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
When Is a Prenup a Good Idea?
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.Read More
Legal Separation in Texas
Sometimes a married couple approaches their Dallas family law attorney to inquire about options for a legal separation.Read More
What Kind of Alimony Is Allowed in Texas?
Texas law recognizes two types of spousal support in a divorce: contractual alimony and spousal maintenance. The first is based on an agreement between the parties while the second is subject to an...Read More
Divorce and the Family Pets: Who Gets the Fur Babies?
If determining who gets the family pet could be a point of contention in your divorce, you should consult with Dallas divorce lawyers about your options. Emotions can run high during a divorce and the...Read More
Five Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Attorney
Going through the dissolution of a marriage is difficult enough. The last thing you need is to worry about whether or not you selected the right Dallas divorce attorney to represent you.Read More
Divorce: What Small Business Owners Need to Know
Many marriages end in divorce, and no matter how good things seem, you never know when you might become half of a separated or divorced couple in the future. If you run your own business, the fact...Read More
How Does Divorce Affect Your Taxes?
If you are ending your marriage, there are many financial issues that you will need to address when you dissolve your union. While many people focus primarily on the big issues such as how marital...Read More
Who Can Claim the Kids as Dependents After the Divorce?
Having a child as a dependent used to entitle a parent to claim a dependency exemption, which was quite valuable. In 2017, for example, the credit was worth $4,050, which meant each child reduced a...Read More