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Advantages and Disadvantages to Divorce Mediation in Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

When you file for divorce, you do not immediately wind up in court preparing for trial. It is possible to negotiate the terms of your divorce in an out-of-court setting – mediation. This is where both you and your spouse agree to meet with an independent third party (i.e. the mediator) and try to… Read More »

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Child Custody Disputes and Drug Testing

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When the custody of your children is a main point of disagreement, either party may file a motion seeking to have the other party tested for drugs.  Why a Texas Divorce Court May Grant a Drug Test Motion There are multiple reasons why drug testing may be ordered during a divorce, but the biggest… Read More »

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Understanding Child Support in Texas

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One of the most important issues that must be addressed in a divorce is the economic and emotional support of your children. Courts often use the “best interests of the child” standard when deciding custody. In terms of financial support, many courts rely on established guidelines based upon the household income and earning capacity… Read More »

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Getting Divorced and Having a Special Needs Child

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

According to a recent U.S. Census study, 54.4 million Americans (which equates to about one in five U.S. residents) have a disability. The number of children and youth between the ages of 3 and 21 receiving special education services was 6.6 million, according to NCES.gov. Among children and youth that received special education services,… Read More »

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Understanding the Rights of Grandparents to Seek Custody of a Child

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Approximately 2.7 million grandparents are currently raising grandchildren and that number is expected to go up, according to PBS. The number of grandparents raising their grandchildren increased seven percent since 2009. Some experts studying this issue anticipate the numbers to spike given the opiate epidemic that is ravaging many communities across the country. For… Read More »

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Divorce and Annulment – Understanding the Difference

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

The popular 90s sitcom “Friends” featured an episode where Ross and Rachel were trying to figure out how to end their alcohol-fueled marriage in Las Vegas. Ross brings up the option of annulment and describes it as a way to “make the marriage disappear as if it didn’t happen.” They later learn that it’s… Read More »

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Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreement

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

In many television shows and movies, a prenuptial agreement (also known as a “prenup”) is often presented in a negative context. The premise is usually a scorned spouse who is left with nothing because they agreed to sign a prenup. Like many legal issues adapted to Hollywood drama, reality is far different. Prenups can… Read More »

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Truancy Laws In Texas Tighten

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For decades, when a child had a number of unexplained or unaccounted for absences in school, they could be charged with truancy and ultimately could be sentenced to prison time. Truancy in Texas has recently received federal attention when a federal investigation began into Dallas schools after a number of truancy decisions resulted in… Read More »

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Community Property Laws

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Property that is acquired during marriage is either considered marital property or community property, depending on the state in which you reside. Currently, there are nine states that enforce community property regulations: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. The remaining 41 other states classify property acquired during a marriage… Read More »

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Protective Orders

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Protective orders provide legal help for individuals in Texas who are being abused by a spouse or significant other. If you are facing abuse, it is important that you understand the specifics of each type of order; furthermore, make sure to reach out to an lawyer immediately for assistance with your case. Temporary Ex… Read More »

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