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29 Apr 2013, 2:15 am by Michael
Michael You Will Get The Children If you and your spouse have children, your decisions about child custody and parenting time will be among the most important decisions you will have to make. If you think developing a parenting plan is a simple matter, guess again. Truth: Decisions about custody range far beyond answering the simple question, “Who gets the kids?” Several perspectives must be considered before the judge will make a final decision in the matter. Depending on your… [read post]
14 May 2013, 5:01 am by Michael
MichaelMy spouse will be fair and cooperative. There’s nothing like a divorce to make people who once were civil and kind erupt into all sorts of irrational behavior. If you are preparing for divorce, keep this myth at the forefront of your mind: My spouse will be fair and cooperative. Truth: Divorce is an emotionally agitating experience. People who are usually reasonable can often become unfair and extraordinarily uncooperative. You would be shocked to hear the lengths to which… [read post]
15 May 2013, 8:18 pm by Michael
Michael Who will you call for help? Are your marriage troubles still keeping you awake at night? Are you worried about how your life will be affected if you are divorced? Are you having thoughts that clearly indicate you are depressed? We know how you feel. Many of our clients felt like there was no way out of their situation…and that their life after a divorce would never be the same. There comes a point at which marital difficulties turn into something more serious than a common… [read post]
4 May 2013, 6:07 am by Michael
MichaelYou will get spousal support Alimony is now also commonly known as “spousal maintenance”. While it has traditionally been paid by the husband to the wife, that is not always the case any longer. You will get spousal support. Truth: Alimony or spousal maintenance isn’t just for women anymore and is an issue to be negotiated in every divorce. Whether you receive or must pay alimony or spousal maintenance will be determined by the court and by whether or not one party… [read post]
11 May 2013, 5:32 am by Michael
MichaelWe will split everything fifty fifty It’s important to understand that you cannot casually assume that all the property will divided equally between you and your spouse. We will split everything fifty fifty While it is true that property must be divided, not all property will necessarily be divided equally among you and your spouse. First of all, you may not have a right to all property. If you or your spouse owned property previous to your marriage, you or your spouse may be able… [read post]
11 May 2013, 5:25 am by Michael
MichaelChild Support Will Cover Your Expenses In every case that involves the custody of children, determining child support will be a point of negotiation. However, you must keep this myth in mind: Child Support will cover your expenses. Truth: Child support calculations are based on specific criteria relating to the parents’ income and how many children are in the home. The court will not take into account the parents’ living expenses in setting how much child support will be paid or… [read post]
26 Apr 2013, 4:41 pm by Michael
Michael You will get to keep the house. If you own your home, one of the biggest points of contention you are likely to face—outside of the custody of children—is who, if anyone, will get to keep the house. You will get to keep the house. Truth: You may not be the one who gets the house. In some cases the home must be sold in order to accurately divide assets among the two parties. You may want to keep your family home. You may have strong ties to the community. But before you make… [read post]
24 Apr 2013, 11:36 am by Michael
Michael Divorce requires little or no preparation Too often you hear people talk about divorce after the fact. One day they’re talking about getting a divorce and then it seems like just months later it’s all over and done with. This perception of speed and simplicity created by some divorce situations can lead you to believe this myth.  Divorce requires little or no preparation Truth: Divorce requires a good deal of preparation. When children or substantial assets… [read post]
15 May 2013, 8:09 pm by Michael
MichaelMy spouse will be honest about our assets Even if you’ve decided to settle the terms of your divorce with regard to division of property, you should still consider the possibility the assets listed may not be all of the assets at stake. Don’t fall prey to this myth… My spouse will be honest about our assets. When one spouse knows they will be filing for divorce, they often begin hiding away assets in accounts of their own. They do this far in advance of filing for divorce… [read post]
18 Apr 2013, 6:51 pm by Michael
MichaelDivorce is Never Easy Not everything you’ve heard about preparing for a divorce is true. In fact, there are a number of myths floating around. Everyone seems to want to tell you how to do it because that’s what worked for them. But if you buy into these myths, you may never take the right steps to get yourself out of a difficult situation – one that may seem to be getting worse.  Your deteriorating marriage is likely taking a toll on you: You may feel embarrassed… [read post]
6 Mar 2013, 4:57 pm by Michael
MichaelDivorce Trial Lawyer Divorce Trial Lawyers are Experienced  Texas Divorce Litigation Attorneys that solve family law problems for people who need to rely on an attorney with strong divorce litigation experience. Texas family law attorneys Michael Busby Jr. and Adelina Sanchez  along with their legal professionals have earned a reputation throughout the greater Houston, Texas metro area for resolving the most complex property division disputes and child… [read post]
19 May 2012, 2:40 pm by Doreen
FACTS & ALLEGATIONS Plaintiff’s child (age 4) was in a car that was rear-ended by a truck driven course and scope of employment for. An automobile accident occurred at an intersection resulting in the death of the child. The father sued for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, seeking wrongful-death damages on behalf of his [...] [read post]
15 Sep 2011, 7:00 am by Doreen
Whether you have fallen in a store or on a sidewalk, you may be injured more seriously than you think. Too often, you’ll find that was is merely aching muscles today is actually a longer term back or neck injury. Remember that insurance companies are doing all they can to protect the premiums that they [...] [read post]
17 May 2012, 2:01 pm by Doreen
Spring and Summer time are wonderful times to be a child! Playgrounds offer a variety of equipment for children to spend their time playing, jumping, running and climbing. Too often however, playgrounds are not really safe for children and each year, hundreds of children are injured because equipment is faulty, broken or damaged. As parents, [...] [read post]
16 May 2012, 2:01 pm by Doreen
In the spring and summer children are found on bikes, skateboards, roller blades and more. Unfortunately they are not always paying attention to traffic and sadly many children are injured by oncoming traffic not due to driver negligence but because they failed to notice a car coming before speeding into the street. You do not [...] [read post]
14 Jun 2011, 2:02 pm by Doreen
Many of our friends and neighbors have a dog that is generally well behaved but with children out of school soon, they will be spending more and more time outdoors with other children and the potential for dog bites can be very serious. Unlike many other states, dog owners in California are not allowed the [...] [read post]
18 May 2012, 2:04 pm by Doreen
Unfortunately too many businesses and stores don’t always realize when there is a problem that contributes to a wet surface in their facility. Many times these facilities have highly waxed floors that do not readily show wet spots and as a result you may have been at risk and fallen and injured yourself. Whether your [...] [read post]
14 Jun 2011, 1:25 pm by Doreen
FACTS & ALLEGATIONS A plaintiff now 36-years old and employed by an escrow company, claimed, between the ages of about 15 and 18, she was sexually molested numerous times by a relative including forced oral copulation. The plaintiff had long been experiencing certain health complications whose cause she had not thought to pursue, underwent psychological [...] [read post]
1 Jun 2011, 12:51 pm by Doreen
California is famous for images of palm trees, sunset beaches, majestic mountains, and vineyards. You would think that Californians would be the most relaxed people in the world! Ironically, California is also famous for L.A. and Hollywood, two places where “fast as lightning” would be a better description of the speed at which people live. [...] [read post]
10 Sep 2011, 7:45 pm
It is a fact of this life that one never knows when one’s life will end. You could be driving down the street one day, and without warning, BAM! It’s all over. It’s a disturbing thought, yes, but it’s something that happens all too often in this country. The death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher [...] [read post]