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Verbal and emotional abuse: Mistakes to avoid in a Texas divorce

If you begin down the road towards divorce it is easy to encounter roadblocks. Many of these barriers are ones that are completely out of your control and must still be dealt with. In some areas, ...
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Emotional abuse in a Texas Divorce

When you hear the words “emotional” and “abuse” what comes to mind? I’m willing to bet that if you were being completely honest the image of a raised eyebrow may have ...
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Abandonment as grounds for divorce in Texas

The majority of divorces that occur in Texas each year are what is known as “ No Fault ” Divorces. This means that the parties simply could no longer get along in the marriage and say no ...
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How to handle a cheating spouse in Texas

One of the most difficult and challenging aspects of a family law case is that they are, above all else, personal matters. This means that not only will you become engaged financially, relationally ...
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What happens to your engagement ring if the wedding doesn't happen?

When a marriage proposal is made those words and that gesture are often accompanied by an engagement ring. The cost to purchase that engagement ring can be substantial and is an investment no matter ...
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What affect can adultery have on a divorce in Texas?

While I don’t have any statistics on the subject to provide you all with, my gut feeling is that infidelity among spouses is more prevalent today than even ten years ago. Maybe this is a result ...
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How can I get a disproportionate share of the martial estate in my Texas Divorce?

How can I get a disproportionate share of the martial estate in my Texas Divorce? When you reach the point where you decide that a divorce is necessary you probably have a reason (or twenty) as to why ...
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No Fault Divorce in Texas

It used to be the case where if you wanted to divorce your spouse you had to specify the reason why. Maybe she was abusive against you. It could be that he used your name to sign up for some loans and ...
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The Dirty Trick of Spousal Spying in a Texas Divorce

Our office has had to deal with cases where one party suspects their spouse, rightly or wrongly, of having an affair. They have seen signs: staying out late at night, giving vague information about ...
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SUCH AN EASY DIVORCE? THAT HUSBAND MAY LOSE HIS HOUSE!

A couple weeks ago I met with a husband who wanted to divorce his wife. I was informed by the consult that this would be an “easy case” Whenever a consult tells me how easy the case will ...
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An Explanation of the Grounds for Divorce in Texas

When a person walks into the Law Office of Bryan Fagan and seeks a consultation with one of our attorneys to discuss a divorce, the person will invariably get into their grievances that they have ...
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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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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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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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10 Most Popular Texas Divorce Blogs of 2016?

Good divorce advice is like an umbrella when it rains. You need it when you need it. When you do not need it, you will hardly notice it. For this reasons you may have missed some of my most popular ...
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Married but dating another person during a Texas Divorce?

You’ve moved out, gotten your own place, and you have started to think about moving on with your life. You have started to notice other people when you go out and think it would be nice to ...
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My Spouse Has Accused Me of Adultery in my Texas Divorce and I Haven't

Recently I had a consult with a man who had going through a divorce in which his wife has accused him of committing adultery. During the consult, he informed me that yes during the marriage he did ...
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6 things You Need to Know Before You File for Divorce in Texas

There are the six things you must do before you act on any thoughts you have about divorce. These steps are specific to Texas divorce but can be applied to divorce in many states. It’s important ...
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Can I sue my spouse's mistress in Texas?

It is a sad but frequent occurrence for clients of the Law Office of Bryan Fagan that they have become aware that their spouse is having an affair. For most people this is the highest form of betrayal ...
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What does Insupportability or No-Fault in a Texas Divorce Mean?

Potential clients who come to see us who have been served with divorce paperwork often ask us “what is “insupportabilty?” Insupportability Under the Texas Family Code The Texas ...
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When is, Cheating Considered Adultery in a Texas Divorce?

What is adultery in Texas? Under Texas Family Code section 6.003 adultery is a legal term in Texas that means the voluntary sexual intercourse of a married person with one not the spouse. Burden of ...
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Texas Divorce Details

In Texas in its simplest form a divorce terminates a marriage giving a married couple the legal right to marry another person. What many people do not know is that a divorce is a lawsuit that does ...
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Getting a divorce in Texas when your spouse is in jail

A divorce is never an easy thing to plan. Aside from the sort of constraints it puts on a family financially, there are children, the stability of the home as well as the parties' own emotional well ...
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Sex, Lies, Rock-and-roll, and Adultery in a Texas Divorce

As a Houston, Texas divorce lawyer many of I get to hear about adultery frequently as topic from our clients. This despite Texas being a no fault divorce state which means if a spouse wants a divorce, ...
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The Push to end the No Fault Divorce in Texas

In a recent blog post, the attorneys with the Law Office of Bryan Fagan discussed with you what a No Fault divorce is in Texas as opposed to a Divorce based on “Fault” grounds. To sum it ...
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