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March 2015
Texas residents may be surprised to learn that around 43 million Americans have medical debt on their credit reports, and about a third of them have otherwise excellent credit. The importance of FICO scores makes removing negative items from a credit report a matter of some importance, but it can be a time consuming and...
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According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau for 2011, mothers in Texas and elsewhere are statistically less likely to pay child support when they are the noncustodial parent. Contrary to popular belief, 32.1 percent of noncustodial mothers do not pay any child support while only 25 percent of noncustodial fathers do not make the...
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Painters, sculptors, writers and other artists often regard their artwork as their sole intellectual property. However, the state of Texas may not agree when an artist begins divorce proceedings. The artwork is considered part of the marital estate and must treated one of the estate’s assets when beginning the division of property. A spouse may...
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Fort Worth parents involved in a custody dispute may be interested in how paternity is established. This can be very important, given the various benefits that establishing paternity can have for everyone involved. Under Texas law, the term paternity refers to the legal definition of fatherhood. This creates a legal and personal relationship between the...
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Texas parents may be interested in some information on how bankruptcy affects a person’s child support obligations. For those receiving support payments, this may make a huge difference in their ability to care for their children. When a court enters a child support order, it is difficult to anticipate what the future holds. Sometimes, financial...
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Although some Texas residents may dream of an opulent lifestyle from time to time, expenses being considered in the divorce case of billionaire Ken Griffin may seem extreme. The spending of Griffin and his ex-wife during the marriage is reported to have been at least $1 million each month for the couple’s children. Court filings...
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