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Debt and Divorce
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While military divorces bear many similarities to civilian divorces, federal regulations regarding military retirement benefits can complicate matters. Duration of marriage during military service, proper documentation and capabilities of legal counsel all play integral roles in the outcome of military divorce settlements in Texas. ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY: In honor of your service, the Sisemore Law...
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With small businesses struggling to survive due to COVID-19, The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has been facilitating loans and grants for small businesses to help offset temporary loss of income due to the coronavirus. If you’re getting a divorce, believe divorce is imminent, or receive child or spousal support from a small business owner,...
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Can I still file for divorce right now? Should I wait to file a petition for modification of child support? These are common questions we’re hearing at our Fort Worth family law firm in light of COVID-19. The truth is this: If you’ve postponed a divorce or child custody suit due to shelter in place—you...
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While going through a divorce usually isn’t easy, finding the money to pay for one can be equally challenging. This is especially true for people who haven’t worked for a while or a spouse who knows little about the family’s finances. If you’re facing divorce and not sure how to pay for it, we’ve got...
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Wedding Ring
When we first meet with prospective clients at our Fort Worth family law firm, we like to speak openly and honestly about divorce costs. The reality is that getting divorced usually costs thousands of dollars. You also get what you pay for—a great divorce attorney at an established law firm will cost you more than...
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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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Empty pockets
If you’re going through a divorce, it’s essential to be proactive about keeping your finances in check, because if you don’t, there will be consequences. Unfortunately, many people end up with a smaller divorce settlement than expected because they either lived beyond their means or spent community funds on themselves that had to be reconciled...
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Downside of hiring mediator
You and your spouse have decided to divorce and want to save on legal fees. We don’t blame you! But we do want to warn you about one option you may think will cost you less: Hiring a mediator to represent both of you during a divorce in Texas. Why? We’ve seen too many cases...
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Not so long ago, mothers were more likely to win sole custody of their children in a custody battle. As time and culture has progressed, where both parents are opting to work outside of the home, the chance for custody to be granted to either parent has significantly increased. According to an article published by...
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Whether it’s a mortgage, medical debt, credit card debt or student loans, dealing with financial burdens can be incredibly difficult. It might be keeping you up at night or dominating your thoughts throughout the day as you worry about how to make payments. On top of it all, you have debt collection agencies constantly calling,...
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