WE ARE WORKING!
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
Keeping your divorce on track when challenges arise
For some couples, it can be very apparent that their relationship just is not going to work out. The spouses 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 problems lead to the same 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. Once one of the parties 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 each side 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 make agreements before they understand the significance of these decisions. When they learn that they will not be able to be involved in their child’s life, 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 their own residence, which will be costs that they may not realize. Proper divorce planning includes being aware of these future expenses, so that they can be potentially addressed during the property division or support part of the proceedings.
Many of these mistakes are easily preventable, if the individuals would take advantage of the time that they have 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 have been spending a lot of time thinking about getting a divorce, you should 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.
Your attorney will be able to work on your behalf to find you the best resolutions to your custody and property division concerns. This will help remove some of the emotions that frequently result in time-consuming and frustrating arguments between the spouses. Once you have been able to officially finalize your divorce, you will be in a much better position to begin your new life.