Texas is one of only 16 states in the U.S. that recognizes common law marriage. Common law marriages are legal marriage relationships that are formed without the formality of getting a marriage license. Given their lack of formal legal status, it would seem as though divorces in Texas common law … [Read more...] about How Does Common Law Divorce Work in Texas
Divorce is hard. The process is emotionally draining and tumultuous for people whose marriages are ending. If kids are involved, the proceedings are doubly stressful. At the Law Office of Wendy L. Hart, we understand; one of the first questions many of our divorce clients ask us is “when will I see … [Read more...] about How are Visitation Rights Assigned in a DFW Divorce?
Let’s face it, divorce in Texas is never something that a person would find enjoyable. When someone is considering ending a marriage and has that initial consultation with a divorce lawyer, they experience a wide range of emotions, fears, and uncertainties. It is normal for a person whose marriage … [Read more...] about The Cost of a Divorce in Texas
Under Texas divorce laws, a couple's property can be divided based on a variety of factors, from the categorization of marital vs. separate property to the couple's own input and cooperation regarding the division of assets and debts. Although Texas courts, and especially the ones located here in … [Read more...] about Texas Property Division for Women in Divorce
Under Texas’s no-fault divorce laws, a married couple who have reached the end of their ropes can get divorced on the grounds of “insupportability.” Since the 1970s, when no-fault laws started appearing across the United States, including Texas, it gave married couples a more easy option to get … [Read more...] about Why No-Fault Divorce Laws in Texas Should Stay, and Why They’re Important
Divorce and family law issues are incredibly difficult for everybody, especially if there are contested and difficult issues such as child support, custody, property division, alimony, and more. Whether man or woman, mother or father, divorce and family law issues are emotional, complex affairs, and … [Read more...] about Fort Worth Divorce Lawyer for Men
Every year, millions of parents with children get divorced, and although it affects everyone involved, it can be especially difficult for children with disabilities. Whether physically or mentally disabled, the children have certain special requirements, and above all, Texas family courts will make … [Read more...] about Divorce and Children With Disabilities in Forth Worth TX
If there are two things to be said of divorce: it's a messy thing you feel like you have to do, and it's never easy. But if you and your spouse have decided to go separate ways, and there's little chance of reconciliation (remember, divorce is a major life decision), you'll need to locate your Texas … [Read more...] about 7 Most Common Questions about Divorce in Fort Worth TX
Mansfield-Fort Worth family law attorney Wendy L. Hart has won a ranking in the American Institute of Family Law Attorney's (AIOFLA) "10 Best Female Attorneys For Client Satisfaction," for the second year in a row! As one of the leading attorneys in the Mansfield-Fort Worth area, all of us at … [Read more...] about Mansfield-Fort Worth Family Law Attorney Wendy L. Hart Wins 2 Years of Best Attorney
Paternity is a very important step is establishing the legal relationship between a father and his child. Although the presumption of fatherhood in Texas is very strong, you may need to establish paternity in order finalize a court order regarding child support. In the Mansfield-Fort Worth … [Read more...] about How Can I Establish Paternity for Child Support?