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Do I Need An Attorney For a Friendly Divorce?

April 30, 2019 Posted in Divorce

You and your spouse have decided to call it quits and get a divorce. You feel that the two of you have discussed everything important and are in agreement about how all of your property should be...

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How to Get a Divorce When Your Spouse Has Gone Missing

April 16, 2019 Posted in Divorce

If you want to get a divorce but your spouse is nowhere to be found, don’t lose hope. Under Texas law, as long as you meet the state’s legal residency requirements, there are ways to obtain a...

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Helping Children Adjust to Divorce

March 29, 2019 Posted in Divorce

While divorce is hard on everyone involved, children are the most at risk for harm when a family unit splits up. This is true even when a divorce is cooperative and relatively amicable.

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Understanding Private Adoptions in Dallas, Texas

March 15, 2019 Posted in Adoption

If you are contemplating adoption, then you already know that it is the legal mechanism that allows a child to gain a parent who is not their birth parent. Adoption is a lifelong, permanent commitment...

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What You Need to Know About Modifying Child Support

February 28, 2019 Posted in Child Support, Child Support Modification

Let’s face it. Life’s circumstances can change. You can lose your job or become ill or have some other setback that makes paying your bills and meeting your legal obligations tough. But there is...

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Paternity Rights and Obligations: What Every Texas Father Needs to Know

February 14, 2019 Posted in Child Support, Paternity

Paternal rights and obligations in the Lone Star State are a matter of Texas law. And understanding those rights and obligations goes a long way in determining issues like whether or not you are on...

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Getting Your Marriage Annulled in Texas: What You Need to Know

January 31, 2019 Posted in Divorce

Marriages might not work out for a variety of reasons. You might realize, years after saying “I do” that you have grown apart as a couple. Or you might know right away that getting married was a...

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When Violence is an Issue: What You Need to Know About Obtaining a Protective Order in Texas

January 18, 2019 Posted in Divorce

One in three Texans will experience family violence in their lifetimes, according to the Texas Council on Family Violence. In 2015 alone, more than 211,000 people in Texas were the victims of family...

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Do the Kids Get to Choose Which Parent to Live With?

December 31, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

It is kind of an urban myth that during a divorce children have the right to choose which parent they are going to live with.

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My Spouse Accumulated a Lot of Debt. Am I Responsible For It if We Get Divorced?

December 14, 2018 Posted in Divorce

Divorce can be overwhelming. As if the emotional stress were not enough, there are significant financial matters that need to be addressed. And one of the most stressful and distressing issues...

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