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Six Key Things That Should Be Included In A Parenting Plan In Galveston County

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Divorced and separated parents need to come to an arrangement for the care of their children. In Texas, all custody disputes are resolved under the best interests of the child standard (Texas Family Code § 153.002). Courts favor parenting plans to help parties come to a resolution that works best for their family. A… Read More »

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Does Texas Allow For Annulments?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Divorce is relatively common. The Texas Department of State Health Services reports that more than 75,000 couples get divorced in the state each year. Still, the mere idea of divorce can be distressing for many people. You may be wondering: Is it possible to get an annulment instead of a divorce in Texas? The… Read More »

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We Are Getting Divorced In Texas: Can We Share The Same Attorney?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Studies suggest that somewhere between 40 and 50 percent of all marriages in the United States end up in a divorce. Despite many of the portrayals in the media, not all divorces require a nasty or protracted fight. Although divorce is never easy, there are plenty of couples in Southeast Texas who end their… Read More »

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What Happens If Only One Spouse Wants To Get Divorced In Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Every divorce involves its own unique set of facts and circumstances. In some cases, both spouses are on the same page—they agree that it is time to separate and move forward with their lives. In other cases, one spouse may want to get a divorce while their partner may want to try to make… Read More »

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What To Do If You Are Falsely Accused Of Domestic Violence In Houston, Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Domestic violence remains a serious problem in our communities. According to data from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), there are nearly 200,000 incidents of family violence reported across the state each year. Of course, not every report of family violence is legitimate. The reality is that false accusations happen. Innocent people are… Read More »

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Can I Stop My Former Partner From Changing My Child’s Name In Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

A child’s name is important. Following a divorce or separation, some parents desire to get their child’s name changed. It could be their last name, their first name, or both. In Texas, parents have the right to petition for a child. When the child’s legal parents do it together, a Texas judge will generally… Read More »

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What To Know About The Rights Of Non Custodial Parents In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

In Texas, the terms conservatorship and possession are used instead of custody and visitation. That being said, the general concepts are the same. Under Texas Family Code § 153.002, the best interests of a child will “always be the primary consideration” in determining conservatorship and possession. If you are the parent without primary physical… Read More »

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Spousal Support And Cohabitation In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Following a divorce in Texas, the financially-challenged partner may be eligible to receive spousal support (alimony). Our state has some of the most strict alimony laws in the entire country. Under Texas law, all ongoing and future alimony obligations are automatically terminated if the recipient spouse gets remarried. This raises an important question: What… Read More »

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2021 Child Tax Credit (Advance Payment): A Guide For Divorced Or Separated Parents

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

On March 11th, 2021, the American Rescue Plan was signed into law by President Joe Biden. Among other things, the bill expands and makes “advanceable” the child tax credit. In effect, this means that parents with children under 17 years of age and younger will receive monthly payments from July of 2021 until December… Read More »

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Two Reasons Why The Texas Alimony Laws Are Unique

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Marriage is a partnership. During the course of a marriage, a couple’s finances inevitably become intertwined. In a divorce, marital assets must be divided in accordance with the Texas community property laws. In some cases, the financially disadvantaged spouse may also be entitled to receive alimony (support/maintenance) payments from their former partner. Spousal support… Read More »

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