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Are All Assets Community Property?

When a married couple in Texas divorces, the law presumes that all property accumulated during the marriage is community property, which means it is owned jointly by both parties and should be divided equally between them. But all property may not belong to the … [Read More...]

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Marijuana and Family Law – The State Can Take Your Children over Marijuana

Marijuana has an unusual place in the law and in our opinions about parents.  Here in Texas possession of small amounts of Marijuana is a Class B Misdemeanor like Driving While Intoxicated.  While in other states like Colorado or Washington, possession of what would be felony amounts of Marijuana products here is totally legal.  This differing treatment of the same substance leads … [Read More...]

Contrasting the Perverse Incentive of Family Law and Collaborative Divorce

The Conflict Incentive There is a dirty secret in some family law cases, one that clients only learn about long after they’ve retained counsel, and sometimes only after they look back at the pain, stress, and expense of their divorce.  The secret is that some family lawyers have a perverse incentive.  Attorneys bill clients by the hour to solve their problems.  That means they … [Read More...]

Texas Rising Star Joins Springer and Lyle Law Firm

Denton Attorney Joins Springer & Lyle Law Firm Daniel Abasolo, a Denton attorney, is joining the Springer and Lyle, LLP.   Abasolo returns to the firm after spending some time at a larger firm and then operating his own private practice.  Abasolo was a member of Springer Lyle in 2012 and rejoins to focus on family law and business transactions.  He has focused much of his career on family … [Read More...]

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Holiday Travel & Accidents

The most dangerous times to travel are from late November to early January. More people are on the road between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than at any other time of the year. Families travel to … [Read More...]