The Law Office of Lisa A. Vance, P.C.

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We are now accepting clients statewide in Texas.


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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How Low Will the Other Side Go?

| Jan 27, 2017 | Divorce |

When I sit down with a client to learn more about his or her case, one of the things I ask is, “How low do you think your spouse will go?”

One reason to ask that question is to be prepared for whatever the other side might do in litigation. Though every case is capable of surprise, it’s better to be as prepared as possible heading into litigation. If there’s something my client might be accused of, whether it’s true or not, we need to know about it.


My hope going into every case is that my client has been upfront and honest with me, fully disclosing everything I’d need to know. If you are my client, I will tell you, unequivocally, that you can trust me with all that you might possibly have to say about your situation. The more I know, the better I can litigate on your behalf.


If we find ourselves in a situation where the other side is going low in litigation by false or frivolous pleading–essentially, taking up the judge’s time with allegations that aren’t true or aren’t relevant to the case–I can file the necessary documents and work to dispense of those pleadings as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, it can sometimes take time and energy to take care of those matters. And the costs can add up if the other side continues to push.


Sometimes, if it’s clear that continuing to push will go nowhere, it’s possible to appeal to the other side by pointing out the escalating costs. Even someone who has dug in and continues to fight might realize, “Hey, I’m losing money, I’m not getting anywhere, and so this really just isn’t worth it.”

In litigation, I’m willing to fight for my clients, but I’m also looking to fight toward a resolution. While fighting is sometimes necessary, I see it as a means to an end, allowing my clients to get done with their divorces and work on building their post-divorce lives. 

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