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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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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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Can I Get My Child Custody Arrangement Modified?

October 31, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

The only thing we can be certain of in life is that there will be change. Some changes will be for the better, while others will come with varying degrees of difficulty and challenges.

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What Kind of Alimony Is Allowed in Texas?

October 17, 2018 Posted in Divorce

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...

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Divorce and the Family Pets: Who Gets the Fur Babies?

September 28, 2018 Posted in Divorce

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...

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