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Are All Texas Fathers Guaranteed Legal Rights to their Children?
Families are made out of all sorts of situations, which is why Texas has laws that address the many different shapes and sizes of families in the state. This includes families where the parents are unmarried and have children. When married parents have a baby, the law automatically recognizes both parents as legal parents,… Read More »
What You Need to Know About Texas Parenting Plans During Divorce
Parenting children can be difficult for parents who are getting along and living under the same roof, but when it comes time to settle these issues in the heat of a divorce, it is often much more complicated. When it comes to divorce, issues relating to the responsibilities and rights parents have toward their… Read More »
Financial Implications of Divorce
Divorce is stressful emotionally, physically, and unfortunately, financially. During the divorce process you and your spouse will have to make decisions that will have a significant impact on both your current and future financial situations. These decisions involve not just who gets the property, but a lot of other financial information as well. You… Read More »
Can Your Spouse Take Half of Your Trust Fund?
Going through a divorce is never an easy process, but if you have an inheritance or trust fund, you may be worried if it will be subject to division during your divorce settlement. While each situation is different, there are a few rules that might help you determine if your trust fund or inheritance… Read More »
Post-Divorce Budgeting Critical to Avoid Financial Hardship
When you decide to get divorced, there is likely to be an impact on your finances and what you can expect to live on post-divorce. If you do not plan properly, you are exposing yourself to suffering a financial calamity. This could include having insufficient funds to cover your mortgage payment, car payment, credit… Read More »
My Spouse Is Hiding Assets. How Will That Affect My Divorce Settlement?
During divorce proceedings it is important to obtain an accurate valuation of all marital assets and property so that a fair property settlement can be made. Unfortunately, in some divorce cases, particularly those that involve complex or high-stakes marital estates, one of the spouses may believe that the other is hiding assets to shortchange… Read More »
Will Your Divorce Require You to Pay or Receive Spousal Support?
Spousal support, also known as alimony, is a common part of divorce proceedings throughout Texas. Spousal support is additional money paid from one spouse temporarily to their spouse to support them when the divorce has been finalized. The money paid isn’t part of the division of marital property or child support, and if paid… Read More »
Served With Dіvоrсеd Papers – What You Should And Shouldn’t Do
Getting served with divorce papers can be a traumatic and emotionally infuriating or shocking event. Some couples discuss getting divorced and the service of process is not a major event. Thought, for other couples, divorce may be a sudden decision and getting served with divorce documents comes out of nowhere. In either situation, it… Read More »
Contesting Pаtеrnitу? Info on DNA Testing In Tеxаѕ
Establishing pаtеrnitу iѕ extremely important for the well-being of you and your child. Why? Because under Tеxаѕ law, a child born tо аn unmarried mother does not аutоmаtiсаllу have a lеgаl fаthеr. If you are looking to establish paternity, it is possible to utilize an array of tests to determine if a particular individual… Read More »
Debunking Three Common Myths Surrounding Divorce in Texas
Most people never plan or intend to get divorced. They probably thought they would live happily ever after with their spouse. So, when they do reach the point where divorce is on the table, they have questions, concerns, and may be hesitant to move forward based on rumors and myths surrounding the divorce process…. Read More »