The North Texas Divorce & Family Law Blog covers topics in the legal realm of family law such as appeals, alimony, child support, collaborative law, contempt of court, custody, evidence, grandparents, property division, retirement, temporary orders, termination, and visitation. Verner & Brumley, P.C., the publisher of this blog, is based in Dallas, Texas, practices family law throughout North Texas. Verner & Brumley resolves family law matters by mediation, collaborative law, trials to the court and jury trials, and appeals.
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Collaborative Law: Two Day Basic Training by Janet P. Brumley About the Program: This two day basic training will cover interest based negotiation, a comparison and contrast of collaborative practice with litigation and mediation, an introduction to the Protocols of...
State Bar of Texas Section Report - Family Law - Fall 2009 by Jimmy L. Verner, Jr. Alimony: The Georgia Supreme Court refused to apply the “two-witness” rule to execution of a prenuptial agreement because a prenuptial agreement that sets the amount of alimony to be paid upon...
In a recent Tax Court case, White v. Commissioner, the court summarized IRS requirements for claiming dependents. The taxpayer was divorced with two children. The children lived with the mother. The taxpayer paid his child support, paid for health insurance for the children and also made...
As Congress searches for ways to stimulate the economy and lessen the impact of the recession, one idea being floated is to extend the 65% health insurance subsidy under COBRA. So what is COBRA, and what does it have to do with family law? If you get divorced, and your health insurance is...
State Bar of Texas Section Report - Family Law - Summer 2009 by Jimmy L. Verner, Jr. Agreements: The Washington Supreme Court characterized a premarital agreement as substantively unfair because it “severely restricted the creation of community property,” but the court split...
State Bar of Texas Section Report - Family Law - Spring 2009 by Jimmy L. Verner, Jr. A deal’s a deal: The New York Court of Appeals upheld the parties’ French premarital agreement, which characterized property that each spouse “may come to own subsequently by any means...
Jimmy Verner announced today that Grandparents' Rights in Texas is now available as a Kindle eBook from amazon.com. A physical copy will soon be available through amazon's CreateSpace feature. In 2000, the United States Supreme Court decided a case called Troxel v. Granville. The Court ruled...
State Bar of Texas Section Report - Family Law - Winter 2008 by Jimmy L. Verner, Jr. Alimony: The Utah Supreme Court approved a divorce decree that increased alimony as each child reached majority because the reduction in child support necessarily enhanced the obligor spouse’s ability to pay....
Texas Lawyer's "Tex Parte Blog" posted a nice blurb about our iPhone app that calculates Texas guideline child support: Texas child support? There's an app for that. Jimmy Verner Jr. (pictured), a shareholder in Dallas' Verner & Brumley, has begun marketing a Texas child...
Verner & Brumley, P.C., announces that Jimmy Verner has created an iPhone application that calculates Texas guideline child support. With only five inputs, anyone - whether an attorney or a person in the middle of a divorce or modification suit - can calculate the exact amount of Texas...