the book, "Basis of Texas Divorce Law" co-authored by Michelle May O'Neil and Ashley Bowline Russell…more
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