Resources

In any legal matter, a trip to the courthouse is usually necessary, even if just to enter a final order on a case. Our firm represents clients predominantly in Collin, Dallas and Denton counties. Website links to the courthouses in those counties as well as a map link to each are provided below:

Dallas County Family Courts
600 Commerce Street
Dallas, Texas 75202
Directions
Collin County District Courts
2100 Bloomdale Road
McKinney, Texas 75071
Directions
Denton County District Courts
1450 E. McKinney Street
Denton, Texas 76209
Directions

For many prospective clients, the collaborative process allows them the legal opportunity they had hoped for in resolving their divorce or child custody matter. Those clients never wanted a lengthy, antagonistic court battle. For others, they never knew they even have another option.

The following are helpful links to organizations that help to educate the public about the collaborative law process as well as books that provide additional and more detailed information:

Our firm receives no financial incentive to promote listed resource materials.

Collaborative Divorce Texas
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
The Collaborative Way to Divorce by Stuart Webb & Ronald Ousky
Collaborative Divorce by Pauline Tesler & Peggy Thompson
Divorce Without Disaster by Janet P. Brumley
Divorce the Collaborative Way. Is It the Way for You? by Melinda Eitzen, Scott Clarke & Vicki James

If you think litigation might be an option for you, the following links may be helpful:

Kids in the Crossfire (video), a service of the Texas Young Lawyers Association
What to Expect in Texas Family Law Court, a publication of the Texas Young 
Lawyers Association

Regardless of the process you choose, some courts require the parties in all cases involving children to attend parenting classes. The following are programs acceptable to our local courts:

For Kids’ Sake
Children in the Middle
Families First (also known as EXCAP)
Child & Family Guidance Center
Divorce Sanity/Co-Parenting