TOP 5 THINGS TO BRING WITH YOU TO TEMPORARY ORDERS

Temporary Orders Hearing is a Critical Event – Here’s what you Bring with you! By Dugan P. Kelley For most clients, they dread the uncertainty and stress associated with a contested trial.  In Family Courts in Denton, Dallas, Collin, Tarrant or any Texas county, they likely will not see a trial.  Most cases (including Family…

Family Crisis – Try Outserving Your Spouse Instead of Criticism

Family Crisis – Try Outserving Your Spouse Instead of Criticism By Dugan P. Kelley As Dale Carnegie famously quipped in his book How to win friends and influence people, “Nobody likes to be criticized.”  He posited that “Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be…

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…

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…

Swimming Pool Defects in Texas and California – Most Common Swimming Pool Defects and Problems

Your Dream Pool Turned into a Swimming Pool Defects Nightmare You have spent a huge amount of money on a dream pool and patio or outside living area. You hoped your family would enjoy the refreshment and lifestyle enhancement on-time and within budget. The swimming pool defects nightmare starts when you realize there are major…

Need Independent Counsel to Defend a Lawsuit Against You?

INSURANCE – HOW TO GET INDEPENDENT COUNSEL HIRED By Dugan P. Kelley Insurance for Personal Injury Suits in Denton, Collin, Dallas, Tarrant, or Wise Counties. You have been sued.  You have provided your insurance company notice (tendered) the lawsuit, and you received a letter back from the insurance company.  Surprisingly, the insurance company has said…

At-Will Employment: What if I am fired for refusing to do something illegal? Is that Wrongful Termination?

Is there any legal protection for an at-will employee?   By Matthew Clarke, Shareholder Both Texas and California are “at will” employment states. That means that the employer can terminate employment for any reason or no reason. Likewise, the employee can leave the employer for any reason or no reason.  Some employees have a contract…