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March 2016
Alimony, commonly known as spousal support, is a court ordered payment from one spouse to the other after divorce. Similar to child support, alimony is designed to bridge the income gap between spouses. Historically, alimony was paid by divorced men to their ex-wives. However, a Supreme Court ruling over 40 years ago brought equality to...
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During the process of divorce, parents work out the necessary aspects of co-parenting their children through the use of a parenting plan. These plans can be as involved as parents wish them to be. Comprehensive parenting plans can address everything from support and custody to vacation time and holidays. Even though the importance of these...
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Like marriage, divorce too can leave spouses with a heavy financial burden. In fact, all divorces, even the easy ones, have some financial impact on exes. Understandably, high net worth couples involved in high asset divorces experience this impact on an even greater scale. With such a large amount of property, assets and money at...
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If you are like most American families, you probably have a vehicle for every licensed driver in your household. In fact, having two vehicles is almost a necessity and somewhat the standard for most married couples. In the event of divorce, however, married couples may be questioning who gets which vehicle. This might make property...
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Throughout the course of a divorce, parents argue over few things more than the issue of custody. In fact, concerns regarding an ex-spouse’s lifestyle, judgment or decision making are typically brought up more during the discussion of child custody than any other time throughout the process. Although you may not agree with how your ex...
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Think again. It is true that some of the most complicated and contentious divorces involve parents fighting for custody of their children, but there are plenty of issues to fight over in any divorce. Are you prepared for what lies ahead? Many Texas couples without children make the mistake of thinking their divorce will be...
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As your situation changes, so can your alimony payments. What was once a reasonable amount to pay your ex-spouse, may have recently become a real struggle. Fortunately, the same court that ordered you to pay alimony also recognizes that in certain situations, it may be necessary to reduce it. When your ability to pay alimony...
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