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

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Divorce and Family Law Matters

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 can a family law firm be both compassionate and tough?

| Nov 30, 2018 | Family Law |

How can a law firm be both compassionate and tough, you’re wondering? Can you simultaneous be concerned for everyone involved in a negotiation and yet fight to get what one person wants? That’s the challenge we take on every day at the Law Office of Lisa A. Vance, because both compassion and toughness are essential to our mission.

On one hand, we know how hard divorce can be on families. We know that people who are getting divorced started as couples in love, and some of them still may love each other, but know that they can’t live together as married couples. We also know that people getting divorced who have children love them, and hate that divorce creates confusion and even pain for their children.

Because of this, we bring a great deal of compassion to our practice. We recommend counselors to work with divorcing couples and their children when we see that it would help them with their emotions and would help them move forward in their divorces. We make sure that couples are focused on their children, and work with them to have civil, principled divorces that focus on issues and help them move on to happy post-divorce lives.

We also offer alternative dispute resolutions methods for those couples we think can benefit from them. Collaborative law allows a couple to negotiate a settlement outside of the courtroom, with each person represented by a lawyer committed to helping the couple find a solution that doesn’t involve litigation. Mediation, another means of divorcing without going to court, allows a couple to focus on negotiating a solution, with the help of a mediator, over a half-day or full-day session.

Opting for an alternative to court doesn’t mean you’re conceding, though. Those clients of ours who use collaborative law and mediation let us know what’s important to them, and we fight for them, seeking a win for our clients within the aim of a win-win solution. There are battles fought in negotiations, to be sure, but taking those battles out of the courtroom can make a huge difference for families who want resolution without rancor.

But we know how to fight in the courtroom when we need to. Some cases absolutely have to be fought through litigation – we can often make that determination even before the initial consultation, and we prepare accordingly. We fight with solutions in mind, with a plan that factors in your time and how quickly you want to settle your divorce, and with the knowledge of what the other side might do in response to how we attempt to move your case forward.

Some lawyers who claim to be good fighters are actually good at gumming up the works and filing motions that don’t move you closer to resolution. We prefer to fight with purpose, with each move geared toward either moving toward a solution or moving it past roadblocks the other side might be trying to put up.

If you’re looking for a compassionate and tough approach to your family law case, that factors in your family and your feelings while sticking up for you, check out the Law Office of Lisa A. Vance. We can help you determine which direction works best for you as you seek to resolve your divorce and move on, securing what’s of greatest importance to you.

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