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Father looking at mother who is holding a sad baby
If you are getting divorced and will be sharing custody of a child, what can you expect regarding visitation and the possession schedule? Even if the other parent will have primary custody, you as the non-custodial parent should expect to have reasonable visitation rights and access to your child. Who determines what is reasonable and how often will you get to see your child? What...
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Husband and wife with divorce papers
When your ex does not comply with your divorce decree, what steps can you take? If your ex-spouse willfully disregarded orders set forth in the decree, you may be able to file a motion for contempt. If the judge believes your ex willfully violated orders in the decree, he or she could hold your ex in contempt of court. The judge may then impose fines,...
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Sad Child Parents on Beach in Background
Divorce and child custody battles often go hand and hand. If you’re getting a divorce (or never married but split up with your child’s other parent), who gets custody of the child in divorce is probably top of mind. You may also be wondering how to get primary custody, and how custody works in general. We’ll examine those divorce custody questions and others here. To...
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Couple arguing
The phrase “legal separation” is so common in American culture that it may shock you to hear that no such thing exists in Texas. That’s right, Texas doesn’t recognize legal separation, however, the state does offer legal remedies to accomplish similar goals. While we can’t tell you how to get a legal separation in Texas, we can explain the general difference between separation and divorce....
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Man removing a wedding ring
Couples who marry and want to legally cut ties generally have two options: annulment or divorce. What is an annulment and how is it different than divorce? When you hear annulments mentioned in films or on TV the subject is often raised as an easy solution to a marriage gone wrong. But in reality, how easy is it to annul a marriage and what are...
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name change after divorce
Women want to change their last names after divorce for various reasons. Some women simply prefer their maiden names to their married names, while others like the idea of changing their names to something entirely new. If you want a fresh start, changing your name after divorce can be a good first step toward the next phase of life. Check out common FAQs and our...
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