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Dissolution vs Divorce: Understanding the Legal Separation Spectrum
Most people know what divorce means but dissolution is another term that often comes up when a married couple decides to split. As with most issues pertaining to the end of a marriage, the laws and terms used vary from state to state. In fact, the difference between dissolution and divorce is different in the...
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What are Sneaky Divorce Tactics?
Few experiences in life can fuel angst, animosity and anger more than divorce. The range of emotions people feel runs the gamut, from feelings of deep hurt, sadness and paranoia to a burning desire for revenge. These raw emotions prompt some people to do crazy things they wouldn’t normally do, like using sneaky divorce tactics...
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Will I lose custody if I fail a drug test?
Drug testing in child custody cases is a common occurrence in the state of Texas. Parents who abuse drugs or alcohol can face serious consequences, including the loss of custody rights and limited access to their children. If you share custody and have been ordered to undergo drug testing—or you’re seeking to have another parent...
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Discover who pays for child health insurance after divorce in Texas?
In the event of divorce, the state of Texas requires parents to provide medical support for their children. This includes both health insurance and dental insurance. Which parent is responsible for health insurance is generally based on the parents’ income and who serves as the primary conservator of the child but it depends on the...
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Malicious Parent Syndrome in Court: Understanding and Defending
Malicious Parent Syndrome refers to situations in which a divorced or divorcing parent deliberately aims to harm the other parent. In some extreme cases, the offending parent may even mistreat their children to tarnish the reputation of the other parent. In Texas, we rarely (if ever) hear the terms malicious mother syndrome, malicious father syndrome...
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What is considered marital property in Texas
If you are planning on marrying with a lot of properties in your name or in the unfortunate position where divorce is imminent, you may wonder what assets are considered marital property. Marital property law does vary from state to state, so you should seek legal counsel in the state where you reside to clarify...
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Couple with divorce mediator
While divorce is never easy, many couples find they are able to resolve their differences through divorce mediation. Since litigated divorce can be costly, some couples pursue mediation as a cost-saving measure. In Texas, certain counties even require couples to go through mediation as an effort to resolve more divorces outside of court. Whether you...
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Family in court with gavel
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 and are wondering what to expect during the process, or when necessary, how to...
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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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Two gavels coming down
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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process of visitation rights for military child custody
How Does Custody Work If One Parent Is in The Military in Texas
June 6, 2024
Can divorced parents live together Exploring Legal Boundaries
Can divorced parents live together? Exploring Legal Boundaries
May 30, 2024
How To Change A Court Order For Child Custody Legal Advice
How To Change A Court Order For Child Custody: Legal Advice
May 27, 2024

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