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What Is a Custodial Parent?

In any Texas divorce that involves minor children, a court cannot grant a final decree of divorce until the judge is satisfied that all of the provisions affecting the children are in the children’s best interest. The divorce decree must address ea… Read More
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Common Law Marriage Myths (Yes, You Need a Divorce!)

Unmarried couples living together used to be rare, but it has been a long time since cohabitation outside of marriage raised any eyebrows in many parts of the country. Some couples live together before getting married. Others decide to live together… Read More
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Categories: Common Law Marriage
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What to Look for in High-End Divorce Lawyers in Houston

Getting a divorce upends nearly every part of a person’s life. They and their soon-to-be-ex-spouse must figure out how to divide their property, along with child custody and child support if applicable. Spousal maintenance might be an issue in situ… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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Motions to Modify Custody or Child Support in Texas During and After a Pandemic

These are difficult times for parents in Texas, especially those who are subject to a child custody or child support order. These kinds of orders deal with issues like where the child or children will live, how the parents may make decisions regardin… Read More
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Filing for Divorce in Texas During a Pandemic

Texas is slowly reopening after several months of social distancing and stay-at-home orders intended to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19. People with pending divorce cases who need a court hearing have either had to wait until the courts re… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
Child Custody and Child S…

Child Custody and Child Support in Texas During the Coronavirus

The global coronavirus pandemic has thrown much of people’s daily lives into disarray throughout Texas, across the nation, and all over the world. After officials at all levels of government issued declarations of emergency in March, many Texas cit… Read More
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What Is the Impact of a Hurricane on a Child Custody Plan in Texas?

Child custody and visitation is one of the most difficult issues in any Texas divorce. Even if the spouses have not been fighting over much of anything, disagreements over the children can turn a peaceful divorce case unpleasant quite quickly. Texas… Read More
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What Happens to My Boat in a Texas Divorce?

Division of property in a Texas divorce case requires both spouses to account for everything they own. They must then determine whether anything can be characterized as “separate property.” Under Texas law, anything that is not separate property… Read More
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Categories: Property Division
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How to Divide a Military Pension in a Texas Divorce

In a Texas divorce case, the parties must account for all of the community assets and figure out how to divide them. If they cannot agree on property division, they may have to submit to mediation, arbitration, or trial. One of the biggest challenges… Read More
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Dividing NASA Retirement Benefits in a Divorce

Whenever an astronaut speaks to “Houston,” they are talking to someone in Clear Lake. This area acquired the nickname “Space City” more than fifty years ago, and NASA remains one of the area’s biggest employers. About three thousand civilia… Read More
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