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Filing for Divorce in the Military

Military couples face unique challenges when they decide to divorce, often making the process even more complex and emotionally taxing than it is for civilians. The transient nature of military life complicates matters of residency and jurisdiction since the service member and their spouse may have different states of residence. The choice of where to […]

Negotiating a Settlement Out of Court

Divorcing a spouse means ending a legal relationship. Thus, before finalizing the divorce, you will need to address a range of issues, such as division of assets. You could allow a court to handle these issues for you. However, doing so may be costly and time-consuming. It also deprives you of the opportunity to exercise […]

3 Types of Custody

Are you fighting for custody of your children in Texas? Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to arrive at an agreement with the child’s other parent that satisfies all parties. However, you may wish to pursue sole custody if you believe this arrangement is best for your child. Custody takes several forms in […]

How to Get an Emergency Custody Order Tips

Texas law provides that joint custody is the healthiest option for children following the divorce of their parents. However, in some situations, one parent may have reason to believe that the other custodial parent presents a danger to the child’s well-being. In such circumstances, you can petition the court for an emergency custody order. The […]

Joint Custody Work Explained

When a couple goes through a divorce, Texas courts keep the best interests of the children in mind, and Texas public policy specifies that children benefit most from having a meaningful relationship with both parents in most cases. As such, understanding how joint custody works is essential. Furthermore, working with a knowledgeable Texas divorce attorney […]

Appoint Legal Guardian Guide

When a person is incapable of making decisions for themselves, such as a minor child without parents or an incapacitated adult, a Texas court can appoint a legal guardian to manage their affairs. The appointment of a legal guardian can be a complex and contentious topic for families and loved ones. As such, developing a […]

All About Temporary Guardianship

Guardianship in Texas is a legal arrangement where one individual assumes responsibility for a minor child’s or incapacitated adult’s personal or financial decisions. In most cases, Texas courts can take between 60 and 90 days to hear a petition before they grant guardianship on a permanent basis. However, in certain emergency situations, a court can […]

Does FaceTime Count As Visitation?

Visitation rights play a crucial role in family law, as they ensure that both parents maintain a healthy relationship with their child. With the rapid growth of technology, the concept of visitation has evolved. A question that often arises is, does FaceTime count as visitation? Here, we’ll explore the traditional understanding of visitation rights in […]

Who Claims Your Kids on Your Taxes After Divorce?

Divorce can be complicated, and tax season can add additional stress. Determining who claims the children on taxes can be especially challenging for divorcing couples. Therefore, it’s important to understand your rights and responsibilities when claiming dependents in a divorce. Fortunately, some guidelines can help divorcing couples determine who should claim their kids on their […]

Top Tips for Winning Your Divorce Case

The divorce process can be overwhelming even if you and your spouse are amicable. Negotiating property division, child custody, and other terms stirs up emotions and can create tension. If you can’t agree on an arrangement, seeking legal action might be necessary. Resolving disputes during a divorce is challenging. Each party focuses on getting what […]

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