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Same Sex Divorces in Texas: Essential Information

Most people in the United States are aware that same-sex marriages were made legal by the Supreme Court in 2015 in ruling that bans on same sex marriages were illegal and unconstitutional. There is ...
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Child Support when the guideline amount is insufficient

When it comes to a divorce or child custody case, one of the most frequently heard questions that I receive is how much does the State of Texas require be paid on a monthly basis in child support. If ...
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Can I Add My Dad's Name to My Birth Certificate If He is Dead?

I get questions frequently from clients and potential clients regarding a wide range of subjects. I hear a lot of interesting things, but normally the questions do not cause me to do any mental ...
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Interim Attorney's Fees in a Divorce with No Children

I get questions pretty frequently from clients and potential clients about getting the other party to pay for their attorney’s fees. There are different standards on awarding interim ...
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Which parent claims the children on their taxes after a Texas Divorce?

In the course of a divorce, just about any issue that you can conceive of will be discussed, negotiated, fought over and settled upon. The big ticket items that most people think of right off the bat ...
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How to handle a high net-worth divorce in Texas

Divorce is a complicated and difficult process no matter what kind of case yours is. Many people have somewhat “typical” divorces that involve a husband and wife who each work and earn an ...
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What happens if your spouse hides assets until your divorce is finalized?

When most people think about hiding things in the context of a divorce I think the most common thought that comes to mind is a spouse trying to cover up an affair. Whether it’s by using a ...
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What happens to your business in a Texas Divorce?

Owning your own business is great way to achieve financial independence and increase your earning capacity. While there are risks to going out on your own, the knowledge that you are the one who ...
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Skype with your children when in-person visitation is not possible

Technology, for the most part, is great. Not only have technological improvements and innovations aided science, medicine and the business worlds but our everyday lives have been improved as well. ...
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Trusts are not always trustworthy in the context of a divorce in Texas

Aside from my bad attempt at humor in the title to this blog post, the subject of how spouses structure and protect their assets is very important. I think a lot of people will consider whether or not ...
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Where will my child's custody case need to be filed?

The Law Office of Bryan Fagan recently had a client who had an interesting, albeit frustrating situation on his hands. This gentleman had lived, been married and had children in Texas. He and his wife ...
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Hearsay exceptions in family law cases: Business Records of the Marital Household

If you were to walk into my house and go into the closet that adjoins the master-bedroom you would find paperwork like bank statements, medical bills, daycare statements, etc. I’m sure that many ...
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What considerations to take when considering changing your child's school

If you have recently gone through a divorce then you are well aware that your life has seen changes. Some of these changes have been significant, such as moving residences or losing a person that used ...
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What is the procedure for an adult to change their name in Texas?

Clients of the Law Office of Bryan Fagan will often times request that their name be changed after a divorce has been finalized. If you are interested in learning more about divorce in Texas and would ...
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What are the steps towards increasing or decreasing a child support obligation in Texas?

The Texas Family Code sets forth the rules that you have to follow in order to either increase or decrease a person’s child support obligation. Clients of the Law Office of Bryan Fagan come to ...
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What can be done if CPS has taken possession of your child in Texas?

Under the Texas Family Code, Child Protective Services (CPS) is provided a great deal of authority to investigate allegations of abuse or neglect against your child and ultimately to remove him or her ...
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Examining the Rights and Duties of Texas Parents, Part Two

When clients come into the Law Office of Bryan Fagan to discuss their family law questions and problems it is frequent that I will hear him or her use the term “fight” or “war” ...
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Examining the Rights and Duties of Texas Parents

If you are getting a divorce and also have a child then contained within your Final Decree of Divorce will be parenting plan. This parenting plan discusses and will contain the road-map for parenting ...
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The Texas Standard Possession Order

If you are about to undertake a Divorce or Child Custody and have a child then you should be familiar with a Standard Possession Order and what it entails. Our State Legislature created the Standard ...
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What are the key components to a Texas Divorce?

Have you ever heard the phrase, “A journey of a thousand miles beings with a single step”? The meaning behind this saying is that perspective is important when evaluating any situation ...
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Dividing up your property in a divorce is about more than money

If you are an adult and if you have friends, a family or co-worker then you have heard other people talk to you about their divorce. When people tell stories about themselves the person will rarely ...
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Interim Attorney's Fees in a Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR)

I get questions pretty frequently from clients and potential clients about getting the other party to pay for their attorney’s fees. There are different standards on awarding interim attorney ...
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Tips on giving in-court testimony in your divorce or child custody case, Part Three

The past two days have seen blogs posted on this website which detail tips and preview your being asked to give testimony in a hearing or trial during your family law case. While I cannot possibly ...
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Tips on giving in-court testimony in your divorce or child custody case, Part Two

Yesterday’s blog post centered around the subject of in court testimony in your family law case. I wanted to introduce the subject, discuss some basic advice and then transition into the ...
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Tips on giving in-court testimony in your divorce or child custody case

When a new client signs up with the Law Office of Bryan Fagan and we begin to discuss their case the talk inevitably ends up on what information he or she has that will be able to influence a judge. I ...
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