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We are now accepting clients statewide in Texas.

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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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Keeping your divorce on track when challenges arise

| Jan 19, 2018 | Divorce |

Some couples come to understand, despite working on their relationships, that it’s just not going to work out. They may have spent considerable time trying to resolve their differences, but soon learn that the solutions they have created only provide temporary relief. The same inherent problems they have lead to thesame arguments, which can be very frustrating for everyone involved.

It can take a long time for one of the spouses to build up enough courage to finally file for divorce. But once one of them moves forward, the entire situation will change. Now, instead of arguing over trivial day-to-day matters, the couple will be arguing about much more important issues, such as the determination of child custody or the division of the marital property.

This can make it much more challenging for them to find an agreement to these issues. In some situations, one of the spouses may simply give up. These individuals want to have the marriage over as soon as possible, and they’ll make agreements that disadvantage them before they understand the significance of these decisions. Once they realize how they’ve limited themselves, they may come to regret not taking the time to work toward a better resolution.

Couples also need to pay special attention to what will happen after the divorce has been completed. Each spouse will generally need to establish his or her own residence, and the not-immediately-apparent costs associated with those. Planning a divorce needs to include an awareness of those future expenses, in order for them to be potentially addressed during the property division or support part of the proceedings.

Many of the mistakes that divorcing couples are easily preventable by taking advantage of the time before the divorce. Putting the right plans in place can help alleviate a lot of stress, and help people transition after the divorce is complete.

If you’re thinking about getting a divorce, it makes sense for you to speak to an experienced family law attorney to create a plan that is specific to your current situation. This ensures that you will be prepared for the challenges that can often arise during the divorce process.

At the Law Office of Lisa Vance, we can meet with you privately and confidentially to start you toward the best resolutions to your custody and property division concerns. We can ascertain what you want and need from the divorce-because sometimes, there’s a difference-and can also talk about what your spouse might be looking for.

Knowing those wants and needs at the outset can help remove some of the emotions that frequently result in time-consuming and frustrating arguments between spouses. If you opt for an alternative dispute resolution process to settle your divorce, like mediation or collaboration, knowing your wants and needs can even help speed and streamline those negotiations.

Challenges arise in divorce for many couples, but an experienced family lawyer-like the ones at the Law Office of Lisa Vance-can help you navigate those challenges and get to a settlement. Once you have been able to officially finalize your divorce, with the challenges of the divorce behind you, you will be in a much better position to begin your new life.

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