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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Why Divorce Might Feel Personal, But It’s Ultimately Business.

The first reaction a person typically has to divorce—especially if the person doesn’t see it coming—is shock or anger or distress. It feels personal: It’s a rejection, after all, and if you don’t see it coming, it also pulls the rug out from under you, destabilizing a foundation you’d been counting on keeping.

But once the initial emotions pass, you have the business of divorce to take care of. Even though it coincides with the end of a relationship, divorce is the legal process of ending a marriage, and ultimately produces a legal document that allocates shared assets and spells out the days and times you’re legally entitled to be with your children.

If you think of it like that, it allows you more of a business transaction mindset about your divorce, thinking about its impact on your finances and your future. It can be very tempting to act out of emotion in divorce—either giving something away you shouldn’t because you just want to get to the finish line, or obstructing the process because you’re not quite ready for the divorce to be final. But emotion can cloud the thoughtful, logical work you need to do in order to come to a decree that works for your life after divorce.

In our initial consultation meeting, we can talk to you about your situation, what you need coming out of the divorce, and how to get you there.