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Top Misconceptions about the Texas Divorce Process

I was recently interviewed about what I’ve seen in the 40+ years of practicing in Dallas and surrounding cities and counties about the common misconceptions that people have about the divorce process. There are plenty. The list is from whether… Read More

When Getting a Divorce is Not Enough…

Sometimes getting a divorce isn’t enough… According to the Dallas Morning News, a Dallas actress is accused of blackmailing her now-former husband with a recording of him having sex with another woman. Leslie Amanda Hippensteel, 31, faces a charge of… Read More

Avoid 6 Common Errors in Your Divorce

This  bullet points here are summairized from The Huffington Post   article by Diane L. Danois, J.D. Attorney.  She calls out many of the issues we see every day as divorce attorneys.  I call #2 “getting advice from the Kitchen… Read More

Brad Pitt Cleared of alleged Abuse, Files for Joint Custody

According to news reports,The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has cleared actor Brad Pitt of child abuse allegations. The accusations against Pitt came up during the actor’s divorce from Angelina Jolie, with whom he has biological… Read More

USA now part of Hague Child Support Collection Regime allowing International Child Support Collection

On August 30, 2016, the President signed the instrument of ratification for the Hague Convention on International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. This Convention contains numerous groundbreaking provisions that, for the first time on a global… Read More

Ken Raggio Awarded Statewide Award

Ken Raggio was awarded the 2016 Joseph P. McKnight Best Family Law CLE Article Award at the 2016 Advanced Family Law Course held in San Antonio.  The article, co authored with (now) Collin County District Judge Emily Miskel is entitled… Read More

The Gray Divorce…even the Washington Post is Writing About It

Many prior blog posts on this site and on www.RaggioFamilyLaw.com have dealt with the Gray Divorce, or  the issues couples face over 50  in divorcing.   The Washington Post has published a column that deals with these issues, pointing out… Read More

The FBI is Using an Israeli firm -Cellebrite- to Unlock Shooter’s Iphone

This is a repost from PC Magazine; the take away for us is that every TMobile, AT&T, Verizon, etc cellphone store uses a Cellbrite Touch–hardware and software by the Israeli firm Celebrite– to transfer contacts, phone numbers, text messages etc… Read More

Reminder: April 1st Deadline for Designating Kids Summer Possession Periods

Under the Texas Standard Possession Order, April 1st of each year is the deadline for the non-primary parent to designate his or her 30 day extended summer possession period. The standard possession order states that April 1st is the deadline… Read More

Soberlink –a Great Tool

Soberlink a a Great Tool in a case where alcohol is a problem.  I had it in a case here in the Dallas area and made a difficult situation very workable.  I later demonstrated how Soberlink worked to the annual… Read More

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