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Divorce in Texas
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Parental alienation, words or actions taken in an effort to turn one’s child against the child’s other parent, occurs much too often when couples split. If you’re struggling to “play nice” with your ex in the co-parenting department, think twice. Not only could your attempts at parental alienation negatively affect your possession and visitation rights,...
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One of the most common questions parents ask our Fort Worth family law attorneys is, “How can I get a 50/50 possession schedule?” However, before digging into the HOW, it’s important to figure out IF a 50/50 possession schedule (often referred to as 50/50 custody or equal possession) makes sense for both parents, and most...
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When we ask clients why they want to get a divorce, “My spouse is a narcissist,” frequently comes up. While everyone accused of being a narcissist won’t be clinically diagnosed as such, narcissism does destroy relationships. If you’re married to someone with narcissistic traits—even if they only have a few— it could have a negative...
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In the early stages of divorce, people spend a lot of time focusing on the legal aspects of their case. Sure, it’s important to get things right from a legal perspective. However, it’s just as vital to prioritize self-care—activities that promote mental and physical health—during this time. Doing so can make it easier to navigate...
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Prescription Pills
Alcohol and drug abuse are two of the most common reasons people get divorced. Even worse, along with substance abuse often comes infidelity, gambling problems, child neglect and physical and emotional abuse. While dealing with one or more of these issues, there’s one thing that many people fail to keep an eye on—their money—and that...
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When we ask prospective clients why they want a divorce, alcohol and substance abuse frequently comes up. It’s also one of the most common reasons parents give our Fort Worth law firm when their goal is to limit the other parent’s child custody and visitation rights. If you are afraid of losing your kids OR...
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Heart Tearing
“That’s grounds for divorce!” is a phrase most Americans are familiar with—whether it’s stated as a serious accusation or tossed out in jest. Yet, few people really know what grounds for divorce means or how it might affect their divorce settlement. Wondering how grounds for divorce might affect your Texas divorce? Here are four important...
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Collaborative divorce—sometimes referred to as “friendly divorce”—has been an option for Texans since 2001. The goal of collaborative divorce is to help couples work out their problems together, in good faith and outside of the courtroom. The collaborative process does work well for some couples, but it isn’t the best option for everyone. Wondering if...
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Not all attorney-client relationships are the perfect match. Changing attorneys in the midst of a Texas divorce is allowed and may be a good option—but not always. Before you decide to make the switch, it’s important to pinpoint why you’re unhappy with your divorce attorney and whether it makes sense timing-wise to change lawyers now....
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