What You Should Know About An Uncontested Divorce

An “uncontested divorce” occurs when divorcing spouses agree on the terms of their divorce on their own and without going to court. In many uncontested cases, the parties have already reached an agreement before any attorneys are hired. In such cases, an attorney can...

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...