Impact of New Tax Code on Texas Divorces
When President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on December 22, 2017, the federal government enacted many tax laws that impact divorcing couples, particularly those with high net worth. ...Read More
Tips for Avoiding Parenting Disputes After Your Divorce
For parents with minor children, getting a divorce will bring an end to your marriage, but it typically will not bring an absolute end to your relationship. You and your former spouse will still need...Read More
Drug Abuse and Divorce in Texas
Drug addiction and abuse affects every aspects of a person’s life, including their marriage. And when drug use is an issue, it is not unusual that it becomes the underlying reason for a divorce.Read More
Can You Claim Common Law Marriage in Texas?
Although it sounds decidedly old-fashioned, common law marriage is alive and well and recognized in a few states, including Texas.Read More
Do I Need An Attorney For a Friendly 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...Read More
How to Get a Divorce When Your Spouse Has Gone Missing
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...Read More
Helping Children Adjust to 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.Read More
Getting Your Marriage Annulled in Texas: What You Need to Know
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...Read More
When Violence is an Issue: What You Need to Know About Obtaining a Protective Order in Texas
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...Read More
My Spouse Accumulated a Lot of Debt. Am I Responsible For It if We Get Divorced?
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...Read More