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Red flags people often miss in their own marriages

red-flags-people-often-miss-in-their-own-marriages.jpgWhile people often feel like divorce comes on suddenly, the reality is that many people simply overlook red flags that could have shown them something was wrong well in advance. Understanding what your future holds helps you plan for that future, so here are a few common red flags to keep in mind.

The role of discovery in your contested divorce

The role of discovery in your contested divorceNobody really wants to go through a hotly-contested divorce, but sometimes it's inevitable. If your spouse is refusing to play fair and won't work with you, sometimes the only choice you have is to move toward litigation. This is where the methods used in legal discovery become important.

When shouldn't you bother with mediation before divorce?

Mediation.jpgMediation is often presented as a great alternative to a litigated divorce -- and it can be! However, it does have its limitations. There are times when all the good intentions in the world aren't going to help you avoid litigation and mediation is simply a waste of money, time and effort.

How do you survive a divorce with a narcissist?

Divorce.jpgMost couples go through their divorces rather quietly. They instinctively know that it's better to work things out than battle it out in court. The financial expense of a court battle alone is intimidating enough -- and that's before you get to the fact that going to court means letting a stranger (the judge) control your life.

Accolades & Achievements

Karen Marvel, Brandon Wong and Michael C. de la Garza Are Proud To Have Achieved The Following Legal Accolades for Exemplary Legal Service.

*Karen Marvel was recognized in Texas Monthly in 2008-2017 as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters service)

**Karen Marvel is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization