From Stepparent to Legal Parent: Stepparent Adoption in Texas

How to Succeed at Co-Parenting!

Separation and divorce can be one of the hardest storms a family has to weather. But even on rainy days the sun can make an appearance. Despite any hard feelings, it’s important for parents to work together to make sure the children remain unscathed as the family dynamic changes. Of course, this is easier said … Continue reading “How to Succeed at Co-Parenting!”

6 Things You Should Take Care of Before a Divorce

The day you decide to file for a divorce can be the start of a very difficult period in your life, and it’s important to try and make it as easy as possible for yourself and your kids. It IS possible, if you ensure that you do the following before you officially file the paperwork: … Continue reading “6 Things You Should Take Care of Before a Divorce”

Is it Time? 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Get a Divorce

No one ever gets married with the expectation that they’ll get divorced one day. Everyone wants the happily-ever-after after walking down the aisle. Unfortunately, the shocking divorce statistics in the U.S. show otherwise, with nearly 40% of marriages ending up in divorce. Divorce is a heartbreaking decision to make and can be a drawn out … Continue reading “Is it Time? 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Get a Divorce”

4 Ways You May be Sabotaging Your Child Custody Claim

For many parents, going through a child custody proceeding can be one of the toughest and most challenging times in their life. If you’re going through a child custody battle, you want to do everything you can to make the best of your case. Unfortunately, you may be negatively affecting your child custody claim without knowing … Continue reading “4 Ways You May be Sabotaging Your Child Custody Claim”

Texas Spousal Maintenance/Alimony: How is it Calculated?

Alimony or spousal support allows one spouse to receive periodic payments to ensure that the partner without sufficient income has support while they get back on their feet. Spouse support in Texas is designed to ensure that both spouses can meet their basic needs after the divorce. In Texas, alimony is legally referred to as … Continue reading “Texas Spousal Maintenance/Alimony: How is it Calculated?”

The Dangers of Handling Your Texas Divorce on Your Own, Without an Attorney

Sometimes getting a divorce is necessary for couples to leave an unhappy situation and get on with their lives; for others, it’s a heartbreaking ordeal. No matter who wants to split up and who doesn’t, the fact remains that no one can force a marriage to continue, and if either partner wants a divorce, they … Continue reading “The Dangers of Handling Your Texas Divorce on Your Own, Without an Attorney”

When Should We Consider Signing a Post-Marital Agreement?

Many people have heard of premarital or postnuptial agreements and tend to think poorly of them. But did you know that there’s also such a thing as a post-marital agreement and it can be a huge benefit in a relationship? Both a premarital and post-marital agreement only serve to help you protect your assets and … Continue reading “When Should We Consider Signing a Post-Marital Agreement?”

5 Signs Your Marriage Could Be Headed for Divorce

Society often paints the picture that getting divorced is equated to relationship failure, and that it’s a negative resolution to an unhappy marriage. This stereotype can be far from the truth, as divorce can sometimes be the best outcome for both parties. When your relationship seems completely different than the happy one you used to … Continue reading “5 Signs Your Marriage Could Be Headed for Divorce”

Texas Divorce 101: How Texas Courts Determine Division of Assets

There are a lot of details to hammer out when it comes to getting divorced. Aside from figuring out where to live or determining a child custody schedule, a major facet of divorce has to do with the division of assets. In the state of Texas, there are very specific rules that govern how this … Continue reading “Texas Divorce 101: How Texas Courts Determine Division of Assets”

From Stepparent to Legal Parent: Stepparent Adoption in Texas

Although family law can be full of painful and difficult moments, one of the greatest joys of family law is watching a family come to completion through the adoption process. This can be a situation where a child is adopted by two parents who are not biologically the child’s parents, or it can happen through … Continue reading “From Stepparent to Legal Parent: Stepparent Adoption in Texas”

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