VideosPlayMeet Paula Lock SmythPlayWhat piece of advice do you repeatedly give clients?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 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?