Our Blog

Impact of New Tax Code on Texas Divorces

October 31, 2019 Posted in Divorce

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

September 30, 2019 Posted in 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

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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.

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Contact Us

Law Office of Michael P. Granata Turley Law Center, 6440 North Central Expressway, Suite 450, Dallas, Texas 75206
Email: mpg@dallasdivorcelawyer.com - Phone: 214-977-9050