Blog Posts in February, 2017

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 the ...
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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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How Do I Change My Child's Last Name and Add My Name to the Birth Certificate in Texas?

It is not uncommon for fathers who consult with me regarding obtaining their father’s rights to ask about changing their child’s last name and adding th Birth Certificateeir name to ...
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15 Myths About Divorce in Texas

When I meet with potential new clients many of them come to me with preconceived ideas on how property is divided in a Texas Divorce. There are many myths floating around on how property is divided ...
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5 Things to Do to Prepare your Texas Divorce Case for Mediation

It is not uncommon for some of the people who consult with me regarding a divorce to ask why do we need to go to mediation ? Is mediation required to get a Texas divorce ? The answer is no mediation ...
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How a Parenting Class Can Help Me and My Ex-spouse Co-parent in Texas?

In Texas, when parents get divorced their court may require them to take a co-parenting course prior to the finalization of their case. This is due in so small part because conflict between parents is ...
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How Can a Family Law Consultation Help Me in Texas?

In his best selling book, "How to Win Friends and Influence People", author Dale Carnegie notes that every person that he had come into contact with in his life had talents that outweigh his ...
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When Your Child's Extended Family Wants Visitation in Texas

Babies can be wonderful and often bring families closer together. Both my wife and I have family member that live close by. Having extend family can be wonderful they help provide a support system and ...
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How Can I Prove to a Texas Divorce Court I am Sober?

As a Houston Divorce Lawyer I have been involved in several divorce cases where substance abuse was an issue in the case. This has taken the form of everything from illegal drugs to alcohol to ...
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