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Does Texas Allow For Annulments?

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

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

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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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Do Step Parents Have Any Rights In A Divorce In Texas?

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A step parent can play a very important role in the development of a child. If you are a step parent preparing to separate for your spouse, you may want to know: Do I have a right to seek custody or visitation for a stepchild in Texas? The short answer is that step parents… Read More »

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Is A Business Community Property Or Separate Property In Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Ending a marriage is not an easy thing to do. Untangling legal, financial, and personal affairs can be complicated. For business owners, a divorce can be even more difficult. You have to worry about protecting your company. This raises an important question: Does my business count as community property when getting divorced in Texas?… Read More »

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How A Divorce Lawyer Can Help You Uncover Concealed Assets In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Texas is a community property state. Under Texas Family Code § 3.002, a couple’s marital property is split 50-50 in a divorce. In going through the divorce process in Texas, parties have an obligation to make certain financial disclosures. After all, you cannot get your fair share of the community property if your spouse… Read More »

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Divorce Filings Dropped Nationwide In 2020—But the Effect May Be Temporary

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

According to recent reporting from The New York Times, the total number of divorces filed in the United States fell dramatically in 2020. Almost certainly a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, many experts believe that the fall in the country’s divorce rate will be temporary. In this article, our Houston and Galveston divorce attorneys… Read More »

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I Am Getting Divorced In Texas—How Will It Affect My Inheritance?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

If you are considering getting a divorce in Houston, you are probably aware that Texas is a community property state. As succinctly defined by the Texas State Law Library, the community property standards means that “any property acquired by a couple during their marriage (with a few exceptions) is equally owned by both spouses.”… Read More »

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Divorce in Texas: Three Key Factors that Affect Alimony Calculations

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Following a divorce, the financially-advantaged spouse may need to make alimony (spousal support) payments to their former partner. However, unlike in many other states, there is a presumption against alimony in Texas. Under Tex. Fam. Code Ann. § 8.053, the spouse who requests alimony may demonstrate that they have made a good faith effort… Read More »

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Do I Have to Go to Court to Get Divorced in Galveston and surrounding Counties County, Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

A divorce is no one’s idea of a good time. Most people want to get through the process without the minimal amount of hassle. While it is not always easy to avoid conflict, divorce trials can usually be avoided. In fact, only a small percentage of divorce are litigated. You may be wondering: Will… Read More »

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