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The Barbknecht Firm, P.C., in Plano, Texas, is committed to providing the information that is important to our Dallas and Richardson area clients. We regularly add articles, blog entries and other information that can provide valuable insight into the legal issues you are facing. We work hard be your one-stop resource for all your legal questions, however, there is no substitute for a lawyer's advice regarding your specific legal issue.

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  • How can I co-parent well during back-to-school time? Co-parenting positively after a divorce is possible but is hardly easy. Many a Texas parent who has had to find ways to cooperate with a former spouse can attest to this. When schedules and routines are disrupted such as during holiday times the challenges with co-parenting can increase.
  • Is This My Lawyer? If you are being sued and the insurance company is paying for a lawyer to represent you, it is important that you are comfortable with the way the lawyer is handling your case.
  • Minor Prove Up (Friendly Suit) - What Is It? Since people under the age of 18 are generally not able to be bound by contract, a so-called "friendly suit" is filed to obtain court approval of a settlement involving a minor.
  • Reservation Of Rights Letter When there are questions about whether a claim should or should not be covered under your insurance policy, the insurance company can send you a "reservation of rights" letter notifying you that further investigation is needed before a decision can be made.
  • Declaratory Judgments The Declaratory Judgment Act allows parties to a dispute to submit the facts of a case to the court and ask the court to make a determination. The act can be very helpful in disputes between insurance companies and their insureds.
  • Working Together For Your Children Divorce is a difficult process for everyone in the family, especially the children. Parents have the ability to make the divorce process and life after the divorce as painless as possible on the children when they make the commitment to work together.
  • Could A less-contentious Texas divorce Be Right For You? If you are able to work with your spouse to resolve disputes regarding child custody, property division and other issues, collaborative divorce may be a more efficient and cost-effective option for you.