Family Crisis – Cherish Your Kids!

Cherish Your Kids above all else, even in Divorce and Family Crisis   By Dugan P. Kelley   I was traveling home from a little league game with my 11 year-old.  It was late for my son to be out.  He was riding in the passenger seat of my car on the way home, and…

Divorce, Children, Passports – Traveling Made More Complicated

Divorce, Children, Passports – Travelling with Children After Divorce   By Dugan P. Kelley   Divorce, Children, Passports, when combined, can make for a complicated situation. Getting a Passport and travelling with children after a divorce — If you are divorced and have children, you know how frustrating it can be when you want to…

Recognition of Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation Only Harms the Children By Dugan P. Kelley Parental Alienation in Divorce and Custody Cases (Dallas, Collin, Tarrant, Denton, and Wise Counties) — Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines alienation as “a withdrawing or separation of a person or a person’s affections from an object or position of former attachment; estrangement.” In cases involving parental alienation, one ex-spouse tries to undermine…

Five Ways to Save Money in Divorce

Do you want to save money in divorce? I’ve been practicing family law for over 20 years and I have had the pleasure of serving thousands of people as they tried to move through the process of ending their relationship with the “one” person they used to love. During this time frame, I developed five…

Divorce in Frisco Texas – Kelley, Clarke, PC Can Help with your case

Divorce in Frisco Texas – Kelley Clarke, PLLC, PC Can Help with your case Do you need to know more information about how to file for divorce in Frisco Texas? Maybe you are looking at the various laws trying to figure out how you fit in. Maybe you are concerned about the marital separation agreement…

I Want to Change Child Custody Arrangement!

To change your child custody arrangement, steps are needed to make sure that your changes are valid: You need to understand that until a Court has entered a new custody order, you must follow the existing one. For any valid changes, you will need to have certain legal documents prepared like a Petition to Modify the Parent-Child Relationship, Order to Modify, or other documents. You also need to be prepared to have your ex served with legal notice of the changes.

CO-PARENTING! The Need to Do it Effectively.

C0-Parenting in Divorce – An Important Ingredient to the Resolution Apart from death, divorce is perhaps the most stressful situation any individual will go through in their lives. A divorce with children and uncooperative ex spouses compounds the stress exponentially! As you might imagine, developing a effective co-parenting in divorce with your ex is essential…

5 Reasons Why you Should Care about The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction And Enforcement Act!

Five Reasons Why you Should Care about The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction And Enforcement Act! 5) Child Custody Jurisdiction:  Child Abduction Issues Need Uniform Laws! The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (“UCCJEA”) is a uniform law designed to deter interstate parental kidnapping and promote uniform regulations and policies in interstate child-custody and visitation…