January 2020 – Out & About in the Heart Katy

The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Holiday Luncheon at Brookwood in Brookshire, Texas. Members and guests enjoyed lunch and a special performance by the Arc of Katy...

Muses For The Holiday Season – 2019

By Nancy L. Rommelmann PLLC | Family Law Attorney – On Children . . .  “Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.” – Lady Bird Johnson “Children must be taught how to think not what  to think.” – Margaret Mead “Children need models rather than critics.”  – Joseph...

FAQ’s Regarding the Texas Divorce Process and Procedures

By Nancy L. Rommelmann PLLC | Family Law Attorney – According to the Texas Family Code General Residency Rule for Divorce Suit: At the time of filing a suit for divorce in Texas, either the petitioner or the respondent has to be 1) a domiciliary of this state for the preceding six-month period; and 2)...

How to Foster Healthy Communication with Your Child

By Nancy L. Rommelmann PLLC | Family Law Attorney – Active listening requires a verbal response containing no actual message from the parent but rather a mirroring back of the child’s previous communication. Do: Look at a child at their eye level. Don’t bend over to talk to a child. Do bend from...

Four Big Challenges for Seniors Considering a Move

By Linda Jordan, Seniors Real Estate Specialist – Regardless of age, moving is one of life’s most challenging endeavors! It can be particularly stressful for seniors. These are some reasons why. 1. Leaving a home after many, many years. It’s quite common for seniors to have been in their current...

Mediation: What Is It and When Do You Mediate in a Family Law Case?

By Nancy L. Rommelmann PLLC | Family Law Attorney – Mediation is a commonly used method to settle family law cases and is an alternative to the formal process of going to trial. The Texas Family Code (TFC) Sections 6.602 and 153.0071 set out certain requirements for a Mediated Settlement Agreement...

Checklist for Parents of Elementary and Middle School Students for the New School Year

By Nancy L. Rommelmann PLLC | Family Law Attorney – Checklist: 1. Call your child’s school to determine when the open house is scheduled and ask if there are events that aren’t on the school’s website.  Many schools have “meet the teacher” day, which frequently is not on the school’s...

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

By Linda Jordan, Seniors Real Estate Specialist – 1. Setting an unsubstantiated asking price When pricing your home, you want to create interest. Supply/demand, market conditions, location, size, condition and amenities are all considerations. 2. Relying on a pre-sale appraisal for pricing A pre-sale...

Marriage and Alcoholics = Divorce

By Nancy L. Rommelmann PLLC  |  Family Law Attorney Alcohol remains the number one drug problem in the United States. It is a big problem in marriages that end in divorce. Facts About An Alcoholic: Lies – They have refined lying to an art form. They rationalize or justify their actions to the point...

The Three “C’s” of Parenting Cop • Coach • Consultant

By Nancy L. Rommelmann PLLC | Family Law Attorney – Nurturing a child to make good independent decisions for themselves is a goal most parents have for their child. The three C’s of parenting serve as a guide for this process. The three phases overlap at times as a child becomes more mature and more...

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