Divorce Guide to Good Divorce

Women at Midlife More Likely to Initiate Divorce, Yet Have the Most to Lose

Divorce in Midlife

Women at Midlife More Likely to Initiate Divorce, Yet Have the Most to Lose According to a survey conducted by AARP, women facing divorce in midlife are especially vulnerable financially, and more likely than men to be troubled about becoming financially destitute. In her book, He’s History, You’re Not:...

Temporary Orders During Divorce Protect Both Spouses

For many individuals facing divorce, a common concern is the disruption of financial security during the divorce process. This issue can be especially frightening and overwhelming when a stay-at-home parent, a financially dependent spouse or a disabled spouse is facing divorce. Here are some of the concerns I hear...

Gratitude Increases Happiness, Even During Divorce

by Houston Divorce Attorney Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III One very important segment of my law practice involves helping clients navigate the choppy waters of divorce. As one might expect, this is typically a very difficult time when my clients often feel overwhelmed, anxious, flawed, and dejected. As their...

You Play A Vital Role In Your Divorce Process

If you are considering or seeking a divorce, my best advice is to find out all you can about the divorce process itself. Knowledge is power, so the more you know, the more engaged you will be in your divorce, and the more empowered you will be in determining...

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 those older than 50,...

Loving Life After Divorce

by Divorce Attorney in Houston, Sam M. “Trey” Yates, III Note: This article was originally published in the July 2013 issue of Change Magazine. As a board certified family law attorney practicing in the area of divorce and related family law matters since 1986, I have had the professional...

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 Good Divorce program identifies...

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 reality TV.” With that...

Busting Divorce Myths on Great Day Houston

On Friday, March 23, I appeared on Great Day Houston along with Certified Divorce Financial Planner Patricia Barrett and Executive Coach Debra Bruce. The topic of discussion was the myths surrounding divorce. Watch the video below: Regardless of where women may be in the process of divorce, The Guide...

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