Divorce: Financial Mistakes You Need to Avoid

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Divorcing couples are always concerned about finances and how they will be divided. It is important for our clients to be in a conversation with us from day one in order for them to make good financial decisions. We can help them avoid financial mistakes and come up with the best plan that works for them. Each… Read more »

Why Is A Gray Divorce Different?

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The fastest growing area of a family law practice is the gray divorce. This category refers to those who are older than 50 when they decide to go their separate ways. The issues that arise in these types of divorces are different than the standard divorce involving younger couples who are just beginning to accumulate assets… Read more »

Adoption and How The Process Works

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Adoption is one of the areas of law that is almost always has a happy ending. Texas law provides for private adoptions and adoptions through an agency. There are also provisions for stepparents to adopt their stepchildren. For any adoption, even for stepparents, one of the legal requirements is that there is an adoption home study.  The home… Read more »

How Does Child Support Work?

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We get questions from many divorcing parents about just how does child support work? In Texas, there are statutory guidelines that affect how much each parent contributes to their children’s needs based on the parent’s net income. It generally turns out that the parent who lives with the child most of the time receives child support and the other parent… Read more »

Can You Get Divorced During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

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If your marriage is in trouble and you are headed for divorce court, you can get divorced, even during this COVID-19 crisis. Texas courts are sensitive to the need for a couple to continue with their divorce in progress, or to begin the divorce process, so they can move their lives forward.  The courts also understand that children are often involved and the court is able… Read more »