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Substance Abuse and Divorce
Often, unhappy marriages lead to the use of substances as a means of coping. Alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs are...
What You Should Know If You Are Considering Divorce
The decision to divorce is never an easy one. Emotions are likely to be intense on both sides, which makes it...
Post Divorce Checklist
There are many important items to consider when your divorce is final. Managing them all by yourself can feel overwhelming. Use the following checklist to determine key tasks that may need to be completed as you begin moving forward financially.
Deciding 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.
If 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.
Not 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.
D 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...
D+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 –...
Lisa 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...
4 Steps to a Healthier Marriage with Jim Dolan
We were lucky to interview Psychotherapist Jim Dolan on keys to a healthy marriage. From Jim’s Website: “I have been called...
4 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...
Why 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. ...
Congratulations 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