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How Do I Communicate with my Family Lawyer

The number one complaint clients have about their lawyers is that they do not return phone calls and emails. In ethics seminars and continuing education, lawyers are constantly reminded of the importance of communicating with their client. So why are so many lawyers so bad at it? There is nothing more personal or important than Read More

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HBWV Hires New Family Law Attorney

HBWV would like to welcome Colby G. Berry to the firm! Colby comes to us from the Thomas J. Henry Law firm in Corpus Christi and is the son of partner Byron Berry. He is a hardworking attorney who works tirelessly to obtain his clients’ goals, by building his practice on a foundation of compassion, Read More

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The Right of First Refusal and Child Custody

Do a Google search on the right of first refusal and you will find numerous articles from the state of Illinois. A law has been enacted there requiring the right of first refusal in all child custody cases. This has created quite a controversy among legislators, lawyers, and parent facilitators. But why? What Is the Read More

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Child Possession and Visitation – The 50/50 Possession Schedule

When most people think of parents having split custody of a child, they think of the standard possession order. That’s when one parent has the child the majority of the time and the other parent has the child every other weekend. There has been a trend developing among legislators, psychologists, and in some courts to Read More

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Child Possession Schedules

One of the first questions all parents have when starting the divorce process is “When will I get to see my kids?” In Texas, child possession and visitation can take many shapes and forms depending on a variety of factors. These factors will all be taken into account through the lens which the judges must Read More

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What to Make of Client Reviews and Testimonials

When I started practicing law there were no websites with reviews, there was no AVVO, or no Google Maps. If you couldn’t get a referral from a friend, you went to the World Wide Web or cracked open the yellow pages. Both are forms of advertising created to show the law firm in the best Read More

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Divorce: Does It Matter Who Files First?

One of the most common questions I’m asked in divorce consultations is, “Does it matter who files first?” I was looking at a popular website where people can ask attorneys questions, and this question was asked. Four lawyers responded to the question. Much to my surprise, three out of four responded by stating that it Read More

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Selecting a Family Lawyer: Old School Vs. New School

When I started practicing law 17 years ago, most attorneys had websites, but the internet was a secondary means for finding a lawyer. At that time, the old school method for finding an attorney was to get a referral. The new school way, though really not new at the time, was to break open the Read More

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The Gray Divorce

What Happens When Marriage Ends after 50? When couples get married, everyone agrees that they’re in it for the long haul; for better or for worse. However, sometimes feelings change, people evolve and emotional distance increases enough for happily ever after to come to a premature end with divorce. When marriages end, it’s a given Read More

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Divorce in the Information Age: Lessons from the Ashley Madison Hack

By Brian K. Tackett The tagline for Ashley Madison is: “Life it Short. Have an affair.” This is a website specifically marketed to married people who want to have an affair. It boasts “over 40,915,000 anonymous members.” Uh Oh! How many of those 40+ million “anonymous” users thought they would be outed by a hacker? Read More

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  • "From my first meeting with Mr. Berry and his staff, I was immediately relieved. The bankruptcy process was explained to me simply and objectively and I was made to feel at ease through the entire ordeal. I was especially impressed by his helpful and knowledgeable assistant, Jackie Cox. I would hope to be able to retain Byron Berry for any future needs." - Anonymous

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