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When is Joint Custody Appropriate?

July 31, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

When parents separate or divorce, it becomes necessary to make a custody decision so that it is clear where a child will spend time, which parent will be responsible for providing care, and which...

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Who Can Claim the Kids as Dependents After the Divorce?

July 17, 2018 Posted in 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...

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Separate vs. Marital Property

June 29, 2018 Posted in Divorce

If you are ending a marriage, it is important to understand what will happen to your assets. You want to protect your right to your share of property, so you should talk with Dallas divorce lawyers...

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Child Custody Issues: Parental Relocation

June 15, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

A Dallas child custody attorney can provide assistance with custody issues that arise when a couple separates or divorces. One of the most difficult custody issues that comes up occurs when one...

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Reducing Your Divorce Costs

May 31, 2018 Posted in Divorce

Divorce can be an expensive process, and many couples find themselves facing financial hardship due to the fact they must end their marriage. Divorce costs can include not just court fees and legal...

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Hiding Assets: What Happens When One Spouse Isn't Honest?

May 25, 2018 Posted in Divorce

Texas is a community property state, so money and assets that were acquired during the course of the marriage belong to both spouses under the law. If you decide to get a divorce, each spouse is...

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Prenuptial Agreements: Can You Waive Spousal Support in a Prenup?

April 27, 2018 Posted in Divorce

A prenuptial agreement is one of the most important ways to protect yourself when you are entering into a marriage. When you create a prenuptial agreement, you can work with your soon-to-be spouse to...

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Changing Your Name After a Divorce

April 13, 2018 Posted in Divorce

Ending a marriage involves taking many formal legal steps to dissolve your partnership. In addition to getting a final decree of divorce, you may want to take another step to permanently end your...

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Key Factors to Consider in Stepparent Adoptions

March 30, 2018 Posted in Adoption

Adoption can be complicated under Texas law, but there is a more streamlined process to make stepparent adoption easier. Stepparent adoption occurs when a new spouse adopts his or her husband's or...

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Community Property: How Does it Impact Your Divorce?

March 16, 2018 Posted in Divorce

If you are ending your marriage, division of property is likely going to be one of the most important and contentious issues that you will face. Deciding how to divide up property as your marriage...

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