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11 SepT. Hunter Lewis to Speak at Dallas Bar Association’s first-ever Technology Summit


T. Hunter Lewis will be speaking at an upcoming program at the Belo Mansion on September 13th – The Dallas Bar…

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03 SepDBA DAY OF SERVICE 2019


REGISTER FOR THE DBA'S FIFTH ANNUAL DAY OF SERVICE CLICK TO READ FULL HEADNOTES SEPTEMBER 2019 ARTICLE BY GEORGE SHAKE AND...Read More
Family Violence: A Protective Order Could Save You From Being a Victim, on www.duffeeandeitzen.com blog

21 AugFamily Violence: A Protective Order Could Save You From Being a Victim


She apologized… He had hit her in the face, knocking her unconscious… And she apologized. That very often is what happens…

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Substance abuse and divorce, on www.duffeeandeitzen.com blog

14 AugSubstance Abuse and Divorce


Often, unhappy marriages lead to the use of substances as a means of coping. Alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs are…

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What is my divorce going to cost? on www.duffeeandeitzen.com blog

07 AugWhat is my divorce going to cost?


How much will my divorce cost?  It is one of the first questions I’m asked when meeting with a client for…

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what you should know if you are considering divorce, on www.duffeeandeitzen.com blog

31 JulWhat 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…

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Post divorce checklist- very important once your divorce is finalized- on www.duffeeandeitzen.com blog

24 JulPost 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. 

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Deciding to divorce, not a quick or easy decision, on www.duffeeandeitzen.com blog

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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If is not not in writing it didn't happen, advice for parents dealing with school issues- on www.duffeeandeitzen.com blog

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, addressed on www.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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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 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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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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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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12 Nov4 Ways to Have a Happy Holiday Season Post-Divorce


Even though it seems like 2018 just began, the holiday season is upon us once again!  For many, the holidays are…

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12 NovTemporary Orders: What They Are and How They Can Help You


After weeks, months, maybe years of thought, you’ve decided to file for divorce.  Now what?  Getting married (legally, excluding wedding planning)…

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12 NovViolence in a Divorce