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August 19, 2015

A Comparison of Collaborative vs. Litigated Divorces (Part One)

A version of this article, by Harry Munsinger, a partner in San Antonio family law firm Munsinger & Munsinger, and Michael Gallery, owner of OPIS Consultants in Highland Village, Texas, appeared in the latest edition of Roadmap, a newsletter for Collaborative Law Institute of Texas professionals. This is the first of two parts. The International [...]

June 17, 2015

2015 Texas Legislative Update – Highlights for Collaborative Lawyers

This blog article is from Angela Pence England and Harry Tindall, partners at Tindall England, PC, a Houston-based law firm specializing in matrimonial and family law. Tomorrow, they’ll be doing a presentation in Austin on changes in family law enacted by the 2015 Texas Legislature in Austin; this article provides an overview of these changes. [...]

May 4, 2015

HB 2512: How It Would Help Collaborative Law in Texas

This blog article is courtesy of Larry Maxwell, a Dallas-based collaborative lawyer, arbitrator and mediator. Four years ago, I worked with collaborative lawyers from around the state to persuade the Texas State Legislature to pass the Collaborative Family Law Act. Texas became one of the first of a growing number of states to pass the [...]

March 12, 2015

NBC’s Today Weighs In on “How to Avoid a Nasty and Costly Divorce War”

This article is from Jack H. Emmott, a Collaborative Law Institute of Texas member and a family law attorney in Gray Reed and McGraw, P.C.’s Houston office. A few weeks ago, Today (NBC’s popular morning show) did a fantastic piece on collaborative law that I think is worth viewing. Texas’ own T. Boone Pickens was [...]

January 12, 2015

Our Upcoming Conference: Looking at Collaborative Law from Both Sides of the Table

This blog article is from Carla Calabrese, a Dallas-based family lawyer and partner with Calabrese Huff and Dr. Honey Sheff, a Dallas-based mental health professional. Both Calabrese and Sheff are serving as course directors for the upcoming annual Collaborative Law Spring Conference in Austin Feb. 12 and 13, presented by the State Bar of Texas and [...]

December 1, 2014

Preparing for More Difficult Collaborative Cases: What I Learned at the IACP Conference

This article was written by Dr. Honey Sheff, a Dallas-based mental health professional and a board member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas. I’ve recently returned from four days in Vancouver, Canada, where I attended the Annual Forum for IACP (the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals), and I’ve since have had time to process [...]

October 28, 2014

Making Pro Bono Collaborative Law A Reality In Texas

This article is from Norma Levine Trusch, a Houston-based collaborative lawyer and former Collaborative Law Institute of Texas board member. Ever since the Texas legislature passed the Uniform Collaborative Family Law Act, I’ve been obsessed with making collaborative law available for low income couples. Thanks to Jack H. Emmott III and Alissa Ruben Gomez, this [...]

August 25, 2014

Seven Years Later, This American Life Segment on Collaborative Law Still Relevant

This article is written by S. Camille Milner, a Denton-based collaborative lawyer and the current Vice-President of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas’ board. Yesterday marked the seven-year anniversary of the original broadcast of this episode about the separation and divorce on the National Public Radio program This American Life with host Ira Glass. Two [...]

August 8, 2014

San Antonio Lawyers Appear On Texas Public Radio

Earlier this week, the State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Family Law Conference converged on San Antonio for its 40th annual edition, and as we mentioned in an earlier blog article, featured a special half-day session on collaborative law for family lawyers. To help explain collaborative law (as well as why so many family lawyers make [...]

July 7, 2014

Two Austin Collaborative Law Experts Quoted in Austin American-Statesman Article on Kids and Divorce

The Austin American-Statesman wrote an excellent article on children and divorce which came out this past Friday, and author Nicole Villalpando included a past and present Collaborative Law Institute of Texas president — lawyer Kris Algert and mental health professional Syd Sharples — in the article. Algert had some great advice regarding divorce in general [...]

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