Attitudes That Contribute to Marital Conflict

By the time people come to me to initiate divorce proceedings, they are usually well-beyond hope that reconciliation with their spouse is possible. Each story begs the question of how these couples went from loving each other to wondering why they ever married to...

How to Find the “Legal Description” of Your Home

In many divorces, the parties agree that one of them will keep the marital residence in the final division. Your attorney will not only have to draft an order that states which party keeps the house, but will also need to draft documents called deeds. These are legal...

Opening of the Law Office of Jay D. Smith

After practicing family law for the past four years at the law firm of Akins, Nowlin & Prewitt, LLP, in Round Rock, Texas, I officially opened the doors of my new firm, Law Office of Jay D. Smith, on August 24, 2009. I will continue to practice exclusively family...