How can I file a petition for sole custody?

Family law courts have mostly moved away from awarding one parent in a divorce sole or full custody of a child. While the importance of both parents spending equal amounts of time with their children is recognized, exceptions do exist. If you are goi...

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How to ensure your child receives your full support

Times are tough for many Texas residents, and none more so than divorced couples who have to cope with the expenses of two separate households, often with no more money than what they had when they were married. Sometimes, noncustodial parents strugg...

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Unfriending social media during #yourdivorce

You may have followed news stories about people losing their jobs because of something they posted online. Sometimes posts may have drawn the attention of police and may even have ended with the person being arrested. In some cases, the posts went vi...

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Changing a divorce order once the process is final

Life continues to change long after a divorce is final, and, in some cases, these circumstances could necessitate a change to an existing divorce order. In Texas, there may be some aspects of your divorce order that are eligible for modification, but...

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What happens to your retirement after divorce?

A divorce will impact almost every area of life, and retirement plans are no exception to that. As the end of a marriage will certainly bring significant financial changes, it is important to consider how this will affect your plans for the future, e...

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Divorce mediation may be a viable option when dissolving marriage

The process of getting divorced can be mentally, emotionally and financially taxing. This is especially true for couples with high-value assets or with a large number of assets in the state of Texas. However, if you and your spouse are able to find s...

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What factors play into dividing community property?

Life continues to change long after a divorce is final, and, in some cases, these circumstances could necessitate a change to an existing divorce order. In Texas, there may be some aspects of your divorce order that are eligible for modification, but...

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