A petty Instagram post or a Twitter outburst may be a temporary relief borne out of frustration or hopelessness, but the consequences of venting online have routinely come back to haunt litigants in court.
Cupid Doesn’t Lie… But People Do: Top Things You Should Disclose to Your Lawyer
In 1996, the R&B group 112 released the hit "Cupid" with the lyrics "Cupid doesn't lie. But you won't know unless you give it a try". Twenty-five years later, and practicing law for almost ten of those years, I realize that 112 was partially correct. Cupid doesn't lie, nonetheless, people do.
Adultery, Blessing, Condonation, Divorce, Entanglement (ABCDE): The Alphabet Analysis of a “Will and Jada Type” Divorce
While the Smiths have vowed to remain married, many others in Texas have vowed or will vow that adultery is the ultimate deal breaker and allege as much when they initiate a suit to dissolve the marital relationship. In the case of a Will and Jada type of divorce in Texas, what happens when one spouse commits adultery while the other spouse allegedly gave his or her blessing thereby condoning the affair? When going through a divorce, what does it mean if the affair was just an entanglement? ABCDE. The alphabet analysis.
Under his Eye: The Role of Domestic Violence in Texas Family Law
By: E.A. Putman In The Handmaid’s Tale, an adaptation of the beloved 1986 dystopian novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood , "Under his eye" is a greeting, but it is also a constant reminder to the oppressed that there is no safe way to escape. In today's society, the phrase can be a nod to the …
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Nobody Wins When The Family Feuds: What the Survey Says About The Gravity of No Fault Divorce
If Beyoncé and Jay-Z were not....Beyoncé and Jay-Z...and their respective albums were divorce pleadings rather than a multi-million dollar churning catharsis, it would be the embodiment of the harsh framework of a fault-based divorce system: deceit, infidelity and blame rolled up in one tube.