Family Law Advisor Blog

Tips for Co-Parenting on Father’s Day

Posted June 14, 2021, Published by |

Father's Day and Standard Possession Orders

Father’s Day is a celebration of fatherhood. It is a day to recognize and honor the great dads out there and the contributions they make to their children’s lives. This celebration may be different for parents who are not married or do not live together, but it should be no less special. Through co-parenting and… Read More


Divorce for Christians: Can it Be an Act of Faith?

Posted June 7, 2021, Published by | ,

Christian Man Considering Divorce

Divorce may be an accepted fact of life in our culture, but for many Christians in broken marriages it presents a moral dilemma. Do they stay in an unhealthy, perhaps even harmful marriage for the sake of a vow and covenant? Or do they act against their beliefs and seek a divorce? The stark choices… Read More


It’s Mother’s Day but it’s Dad’s Weekend – Who Gets the Kids?

Posted April 30, 2021, Published by | ,

With Mother’s Day on the horizon, you might be wondering how and when you will celebrate Mother’s Day with your children and loved ones. A clear schedule is a critical foundation to your happy holiday. We always recommend co-parents communicate several weeks in advance of each holiday to set expectations and communicate schedules. Remember, even… Read More


Hidden Risks for Couples Ending Common Law Marriages

Posted April 15, 2021, Published by |

Many Texas twosomes, especially among the Millennial and younger Gen Z couples, choose a life partner while skipping the marriage ceremony. Reasons vary, but include wanting to save money, avoid family conflict or religious pressure, or bypass the paralyzing prospect of a possible divorce.  What most of these folks do not realize is that they… Read More


Why Does It Matter If Your Family Lawyer Is Trained in Collaborative Divorce?

Posted April 1, 2021, Published by | , , , ,

If you’re contemplating divorce and looking to hire a family attorney, you may be worried about a long, costly, and contentious court process that could be hurtful for your family. That is a common stereotype many people have of divorce. But keep in mind this surprising fact: 90% to 95% of the divorces cases filed… Read More


Esther Donald Recognized for Excellence by Collaborative Divorce Texas (VIDEO)

Posted March 24, 2021, Published by | Videos

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Collaborative Divorce Texas has recognized GoransonBain Ausley Dallas Partner and Family Lawyer Esther Donald as a Credentialed Collaborative Divorce Professional. Donald was honored at the annual State Bar of Texas Collaborative Law Course on March 5th. The achievement of this designation demonstrates a commitment to the high standards of collaborative… Read More


Curtis Harrison Recognized as Master Credentialed Collaborative Divorce Professional (VIDEO)

Posted March 23, 2021, Published by | Videos

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Collaborative Divorce Texas has recognized Curtis Harrison, partner and divorce lawyer at GoransonBain Ausley, Plano, as a Master Credentialed Collaborative Divorce Professional. Harrison was honored at the annual State Bar of Texas Collaborative Law Course on March 5th. The achievement of this designation demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of… Read More