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People Who Get Divorced Still Get Married Again, With More Wisdom Almost like clockwork, several men and women who married right out of high school end up filing for a divorce from the wrong person, and they wan to get married again and do things right. Marriages, divorces and the birth of new children seem to happen to people in waves and as their peers take big...

Always Prepare for Trial  Most divorce, child custody and family law cases settle but your attorney still needs to prepare for trial, especially when there are complex issues of property division and in high stakes modification cases. The cases we think are the most likely to settle can be interrupted by factors beyond your control. Why do attorneys focus energy on being ready for trial if the...

Text Messages are Being Used as Admissible Evidence in Texas Divorces When preparing for a divorce, some people take screenshots of text messages to use as evidence. People find out about other's text conversations in all kinds of ways. A spouse reviewing the monthly cell phone bill might notice an increase in the number of texts on the family plan or a strange phone number that...

Family and Domestic Violence Affects All Kinds of Families Domestic violence, also known as family violence, affects millions of people every year. Family and domestic violence is aggressive or violent conduct within the home, often involving violent abuse of a past or present spouse or partner. When the victim is married to the abuser the victim often files for divorce and pursue a unique family and domestic...

Board-Certified Family Law Attorney Mark L. Scroggins is Experienced and Aggressive Dallas divorces involving children and custody issues require a family lawyer who can get your family the results you need on the first approach. Especially in the beginning of a divorce or a Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR), what happens in the early stages of your case can affect the rest of the matter. Mark...

After a divorce or custody case, one parent may need to move for work or family and the other parent may not be able to accommodate the change as it affects parenting time with a child or any children of those parents. It may be necessary to return to court to modify the right to determine where the child is going to live. A court action...

Drug Testing in Child Custody Suits: Protecting the Best Interests of the Child Drug and alcohol use and abuse can significantly impair the ability to be a good parent. Drug testing in child custody cases is increasingly common. Several U.S. states have voted to legalize drugs like marijuana and some people take a more relaxed approach to certain substances, but that does not mean drug use by...

Good Co-Parenting and Preventing Conflict Can Involve Some New Pick-up and Drop-off Tips For many divorced parents, there is usually a period when picking up and dropping off kids works out well, and other times people need some helpful pick-up and drop-off tips. Sometimes things start going wrong and pick-ups and drop-offs are late, at the wrong location or missed altogether. In a worst scenario a child...

The 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are Some of the Best Attorneys in Texas Every year around this time the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars listings are released and those who are nominated, reviewed and selected to these listings receive recognition that is well-earned. Because the process is independent and based on peer review and nomination the listed 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are attorneys...

Kids Going Back-to-School and Divorce, When You Get One Shot at Raising Your Children The stakes are high when you are raising children to be well-educated and successful and this back-to-school and divorce podcast focuses on these challenges. The requirements to get into good schools are extensive and the competition is strong. Children under more pressure than every before can get swept away by school stress alone....