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Allowable Grounds for Texas No-Fault Divorce

November 11, 2016 Posted in Divorce

Texas is a no-fault divorce state, but this does not mean that the fault of one party cannot enter into the process. When spouses first seek legal advice about the possibility of filing for divorce,...

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Choosing Between Contested and Uncontested Divorce

September 28, 2016 Posted in Divorce

It would be illogical to expect that the marital disagreements that lead to divorce would suddenly disappear so the parties might easily negotiate a variety of important settlement issues. Yet, each...

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Texas Courts Give Common Law Marriage Rights to Survivors in Same-Sex Marriages

September 23, 2016 Posted in Our Blog

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage in June 2015, it took a huge leap toward ensuring that committed gay couples can move forward with the same rights as traditional...

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Non-Payment of Child Support Does Not Justify Withholding of Visitation

September 21, 2016 Posted in Child Support

The final divorce decree serves as a type of contract whereby both parties are expected to abide by every condition without fail. All too often, however, either party attempts to break one or more...

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The Three Components of Texas Child Custody Decisions

September 16, 2016 Posted in Child Custody

It is important to ensure that the best interests of the children are served until they reach adulthood. That said, dealing with the legal issues that determine the relationships with and...

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Understanding the Texas Adoption and Foster Care Processes

September 14, 2016 Posted in Adoption

In a perfect world, every child would be part of a loving family unit. Unfortunately, at any given time, the children listed with the Texas Department of Family Protective Services (DFPS) alone can...

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2014 Cyclecross Season

November 15, 2015 Posted in Michael P. Granata - Athletic

The season is alittle more than half way over and it’s time to take stock. Brand new bike to start the season and it has been great. Hydro braing makes a huge difference and carbon really smooth’s...

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Domestic Violence Disclosure in Divorce

November 11, 2015 Posted in Annulments, Divorce, Michael P. Granata

People magazine recently ran a story about a celebrity divorce that happened 24 years ago in which rumors and questions of domestic violence during the divorce came up. The full story can be read...

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October 29, 2015 Posted in Divorce, Michael P. Granata

So clients frustrate me. They frustrate me pretty often in fact. My frustration usually stems from client conversations that typically start with clients asking a very simple question and expecting a...

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November 2015 – Notable Results Update

October 13, 2015 Posted in Michael P. Granata

October 12th: Mr. Granata successfully secured above guideline child support award against an obligor who was attempting to retire at 49 years of age and claim reduced wages.

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