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What to do if you are threatened, harassed or stalked before, during or after divorce

by Houston Divorce Attorney Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III

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Avoid litigation in a divorce by choosing Alternative Dispute Resolution

by Trey Yates While litigation is still an option for divorcing couples, many are turning to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) options to save money, save time and more effectively control the outcome. Through ADR methods such as mediation, arbitration or collaborative law, couples may be…

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Why a do-it-yourself divorce may not be in your best interest

by Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III If you are considering divorce, you may be thinking about trying a do-it-yourself approach using a website, book(s), and/or court-provided documents. Maybe you are hoping to save money, time, or heartache by simply getting it done. These are good…

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Five Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season During Divorce

by Trey Yates The holidays are only days away. Traditionally, holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the Winter Solstice are a time for bringing the family together to celebrate. However, when you are in the middle of or have recently completed divorce proceedings, the season…

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2021 is finally here, and Texas lawyers brace for surge in divorce filings

by Trey Yates If you are online searching for divorce information as the New Year begins, you are not alone. Divorce filings spike this time of year for many reasons, and the pandemic has heightened this pattern. “Divorce is seasonal,” says Vicky Townsend, co-founder and…


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