Common Divorce Questions: How Long Does It Take to Get Divorced?

Posted by Lynette Boyd & filed under blog.

There is no easy answer to the question about how long it will take for the divorce to be final. According to Texas law, there is a minimum waiting period of 60 days after the suit was filed.  If you and your spouse agree on the resolution of every issue, and file your written settlement agreement with… Read more »

Why Should My Divorce Be Child Centered?

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

When parents divorce, they are often so caught up in their own disagreements that they let their emotions get in the way of doing what is best for the children. At Martinez Legal, P.C., we help our clients make their divorce child-centered. A child-centered divorce can make a tremendous difference in the future of the child(ren). This… Read more »

Divorce and Addiction Issues

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

Addiction is often a reason for divorce, whether it is an addiction to alcohol, drugs, sex, pornography, or any other addiction. At Martinez Legal, P.C., we have had clients who are addicted as well as clients whose spouse is the one with an addiction problem. The most important consideration in this scenario is what is the best interest of the children and… Read more »

How to Know When it is Time to Consider Divorce

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

Every marriage goes through a rough patch. Couples have “highs” and “lows,” and many make it through to the other side and regain their happiness with each other. For others, there is no hope of “fixing” the marriage and there comes a time when divorce may be the only option. How to know when that time has… Read more »

Maintaining Your Dignity During Divorce

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

Going through a divorce is fraught with emotion on both sides. This is true even if both parties believe the divorce is in their best interest. In some cases, one party does not want the divorce, which increases the stress. In fact, psychologists rank divorce as the second most stressful event in a person’s life…. Read more »