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Silhouette Man behind bars
Does a felony affect child custody? The short answer is: Yes, of course it can, but not always. A number of factors come into play when a party involved in a custody case has been convicted of or charged with a felony. Some of the factors judges will consider include when the felony occurred, what...
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Many parents fighting for custody of their kids underestimate the intricacies of child custody evaluations. Not only are they time-consuming and costly, there is a human component involved—the evaluator—which means custody evaluations are anything but routine. If you’re facing a child custody evaluation, it’s essential to understand the process and find a divorce attorney who...
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Divorce can bring up a lot of tense feelings as you try to figure out the best steps from which to move forward. Doing this in a formal divorce court can sometimes feel overwhelming. Divorce mediation is sometimes a good option when you want to have a safe space in which to negotiate with your...
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It should come as no surprise that spousal support is not as easily calculated as child support. Although both alimony and child support are commonly discussed topics during a divorce, they have little to do with each other and are calculated quite differently. There are several different elements a family court may consider when making...
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We all know what kind of stigma alimony carries. While in the past alimony may have been considered a payment from the working man to non-working women, it has caught up with gender equality and more men are being awarded alimony. Alimony is designed to bridge the income gap after divorce, and it stands to...
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Yes, alimony is still a thing. And yes it can be rehabilitative or go on until an order changes it or it runs out. While the general concept of alimony is pretty common knowledge, many don’t realize that it can be paid to more than one person at a time. In some ‘rebound’ marriage divorces,...
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In the event of a divorce, one spouse may agree to paying spousal support, either a voluntarily settlement or through a court order. Of course, wherever money changes hands, Uncle Sam will want his cut, and this holds true for alimony as well. The former spouse who pays alimony can deduct alimony payments on that...
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On Jan. 26, the ex-wife of a former Texas billionaire filed a lawsuit claiming that she was not awarded her fair share of the community property in the original divorce settlement. She also sued her ex-husband on Nov. 6 for failing to make the annual $500,000 alimony payments that she was awarded in July 1993. The...
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Texas residents may be interested in some of the issues that professional athletes run into when it comes to marriage and divorce. Due to the particular aspects of an athlete’s lifestyle, many find out too late that marriage is not for them. For the average American, the divorce rate is around 50 percent. However, divorce...
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Texas fans of Terrence Howard might expect that his various roles in major productions have left him with a sizable disposable income. This is not the case, however, according to the “Hustle & Flow” star. Howard recently suggested that he was unable to afford the $325,000 alimony payments to his former wife to whom he...
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Top five reasons to modify child support in Texas
September 9, 2022
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How to protect your inheritance from your spouse during divorce
September 2, 2022
parents argue while sad child hugs teddy bear
Parents must be proactive to help children thrive after divorce
August 12, 2022

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