How to Have a “Good” Divorce

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

It seems like an oxymoron to use the term “good divorce.” Although going through the divorce process is stressful, it is possible to have a divorce where both you and your spouse feel the outcome is fair and that you can continue your relationship as co-parents in an amicable way. Be Informed by Utilizing Divorce… Read more »

Privacy and Confidentiality in Divorce  

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One issue that often arises in a divorce is how to keep private information private. Most people do not want to air their “dirty laundry” in public. When there is a lot of conflict, privacy issues can sometimes make matters even worse. There are some steps that couples can take to lessen the intrusion into… Read more »

Premarital Agreements in Texas

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Many people assume a premarital agreement, also commonly known as “prenuptial agreements” in other states, means that the couple getting married is also planning for when they get a divorce. In reality, a prenuptial agreement promotes communication between the engaged couple and can be viewed as a pathway to how they plan to handle their… Read more »

How Is Child Custody and Child Support Determined?

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Issues of child custody and visitation (referred to under Texas law as conservatorship and possession) and child support are often contentious, but they do not need to be. At Martinez Legal, we assist parents in establishing their own agreements. If that is not possible, we will go to court to fight for our client’s rights…. Read more »

Communicating with Your Spouse During the Divorce Process

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When you are going through a divorce, there is still a need to communicate with your soon-to-be-ex-spouse, especially if you have children. This can be emotionally difficult but at Martinez Legal, P.C., we have some suggestions that may help. Keep Discussions Business-Like Approach your communications with your spouse as though they are business dealings. For example,… Read more »