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Drug Abuse and Divorce in Texas

May 31, 2019 Posted in Divorce

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.

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Can You Claim Common Law Marriage in Texas?

May 17, 2019 Posted in Divorce

Although it sounds decidedly old-fashioned, common law marriage is alive and well and recognized in a few states, including Texas.

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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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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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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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When Is a Prenup a Good Idea?

November 30, 2018 Posted in Divorce

The easy part is over. One of you proposed and the other said “yes.” There was a ring and maybe a party and now wedding plans are in full swing.

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Legal Separation in Texas

November 9, 2018 Posted in Divorce

Sometimes a married couple approaches their Dallas family law attorney to inquire about options for a legal separation.

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