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Things haven't been going well. For months, you've suspected that your spouse is planning to divorce you. In today's mail, there's a statement from a bank you don't recognize. Your spouse has become secretive with their phone and computer. Lately, your spouse has been fascinated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. There are unexplained withdrawals or expenses from your financial accounts. You're in the dark about household finances. You're worried, and you need to protect yourself!
What is essential before you can have a successful trial? Preparation!!! You would NEVER go into a contested trial if you were unprepared. And you should never go into a mediation unprepared. You may think that you don’t need to “prepare” for a mediation, but you do! I’ve found that if you prepare, you stand a better chance of saving your client thousands, if not TENS of thousands of dollars. That alone should be impetus enough to prepare for mediation.
Did you know mediation can be ordered during an appeal? In Texas, appellate courts have the authority to require parties to mediate, even while a case is under review. Discover the ins and outs of mediation during appeals in our latest blog post. Learn about the procedures, rules, and benefits mediation offers to all parties involved.
You've just been served with divorce papers. Either you've been expecting this day, and there is a sense of relief, or you have been entirely blindsided and are now in complete shock. Regardless, you must pull yourself together and react, and you must do so quickly.
NEW RULE! Effective February 1, 2023, TRCP Rule 21d, "Appearances at Court Proceedings," is implemented and TRCP 21(b) is amended to change the terminology from "Service of Notice of Hearing" to "Service of Notice of Court Proceeding." This order requires notices to include information for participants to participate in proceedings, including location/instructions for electronic participation, the court's contact information, and evidence submission instructions. Courts must also publish information for participants to participate in proceedings.
Divorce is never easy. It's an emotional and frightening time, even under the best of circumstances. But there are some things you can do now, before a suit is filed, to protect yourself and relieve the anxiety and stress you are feeling. A little preparation goes a long way should divorce become necessary or imminent. Here are some tips that may be helpful. And...don't forget to mediate!
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