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Child Custody
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The Internet is bursting with information, and you’ll find plenty of how-to articles and videos on just about any topic—including divorce. Some people even turn to online divorce websites because they don’t want to pay thousands of dollars for a divorce attorney. What they don’t realize—and some of our clients have found out—is that going...
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You and your spouse are happily married in Texas. You love your stepchild and have gladly taken on parental duties for them. Understandably, you want to make it official and adopt the child. “Can I adopt my spouse’s child,” you ask? That question comes up regularly at our Fort Worth law firm, and the answer...
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You may be surprised to hear this from divorce attorneys, but at the Sisemore Law Firm in Fort Worth, we never advocate for divorce. Whether you should get divorced or not is up to you. However, it is important to understand the ramifications of dragging your feet on getting divorced because it could negatively affect...
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Spouse asks for divorce
If you’ve been blindsided by divorce papers, you’re not alone. Many people come to our Fort Worth family law firm in a state of shock because they had no inkling their spouse was thinking about divorce. While going through a divorce is never easy, there are steps you can take to protect your interests and...
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When it comes to child support, there are two sentiments our Fort Worth family law attorneys hear every day. A person receiving child support says the amount they receive is too low, or a person paying support thinks they’re paying too much. That being said, Chapter 154 of the Texas Family Code is pretty clear...
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Brad and Angelina Divorce
When Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt in September of 2016, the tabloids quickly speculated the split would get messy, but few guessed it would drag on as long as it has. At the time, both Jolie and Pitt released statements expressing their concerns for the well-being of their six children along with...
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At the Sisemore Law Firm in Fort Worth, we often hear clients say, “My Texas divorce and child custody case will be a simple one.” For some, this may be wishful thinking, after all, divorces typically cost less when they’re resolved quickly. Others may assume they can wrap up their divorce pronto because minimal assets...
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When we speak with parents about child custody, our clients often say the other parent is a narcissist or that a parent’s personality disorder poses a danger to their child. While mental health issues can affect child custody and visitation orders in Tarrant County, proving they exist isn’t necessarily easy. If you’re concerned the other...
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At the Sisemore Law Firm, one of the big goals we try to achieve when negotiating child custody agreements is to put orders in place that will minimize the likelihood of a future custody modification in Texas. Believe it or not, we don’t want repeat business. We want to help clients get things right the...
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You’ve probably heard the quote: “Nothing is certain except for death and taxes.” Sure, we all know we’re going to die some day, but what many people don’t consider is how the unexpected death of a custodial parent could affect child custody, divorce and grandparents’ rights. If you’re concerned about custody of a child and...
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