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Kelly Burris Explains Texas 50/50 Custody Bill

WOAI_LogoA bill making its way through the Texas state legislature would give parents equal custody of their children following a divorce.

Cordell & Cordell Regional Partner Kelly Burris recently appeared on WOAI San Antonio to explain the significance of the “50/50 custody bill.” [Read more…]

7 Cordell & Cordell Texas Attorneys Named Rising Stars

Texas Super Lawyers Rising StarsSeven Cordell & Cordell Texas attorneys were recently recognized as Rising Stars in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

Jane Robertson, Raul Sandoval, Amanda Clepper, Lauren Melhart, Dena Wilson, Julianne Morgan, and Samuel Sanchez were awarded the Texas Rising Stars designation. [Read more…]

Senior Attorney Lauren Melhart Receives Certification In Family Law From TBLS

Melhart_LaurenTexas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) recently announced Cordell & Cordell Senior Attorney Lauren Melhart received Board Certification in Family Law, one of only 34 family law attorneys to receive this prestigious designation in 2014.  [Read more…]

Five Cordell & Cordell Attorneys Recognized By San Antonio Scene Magazine

san antonio scene magazine best lawyersFive Cordell & Cordell attorneys based in San Antonio, Texas were named in San Antonio Scene Magazine’s Best Lawyers 2014 list.

Attorneys Amanda L. Clepper, Maribel Cruz, Ashley Duffy, Lauren Koporec and Rachel Sadovsky were all recognized in the best lawyers list.

San Antonio Scene Magazine has been conducting this Best Lawyers list for ten years. The list get recognition by both attorneys and magazine readers in the San Antonio area.

This year’s vote for the best lawyers placed more emphasis on where voters work, their area of practice and how long they have been practicing.

Read more about San Antonio Scene Magazine’s Best Lawyers 2014 list here.

Why The Divorce Rate Is Highest In January

woai_logo_header_0_1376919558Divorce filings and inquiries to divorce attorneys significantly increase in January due to a number of reasons, according to Texas divorce attorney Samuel Sanchez.

Mr. Sanchez told San Antonio radio station 1200 WOAI that stressed caused by the holidays and financial liabilities late in the year is a contributing factor to the January spike, but cautions that divorces aren’t just triggered by the holidays.

“Couples don’t suddenly decide to divorce in the days before January,” Mr. Sanchez said. “In all of the cases, the problems have been building for some time.”

To read the full interview about the reasons behind January’s high divorce rate, please read the article “Holidays Over, January Top Month for Divorce.”