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How Should I Serve Divorce Papers In Galveston County

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Are you preparing to end your marriage in Galveston County? To get a divorce, there are certain legal and procedural requirements that you will follow. Among other things, this includes the service of divorce papers. Here, our Galveston County divorce lawyer provides a comprehensive overview of the most important things to know about serving… Read More »

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Your Guide To Default Divorce In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Divorce is complicated. No matter the specific circumstances of the situation, there are still many legal, logistical, emotional, and financial challenges associated with the divorce process. The whole thing is made all the more confusing if your spouse simply refuses to engage in good faith. You may even be stuck dealing with someone who… Read More »

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Mediation Did Not Work For My Texas Divorce—What Are My Next Options?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Are you divorcing your spouse in Houston? Did you already try mediation? You may be wondering what options to have left to try to resolve your divorce. Do not give up: It is important to put your focus into trying to find the best outcome for you and your family. Here, our Houston divorce… Read More »

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Property Division: Debunking Three Common Myths About Community Property In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Texas is one of nine community property states. Community property is a legal standard that holds that all property acquired by either spouse during the course of the marriage is collectively owned by both partners. The community property standard has major implications for a divorce. There are many misconceptions about how this standard actually… Read More »

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Divorce Law: What Is A Community Property State?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Untangling your finances and dividing property is one of the most challenging aspects of the divorce process. If you get divorced in Texas, your assets and liabilities will be divided under the state’s community property standard. Texas is one of a minority of U.S. jurisdictions that uses a community property standard instead of an… Read More »

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What To Know About Mediating A High-Conflict Divorce In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Divorce is stressful and emotionally-fraught. Ending a marriage is even more challenging if you are trying to navigate a high-conflict situation. While precise data is hard to come by, the general consensus is that somewhere between 10 and 25 percent of divorces are high-conflict. Mediation is a non-adversarial process focused on helping divorcing couples… Read More »

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How Do I Get A Child Support Reduction In Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Do you believe that your monthly child support obligations are too high given your current financial or family circumstances? You may be entitled to a reduction in child support payments. That being said, you will not be able to get a reduction simply because you want one. You must show good cause that a… Read More »

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Tips

Six Tips For Reaching A Property Settlement In A Divorce In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Property division can be a highly contentious issue in a divorce. If litigation is required, a court will split a couple’s marital property under our state’s community property statute (Texas Family Code §  3.002). Though, as litigation can be time-consuming and costly, most divorcing couples strongly prefer to reach their own settlement. A settlement… Read More »

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DivorcedParents

Four Things To Know About Parental Alienation In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Nothing should come between you and your relationship with your kid(s). Certainly, you should not have to deal with a co-parent who is intentionally undermining that relationship. A person who knowingly and/or recklessly tries to turn a child against a parent may be responsible for parental alienation. There are remedies available for parental alienation… Read More »

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How Is Child Custody Awarded After A Divorce In Houston, Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

For parents of young children, going through a divorce is especially complicated. There are many additional legal, emotional, and logistical issues that need to be worked out. You may be wondering: How is child custody determined in a divorce in Texas? The answer depends on a number of different factors that are specific to… Read More »

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