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Deciding to Divorce: Not a Quick or Easy Decision

18 JulDeciding to Divorce: Not a Quick or Easy Decision


The decision to begin the divorce process can be frightening and the unknown overwhelming. In working with couples in divorce situations, it has been our experience that either one or both of them have known that the marriage was over for some time.

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10 JulIf It Is Not In Writing It Didn’t Happen


Parents tell me every day what a teacher or principal told them. Sometimes what I hear is shocking. Oftentimes I hear something that does not match what the law requires. But when it comes time to prove it, it becomes a “he said – she said” match, which rarely ends well for parents.

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Your Pets in a Divorce- advice from a judge, article on duffeeandeitzen.com blog

02 JulNot Always Free to a Good Home – Your Pets in a Divorce


In the event you or someone you know are thinking about a divorce, consider what you want to do about your pets.  While there is no standard possession schedule for pets after divorce, a skilled family law attorney can help you navigate the divorce process, weighing the facts that would lead to a favorable outcome.

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Melinda Eitzen Mediation

22 MayMediation: 5 Commonly Asked Questions


QUESTION 1: DO WE HAVE TO MEDIATE? I FEAR IT WILL BE A WASTE OF TIME BECAUSE MY SPOUSE IS SO…

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02 MayD Magazines Best Lawyers In Dallas Event 2019


(In Photo from left to right- Jody Johnson, Carla Calabrese & Marilea Lewis) We had so much fun at this years…

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02 MayD+E Donates $50,000 in Honor of Judge Hartman – Headnotes May 2019


Duffee + Eitzen Honors Judge Merrill L. Hartman’s Legacy By Michelle Alden (original article posted from Dallas Bar Association –…

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25 AprLisa Duffee, Marilea W. Lewis, and Melinda Eitzen – Best Lawyers 2019 D Magazine


“Duffee + Eitzen, a powerful name in the Dallas family law arena, has recently joined forces with former family law Judge…

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01 MarMoore vs. Moore


CASE OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER MOORE V. MOORE Facts: Husband and Wife were divorced in 2005. In the decree, the trial…

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01 Mar4 Steps to a Healthier Marriage with Jim Dolan


25 JanJudge Hartman


25 Jan4 Ways To Stay Healthy During A Divorce


Janurary is all about a fresh start. #1       Hire an individual counselor I tell everyone that is going through a divorce to…

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25 JanIn the Interest of D.S.H.


Case of the Month January 2019 In the Interest of D.S.H.  2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 7889 (Tex. App. – Beaumont September…

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25 JanWhy Are There So Many Divorces Filed In January?


Why are so many divorces filed in January? Fact: There are more divorce petitions filed in January than any other month. …

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13 DecCongratulations Melinda Eitzen & Lisa Duffee For Being Named Top Attorneys in Fort Worth 2018!


Read Full List of Top Attorneys in Fort Worth Magazine’s December Issue

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10 DecFall Patio Party 2018


10 DecWhat Every Lawyer Needs to Know about Family Law


What Every Lawyer Needs to Know about Family Law A presentation by Melinda Eitzen hosted by the TX Legal Forum…

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10 DecMeet Max By Jennifer


Feature of the Month December Meet Max Series by Jennifer Leister   How Meet Max Can Help Children in the Divorce Process:…

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28 NovMeet Larisa


  Larisa Martirosova is our newest attorney here at Duffee + Eitzen. Aside from being a true asset to our team,...Read More

27 NovRust v. Rust


Case of the Month December 2018 Military personnel while serving our country are allowed to designate their home state. It is…

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