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The Dirty Trick of Hiding Assets During Your Texas Divorce

This blog article is inspired by several consults I had over the last two days where the topic of asset hiding came up in the context of a divorce. Asset hiding is one of the most popular dirty tricks ...
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My Wife is Taking Half My Paycheck in Child Support. What can I do?

It is not unusual for parents I meet with for consults to have questions regarding child support. Often, the parent paying thinks he is paying too much and the parent receiving feels they are not ...
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Can I Keep My Retirement in a Texas Divorce?

One of the first homework assignments we give our clients who are going through a divorce in Houston, Texas, is to gather all the information you can regarding your retirement accounts such as: the ...
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Husband Not the Father, what do I do in a Texas Divorce?

This year I have had several consults in which the wives I have met with have brought up how their husbands are not the father of one of their children. In many of these consults the women were ...
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How to Get a Free or Nearly Free Divorce in Texas?

I have previously mentioned how much a divorce costs, how to keep the costs of a divorce down, where to get the money to pay for a divorce, and even online divorce. However, I have never previously ...
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Can I get Child Support for my Adult Child in Texas?

Recently I had a consult with a potential client who was inquiring about modifying a child support order. This is a very common occurrence over the course of a child’s life and something we see ...
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The Dirty Trick of Wasting Marital Assets or Going on a Spending Spree During Your Texas Divorce

When a divorce is on the horizon, sometimes otherwise honest spouses start to act out of character. This can often take the form of going on a spending spree. This spending spree often leaves both ...
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The Dirty Trick of Using Delaying Tactics During Your Texas Divorce

Two of the most frequently asked questions I get during my Houston divorce consults are: “How much is my divorce going to cost?” and “How long is my divorce going to take?” It ...
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The Dirty Trick of Using Children as Weapons in Your Texas Divorce

One of the saddest things I have observed during Texas divorce proceedings is when parents start to use their children as weapons. This can take several different forms: Withholding the children ...
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The Dirty Trick of Engaging in Spousal Starving During a Texas Divorce

One of the most frequent questions I get asked is “can I get my spouse to pay for the divorce.” We have even written an article on that topic that I will include a link to at the bottom of ...
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The Dirty Trick of Quitting Your Job to Avoid Child Support During a Texas Divorce

Unfortunately, some spouses do not feel an obligation to support their children after a divorce. I have heard all kinds of excuses from “I shouldn’t have to pay because I have a car ...
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The Dirty Trick of Conflicting Out Lawyers in Your Texas Divorce

Fans of the “The Sopranos” or other legal TV shows may already be familiar with how conflicting out an attorney can take place. In one particular episode of The Sopranos a neighbor of ...
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Know How Children's Issues are Handled When Preparing for Your Texas Divorce

Children’s issues can be some of the most hard fought and contentious parts of a Texas divorce. It is not uncommon for parents going through a divorce not to care about anything but the ...
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Know Your Finances, When Preparing for Your Texas Divorce

We have observed that is common for there to be a division of labor in relationships in the Texas divorce cases we have handled. This means that there often a spouse in the marriage who has a more ...
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How Parental Incarceration Affects a Texas Child Support Case?

Recently I had a consult with a man who was in my office who was having problems with a child support. His story was not that different from many who have come to see me. He had missed so many ...
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Be Careful or Computers and Social Media May Destroy Your Texas Divorce Case

Social media, computers, and cell phones have become very prominent in Texas divorce cases. This is largely because they are a great source of evidence. It is not uncommon for potential divorce ...
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Know How Property and Debts are Divided, When Preparing for Your Texas Divorce

Unless you and your spouse have resolved all issues in a divorce, your divorce will more than likely be considered " contested ". If your case is contested and goes to a court the Judge will ...
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Know How to Determine Whether Alimony will be Owed and for How Long, When Preparing for Your Texas Divorce

Unless you and your spouse have resolved all issues in a divorce, your divorce will more than likely be considered "contested". If your divorce case is contested and goes to a court the ...
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Know How to Calculate Child Support When Preparing for Your Texas Divorce

Unless you and your spouse have resolved all issues in a divorce, your Texas divorce will more than likely be considered "contested". If your case is contested and goes to a court the Judge ...
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What are the Steps of a Contested Texas Divorce, and How can I Prepare for Them?

Unless you and your spouse have resolved all issues in a divorce, your divorce will more than likely be considered "contested". This doesn't mean that there is going to be a full-on ...
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The relationship between Valentine's Day and Divorce

New Year's Day causes people to make resolutions about losing weight. Tax Day causes people to tell themselves that next year they won't wait until the last minute to complete their taxes. ...
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My Fiancé wants me to sign a Texas Prenup. What should I do?

My office gets inquiries from people seeking a prenup or asking for our advice on signing one. Generally, people fall into two categories on the subject either they feel they are absolutely necessary ...
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Is Adultery a Crime in Texas?

It is fairly well known that adultery is grounds for divorce in Texas and can impact how a judge rules in a Texas divorce proceeding. The State's laws take adultery into account when it comes to ...
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Why do I have to follow the rules in My Texas Divorce?

One of the things that troubles my clients the most while going through Texas divorce process is that they feel that they are following the rules while their ex is ignoring the rules and getting away ...
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What Rights do I have as an Immigrant in a Texas Divorce?

It is not uncommon for married couples to move. Sometimes the move means just changing neighborhoods in the same city, and is a short drive away. Sometimes a move is to a totally different state. That ...
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