The Divorce Quick Start

Every Texas divorce follows these steps from start to finish: Petition for Divorce — this is the document that opens your case at the courthouse.  The legal document ranges from two to 20 pages in length, depending on the circumstances.  Every petition will include the basics such as names of the parties and children, dates of […]

Remote Family Law Practices – A Brave New Future!

In these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting business remotely has become a priority for many businesses including family law firms.

Fortunately for our clients, all of us at Schreier & Housewirth have fully embraced the idea of practicing remotely, as we’ve already employed many cloud-based, remote solutions for […]

How to Cope With Divorce Uncertainties During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed life for many, creating new challenges for daily existence.

Stay-at-home orders, changes to work and childcare schedules, and other unanticipated changes have been especially challenging for those dealing with divorce or the potential for one.

Whether your divorce is in process or you just […]

The Difficulty of Divorce For Parents With Special Needs Kids

A divorce that includes a special needs child can be a more complicated undertaking than that of the standard arrangement that most other couples might have when facing a divorce with children involved.

Divorce lawyers who have counseled parents in these situations find that it involves much more detailed planning […]

Life-Changing Divorce and Child Custody Battles – A Case Study

After struggling in an abusive marriage for seven years, Billy needed to break free from Allison and her explosive behavior.

Billy had an overwhelming concern – protecting his son Jason and making sure he was appointed primary joint managing conservator.

An Overwhelming Problem – Son Jason

Complicating the case was […]

Why More Professionals Are Choosing Collaborative Divorce!

A doctor (I’ll call her Joan) recently called me, concerned about pursuing a divorce from her husband who was also a physician and worried that a public and contentious divorce would expose her husband’s alcoholism and jeopardize his professional standing and even his medical license.

Both parties owned an interest […]