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As the situation with COVID-19 continues to develop and evolve, the safety, health and well-being of our clients and our team is extremely important to us. We are watching for the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and international medical experts to learn how we can best manage our facility and our clients.

We would like to reassure you that The Law Office of Lisa A. Vance, P.C. will continue to be available to provide services to all of our clients.

Our lawyers and paralegals are working in the office and electronically, although most of us are working from home. Below is a list of FAQs regarding our response and commitment to you during COVID-19.

Can I even have a consultation with my lawyer remotely?

Yes, The Office of Lisa A. Vance, P.C. has a comprehensive remote working capability and all of our lawyers and paralegals are equipped to work securely from home.

Will my lawyer be available to answer questions and work on my case?

Yes, your legal matters will continue to receive our attention. You can email, call, or videoconference with your lawyer during this time.

We also have multiple videoconferencing options; please contact your attorney for the platform that works best for you

How are court hearings and appointments affected?

Court in Bexar County are now conducted by Zoom Please see our blog article Court via Zoom: It’s Actually, Really Court (and Here’s How It Works)

Can I consult with a lawyer about a new family law or divorce matter?

Yes, we have office staff working in house and remotely to ensure continuity in our business. For information about a family law or divorce matter, please call our office or complete the Request a Consultation Form.

Your family law matters remain our top concern and we are not going to permit this pandemic to take priority over your needs. We will remain confident, alert and prepared.

We wish you and your family well as we work through this difficult situation together.

With warm regards,
Lisa A Vance



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Couple still fighting divorce issues after 17 years

| Aug 20, 2013 | Divorce |

Divorce was not meant to be made into a lifelong process that consumes one’s life. Judges and most good lawyers in Texas and throughout the country seek to achieve fair settlements and then see their clients move on to new lives and new beginnings. Unfortunately, there are some who would abuse the system. They can be from any walk of life, but the story today deals with the least likely of couples: formerly married law professors who’ve had various aspects of their divorce and custody case continuing for the past 17 years and it’s still going!

Most of the judges who’ve had to deal with these two feuding legal minds have rebuked them sharply for disregarding the ethical values of the profession. The judges have expressed shock and one said it was ‘frightening’ that the two professors are teaching law. Judges have complained that the law professors, who should know the court rules, repeatedly violated those rules and misused the system.

The ex-husband is a law professor at the University of Cincinnati. The ex-wife is a professor at the Chase College of Law at the University of Northern Kentucky. Typically, a divorce without children can be completed in six to nine months, and one involving kids and custody can be completed in a year.

While their divorce was concluded after five years, the ex-spouses have been involved in at least 28 other cases against each other. The ex-husband told reporters that he didn’t deserve the criticism and instead blamed judges for not cracking down on what he said were improper activities by his ex-wife. To some extent, he may be correct, based on the intense criticism made by judges against the ex-wife’s exclusion of the father from his children.

Nonetheless, in Texas and elsewhere this is not the intended use of the divorce process. The bickering here points to intense personal animosity and a basic failure to appreciate and use common sense, good manners and a cooperative framework of negotiations in resolving family law issues. Perhaps that’s why they are in academia and not out practicing in the trenches: they wouldn’t know how to negotiate a resolution to the simplest of matters.

Source: USA Today, “17-year divorce fight tests Ohio courts,” Kimball Perry, Aug. 12, 2013

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