This Thanksgiving There is Much to be Thankful for – Our Children

GIVING THANKS – 7 THINGS TO REMEMBER FOR EVERY DIVORCED PARENT By Dugan P. Kelley   “For flowers that bloom about our feet; For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of bird, and hum of bee; For all things fair we hear or see, Father in heaven, we thank Thee!” — Ralph Waldo Emerson. …

Marriage Reconciliation – When Family Law Attorneys are Happy to be Fired

When are Family Law Attorneys Happy to be Fired?  Marriage Reconciliation! By Dugan P. Kelley   Webster’s defines “reconciliation” as the act of causing two people to become friendly again after an argument or disagreement.  In the context of a family crisis, like a divorce proceeding, marriage reconciliation is the prospect of the marital couple…

DIVORCED WITH KIDS AND SINGLE – HOW TO DEAL WITH YOUR EX-SPOUSE

How To Deal With Your Ex-Spouse Now That You Are Divorced with Kids and Single By Dugan P. Kelley and Andrew W. Christman “The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.” – Charlotte Bronte.  Loneliness, sadness, depression, and suffering can…

What’s “the rule” and do you invoke it?

Consider “Invoking the Rule” in Divorce and Custody Hearings By Dugan P. Kelley Invoking the Rule in Denton, Collin, Tarrant, and Dallas in Divorce and Custody Hearings: During contested divorce and custody hearings, I frequently have clients who are concerned about whether the witnesses who are going to appear on the other side have the…

Denton County Attorneys for Family Law – Our Unique Services Are Available

Denton County Attorneys for Family Law We Offer Unique and Effective Family Law Services The Denton County family law attorneys at Kelley Clarke, PLLC have a unique and refreshing approach to the often turbulent and emotionally stressful disputes arising in the context of divorce, child custody and other Denton County family law issues.  We handle…

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…

I Don’t Like My Mediated Settlement Agreement -MSA! What Can I Do?

I Don’t Like My Mediated Settlement Agreement -MSA! What Can I Do? By Dugan P. Kelley A mediated settlement agreement (MSA) usually resolves a family law case.  Kelley Clarke, PLLC can help evaluate your mediated settlement agreement and/or your current family law situation.  Most family law cases get settled, and the usual way the case…

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…