Verner Brumley Mueller Parker is pleased to announce that George Parker has been recognized in D Magazine's annual list of Best Lawyers for 2018. George has been the leader of our exceptionally talented Collin County office for years. Managing Partner, Jim Mueller, adds "George is an iconic figure in family law across Texas and his recognition is no surprise to our firm or his grateful clients.
Nobody likes a surprise letter from the Internal Revenue Service saying he or she owes more taxes. When your divorce is over, you want to be sure that you don’t later discover you owe taxes you weren’t expecting to pay. A number of tax issues may arise in your divorce. Your attorney may not be able to answer all of your tax questions, so consulting your accountant or tax advisor for additional
Divorce can be a long process. If the case is heavily litigated, it can take more than a year. I have even seen some cases take four or five years. In my experience, a lot of clients going through a divorce get so caught up in the process and getting the settlement or trial outcome that they want that they fail to plan for life after divorce. Just because the judge has signed your divorce decree
Verner Brumley Mueller Parker congratulates Abby Foster of our McKinney office for being Family Law Board Certified! There are over 100,000 attorneys licensed to practice in Texas. Only 7,450 have earned the right to be publicly recognized as Board Certified specialists in one of 24 select areas of law. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization was established in 1974 by the Supreme Court of Texas
Jim Mueller presented at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Drafting conference on December 7-8, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. His topic was Marital Property Agreements, and Jim provided a detailed presentation accompanied by a 22-page reference paper that outlined a comprehensive approach to drafting marital property agreements in Texas.
The Huffington Post had an amusing and informative post recently discussing the finer points of “Adulting” during your divorce. In other words, act like the grown-up that you are during your divorce, even though your soon-to-be-ex may not. It will make your divorce go more smoothly, and will be better for your mental health. The author, Christina Pesoli, states that “Getting a divorce requires a
In a marriage we all have a fiduciary duty to the family that transcends our own selfish wants. To keep financial fidelity in our marriage, we must honor that fiduciary duty. So many problems within a marriage have their roots in financial disputes. Lets look at one example. Rick buys season tickets to a professional sports team. He announces to Ellen that he will be going with one of his
Verner Brumley Mueller Parker PC earned two different rankings in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm has been recognized in this prestigious national ranking for eight consecutive years. This year, the firm was recognized with two Tier 1 Metropolitan rankings in Family Law and Mediation for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. “Our
Jimmy Verner successfully defended the appeal of a Hague Convention case in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in New Orleans. In that case, the Venezuelan parents decided to relocate their children to the United States because of danger and political turmoil in Venezuela. When they arrived in the United States, the father, a medical doctor, learned that he would have to
The news that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt should only come as a surprise to you if you are living under a rock. So how could you possibly relate to this Hollywood power couple’s divorce? You’d be surprised, the difference may just come down to a few extra zeros. Whether you work on a movie set or in an office, here are some things you should know about divorce and