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More Boomers Divorcing After Years of Marriage

by Houston Divorce Lawyer Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III Note: This article was originally published in the July 17, 2013 issue of The Houston Chronicle Senior Living Special Section. While the overall divorce rate in the U.S. has declined since 1990, it has doubled for…

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Modifications of Prior Court Orders

by Houston Divorce Attorney Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III A Motion to Modify is a written request to the court asking to change a previous order. In family law, that can mean changing things like child custody or visitation, child support, or other provisions found…

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Hidden Assets in a Divorce May Be Just Clicks Away

By Patricia Barrett, CFP, CDFA Over the years, I am often asked to help divorcing individuals track down potential assets of their spouses during a divorce. It is always an arduous job, sifting through files of paper records to find irregularities during discovery -- pouring…

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The Five Keys to Your Next Best Life

by Houston Divorce Attorney Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III Experiencing a major life change such as divorce is challenging. In our opinion, knowledge is empowering.  And each woman going through divorce has unique needs beyond securing the services of a divorce attorney. The Guide to…

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Divorce Myths — Separating Fact From Fiction

by Houston Divorce Attorney Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III I often find myself dispelling the many myths surrounding the divorce process when the topic comes up among friends, family or clients. I usually start by saying, "Divorce in real life is nothing like divorce on…

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Giving thanks During Divorce Will Shift Your Perspective

by Houston Divorce Attorney Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III This week most Americans spend time with their families, friends, and loved ones giving thanks. For those who are going through divorce or whose marriages are on the brink, the holidays can be especially difficult and…


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