Consider different ways to split co-parenting time

If you are in the midst of a divorce in Texas and are negotiating a custody agreement, you may want to heed the advice of the experts. They are now telling parents that the traditional 50-50 custody schedule in which the children alternate weeks between the...

Try these strategies for a smoother divorce

Texas divorces can generally end in one of two ways. Either the parties are able to reach an agreement after negotiating, or the divorce will end up in court. The strategies that the spouses use during the process will have a direct impact on whether the divorce can...

Consider the costs before opting for a divorce trial

Texas divorces that are not amicable from the start may reach a critical decision point at some time during the process. Specifically, couples will need to decide whether to continue working towards a resolution or to proceed to a divorce trial. Before electing for a...

What you need to know about Gray Divorce

Divorce rates may be dropping for young Americans, but they are almost doubling for couples over the age of 50, causing a rise in the phenomenon known as ‘Gray Divorce’. Roughly one in four divorces are  gray. Factors in the rise of gray divorce include the number...

10 Tips for Building a Blended Family

National Family Day is Thursday, Sept. 26 Did you know that nearly 75 percent of Americans who divorce each year will ultimately find themselves remarried and starting a blended family? Nearly 113.6 million Americans have step-relationships. We all know that quality...

What You Need to Know About Millennial Divorces

By: Kris Balekian-Hayes Millennials are often a hot topic of discussion because they are the favorite generation to blame for killing certain industries and trends like dining at restaurant chains, using paper napkins and more. However, that same generation can be...

Balekian Hayes Movie Event!

Balekian Hayes And Dallas CASA Host Children in the Care of Dallas County Child Protective Services Private VIP Viewing event of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ for those impacted by abuse and neglect Dallas, TX – (May 9, 2019) – Family law firm, Balekian Hayes PLLC, with the...