Videos PlayMeet Paula Lock Smyth PlayI understand you represent a lot of Mothers in divorce cases. How did that come about?PlayI understand you represent a lot of Fathers in divorce cases. How did that come about?PlayWhat does it mean to be the Locksmith?PlayWhat piece of advice do you repeatedly give clients?PlayWhat do you do when you’re not practicing law?PlayTell us about a rewarding or significant case you’ve handled.PlayWhat’s the most rewarding aspect of your work as a lawyer?PlayWhat’s your experience as a lawyer?PlayHidden Assets - I think my spouse might be hiding assets from me. How can you help locate those?PlayDivision of Retirement Accounts: What considerations need to be taken into account in dividing retirement accounts in a divorce?PlayValuing a Small Business: How do you go about valuing a small business in a divorce proceeding?PlayMilitary Divorce: What are some of the unique issues that arise in military divorces?PlayProtective Orders: I am afraid of my spouse. What can you do to help protect me?PlayAlimony and Support Under Texas Law: Is there a difference between alimony and support under Texas law?PlayTexas Community Property Laws: I’ve heard Texas is a community property state. What does that mean?PlayEstate Planning after Divorce: My spouse and I have an estate plan in place. What impact will divorce have on that plan?PlayRestraining Orders in Divorce: What types of restraining orders are typically issued in divorce cases?PlayChild Custody and Conservatorship: I’ve heard the terms “custody” and “conservatorship” in relation to children in divorce.PlayCollaborative Divorce in Texas: What is the collaborative divorce process like?PlayFathers’ Rights: Are mothers presumed to be more suitable custodial parents than men under Texas law?PlayHigh Net Worth Divorce: What is your experience in handling high net worth divorce?PlayHow should one go about hiring a lawyer? What traits and experience should one look for?PlayI am a father who believes I should have custody of my children. What steps should I take as I contemplate divorce?PlayMediation in Texas Family Law: How is the mediation process different from the collaborative divorce process?PlayModifications of Custody Agreements_ Under what circumstances might a court allow a child conservatorship agreement to be modified?PlayWhat are the potential cons of collaborative divorce?PlayWhat if one parent has to relocate out of state – how does that affect child conservatorship?PlayWhat is the cost of a litigated divorce vs. collaborative divorce?