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…

Employment Background Checks – Efforts To Prevent Full Transparency To Employers

Employment Background Checks – Efforts To Prevent Full Transparency To Employers … by Banning the “Check Box”  By Dugan P. Kelley, Esq. By 1996 estimates show that only roughly 50% of employers were using criminal employment background checks to vet potential employees.  By 2003, over 80% of employers had implemented criminal checks and that percentage has grown…

Sexual Harassment – Kelley, Clarke, PC sues another 7-Eleven Store, This Time in Texas

It is unfortunate that the same wrongdoing, including sexual harassment, can repeat itself in the employer-employee context.  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  George Santayan. The 2014 Sexual Harassment Judgment In late 2014, Kelley Clarke, PLLC, PC obtained a six-figure California judgment against a 7 Eleven franchisee and its manager.  That Franchisee…

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: Winning a Case Before 5th Circuit’s Newest Judge

Lawyer of the week is Kenton Brice. Kenton Brice, associate with Highland Village’s Kelley Clarke, PLLC Kenton Brice, associate with Highland Village’s Kelley Clarke, PLLC. It’s difficult enough for a lawyer to convince the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to allow a client out of an arbitration clause because of federal policy,…

Child Custody in Denton, Texas – Kelley, Clarke, PC Can Help

Child Custody in Denton – Kelley Clarke, PLLC, PC If you are dealing with child custody in Denton, Texas, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live.  When children are involved, the issues of child custody, child support and visitation can become difficult if there are disagreements.…

Child Custody Dallas – Kelley, Clarke, PC Can Help You

Child Custody in Dallas – Kelley Clarke, PLLC, PC Can Help You If you are getting divorced and have children, or have a child custody in Dallas, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. When children are involved, the issues of child custody, child support and…

Divorce in Dallas, Texas – Kelley, Clarke, PC Can Help

Divorce in Dallas Texas – Kelley Clarke, PLLC, PC Can Help Do you need to know more information about how to file for divorce in Dallas 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 and how that…

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.