Common Law Marriage and Divorce in Texas

Common Law Marriage and Divorce in Texas

Many people have heard of the concept of a “common law” marriage, but most states have actually rescinded the rights of couples to engage in a common law marriage in recent decades. Texas, however, is one of the few states that still allows for common law marriages to be recognized. By their nature, common law … Continue reading “Common Law Marriage and Divorce in Texas”

4 Key Benefits of a Mediated Divorce

When most people think about divorce, they imagine an ugly battle playing out between two disenchanted spouses in a courtroom—but it doesn’t have to be this way! There are alternative ways to obtain a divorce besides litigation, one of the most common of which is the mediation process. Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute … Continue reading “4 Key Benefits of a Mediated Divorce”

Fault vs. No-Fault Grounds for Texas Divorce

No matter where you live, in order to obtain a dissolution of your marriage you are going to have to list some sort of grounds for divorce. The “grounds for divorce” is the basis or reason why you want to end your marriage. Until the early 1970s in Texas, one spouse must have committed some … Continue reading “Fault vs. No-Fault Grounds for Texas Divorce”

6 Tips to Help You Manage Divorce Stress

The stress caused by a divorce can be overwhelming. It has the potential to engulf you and wear you down until you are a withered shell of your former self. After all, you are going through likely one of the biggest emotional traumas of your life and facing upheaval that is almost certain to turn … Continue reading “6 Tips to Help You Manage Divorce Stress”

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