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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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Bird's Nest Custody Arrangements: What Are They?

February 28, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

When parents separate or divorce, a decision on custody must be made. A Dallas child custody attorney can help parents to understand different options for custody so they can try to come to an...

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How Tax Reform Changed Divorce

February 14, 2018 Posted in Divorce

Divorce has long been a stressful and contentious process, which is why it is so important for any person who is going through a divorce to be represented by an attorney. Dallas divorce lawyers help...

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Challenging Paternity in Texas Courts

January 26, 2018 Posted in Paternity Testing

Fatherhood is an honor and a joy. However, if the child is not yours, paternity creates an unfair, burdensome obligation to pay child support. What should you do if you are named as the father of a...

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Advantages of Divorce Mediation

December 29, 2017 Posted in Divorce

Divorce is difficult; there is no getting around that. However, mediation can improve the experience and result in a more equitable divorce judgment. Mediation reduces costs and time of your divorce,...

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How Long Will It Take to Get a Divorce In Texas?

November 30, 2017 Posted in Divorce

Everyone knows divorce is a tough time in anyone’s life. With so much going on and so much uncertainty, you need a Dallas divorce attorney on your side to guide you through the process.

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How Long Can My Children Receive Child Support?

October 13, 2017 Posted in Child Support

When a divorce occurs, you have a lot of questions and concerns about the child support process. Many people do not know how long a duration their child will receive support, or how much or how little...

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Are There Advantages to Common Law Versus Traditional Marriage in TX?

September 26, 2017 Posted in Our Blog

Contrary to popular belief, living together for a prescribed time period does not automatically create a common law marriage. Any type of marriage is a legal relationship, subject to Texas legal...

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