When is Joint Custody Appropriate?
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...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
Separate vs. Marital Property
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...Read More
Child Custody Issues: Parental Relocation
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...Read More
Reducing Your Divorce Costs
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...Read More
Hiding Assets: What Happens When One Spouse Isn't Honest?
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...Read More
Prenuptial Agreements: Can You Waive Spousal Support in a Prenup?
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...Read More
Changing Your Name After a 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...Read More
Key Factors to Consider in Stepparent Adoptions
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...Read More
Community Property: How Does it Impact Your 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...Read More