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

 

 

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When “My Divorce is Uncontested, Except For One Small Thing”

It’s not unusual that someone comes to our office, claiming that he or she has an uncontested divorce case except for “one small thing.” It can be a disputed asset, a disagreement over parenting time, or some other obstacle keeping the couple from walking away from the kitchen table with a decree.

If it truly is “one small thing,” it could be resolved in a meeting where a lawyer walks you through options and gets you to a settlement. Though our firm can only legally represent one party, it’s possible, in an otherwise uncontested divorce, to get the divorce settled with that arrangement.

If the “one small thing” is a little bigger, a mediation session might allow you to resolve that difference. Mediation can be used for more complex negotiations, but is particularly useful where it’s just one issue where compromise is viable.

Of course, there’s the chance that what might be “one small thing” to you turns out to be one big thing to your spouse, and there’s always the danger in divorce that one unresolved issue can open the door up to others.

At your first meeting, we can help determine the best strategy for taking care of that “one small thing” and getting your mostly uncontested divorce finished.