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Co-parenting- Anita Savage- Goranson Bain Ausley- Family Law- Texas

Child-Focused Co-Parenting

Posted November 28, 2018, Published by | ,

One of the hardest decisions any person makes is the decision to divorce.  That decision brings final acceptance that you and your partner were unable to create the future you planned for when you got married, which was to face life’s challenges and celebrations together, forever. The decision is even harder when children are involved…. Read More


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Dividing Stock Options and Restricted Stock Units in Divorce

Posted November 13, 2018, Published by | ,

Stock options and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) are assets that many couples divide in their divorce, especially when one spouse is a high-level employee of a company. These assets can be tricky to divide because of disagreements over their character and value. Stock options and RSUs are not the same. The timing, value, and purpose… Read More


Should You Say “I Do” to a Premarital Agreement- Kris Algert- Goranson Bain Ausley- Family Law- Texas

Should You Say “I Do” to a Premarital Agreement

Posted November 5, 2018, Published by | ,

The wedding day is fast-approaching: the venue is secured, friends and family members have made travel plans, and most of the details have been completed. You are ready to rest, relax, and enjoy the days leading up to this milestone event. But then, your soon-to-be-spouse presents you with a premarital agreement to sign. What should… Read More


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5 Tips for Telling Your Children About the Divorce

Posted November 5, 2018, Published by | , , , ,

The divorce process is a very trying time for divorcing spouses, but the impact of the divorce is even greater for any children involved. Telling your children about the divorce may invoke feels of sadness, anger, and guilt. However, you must remember that this conversation is one that your children will remember. How should divorcing… Read More


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Divorce and Special Education

Posted November 5, 2018, Published by | , , ,

If you have a child who receives special education services, or accommodations in school, you should specifically discuss with your attorney how your divorce decree will allocate decision-making rights when it comes to your child’s education. If you have ever sat in a special education meeting (often called an IEP meeting or an ARD meeting),… Read More


Unusual Employment Benefits: Carried Interests

Posted September 5, 2018, Published by |

Carried interests, which are also known as performance fees or profits interests, are often the primary incentive payment mechanism for general partners and managing members of hedge funds, private equity funds, and venture capital firms. A carried interest is a share of profits the managers of private equity funds receive as compensation. This method of… Read More


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Tips for Financial Wellness in Divorce

Posted July 31, 2018, Published by | , ,

Money is a central issue in every Texas divorce case. You will need to identify and divide property, allocate debts, and plan for your financial future. This can be a stressful process for anyone, whether you are a financially-savvy businesswoman, or a stay-at-home parent who lacks financial control. This is because our beliefs about money… Read More


How to Strengthen your Marriage – Tips from a Divorce Attorney

Posted July 17, 2018, Published by | , ,

Marriage is not easy. Specializing in high conflict divorce over the past 15 years has opened my eyes to the reality that putting in the work to strengthen a marriage might spare families from experiencing the trauma associated with the divorce process. When marriage gets hard, couples feel hopeless. Most of the struggles couples face start… Read More


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Preparing for Divorce When You Have Children With Disabilities

Posted May 22, 2018, Published by | , , ,

Divorce is an exceptionally difficult process for the entire family. When there is a child with special needs involved in a divorce, this process can seem even more daunting. It is important to evaluate each aspect of the parenting plan contained in the final decree to ensure that it meets the child’s unique physical, financial… Read More


Co-parenting Tips for Summer Fun

Posted May 17, 2018, Published by |

Remember the excitement you felt as a child as the school year ended, knowing leisurely summer days were ahead. For divorced parents, this can be a different story.  How can divorced parents work together to create a summer schedule that has the right mix of fun and learning and accommodates everyone’s schedule? Below are some… Read More