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Prenuptial Agreements in Texas

Agreements that marrying persons enter into before the marriage actually begins are enforceable by law under the Texas Family Code. The requirements of a prenuptial agreement must be met, but so long ...
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Essential knowledge to have prior to Filing for Divorce in Texas

If you are taking the time to read a blog post with the above title, it’s safe to say that you are either considering filing for divorce or you are holding divorce paperwork in your hands that ...
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How long after the divorce does my ex-spouse have to remove items from my house?

Your Texas divorce has been finalized, all the parties have signed the Final Decree of Divorce as well as the Judge. That decree awards you the marital home and certain pieces of property within it. ...
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The Dirty Trick of Embarrassing your Spouse During a Texas Divorce

Today’s blog topic is inspired by some cases and consults I have had where a spouse has gone out of their way to try and embarrass their spouse. This is done for a variety of reasons: Anger To ...
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The Dirty Trick of Damaging, Destroying, or Selling Marital Assets in Texas

This article is inspired by one of the questions I hear frequently regarding damaging, destroying, or selling marital assets. The question takes on some of the following variations: Can I sell X ...
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The Dirty Trick of Moving Out of State with the Kids

I have seen spouses use the trick of moving out of the state with the children very effectively to the detriment of the other spouse during a Texas divorce. However, in some cases, this move can ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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Texas Divorce in 7 Steps: The Initial Consultation

This is where it all begins…the start of a new chapter in your new life. Very few people dream or plan for a divorce as they walk down the aisle to get married. Yet at one time the U.S. ...
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Dos and Don'ts Regarding Electronic Communications in a Texas Divorce

It never ceases to amaze me what people post or email each other during a divorce in Texas. I have had clients bring in pictures that they obtained from Facebook of the opposing party: using drugs ...
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How am I going to Pay for My Texas Divorce?

I have written on the topic of finances and divorce previously in more than one blog article. These topics have ranged from how much can someone expect to pay for their divorce to how to try and ...
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