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

4 Duties of an Amicus Attorney in Texas

The best interests of children should come first and foremost when dealing with any family law situation. But what happens when parents disagree about what is best for their children? How does one ensure that a child’s needs are met in the middle of a contentious custody case? For many Texas courts, the answer is … Continue reading “4 Duties of an Amicus Attorney in Texas”

Staying Together for the Kids and Other Examples of Bad Divorce-Related Advice

When getting divorced it can be hard to know who to trust. Friends and family members will all be giving you their two cents about what you should and shouldn’t do. You might even be getting input from your kids or soon to be ex. What kinds of suggestions are helpful, and what is just … Continue reading “Staying Together for the Kids and Other Examples of Bad Divorce-Related Advice”

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