There are many reasons people choose divorce. Some of them though are fairly common. A couple in Texas can file for divorce for any reason that is meaningful to them. Let us look at the top five reasons people choose divorce. Though the reason people choose divorce may depend on who you ask, … [Read more...] about Top 5 Reasons People Choose Divorce
The tradition of a woman changing her name to her husband's last name after getting married goes back many years. Many women still do observe this custom. But after a divorce, a woman may wonder "Should I change name back after divorce?" A woman who has legally changed her name to her … [Read more...] about Change Name Back After Divorce?
With current divorce rates between 40% and 50% in the US, getting divorced is fairly common. We all strive for a happy marriage but given these numbers, we need to also attempt to have a happy divorce. So what do we mean by a happy divorce. Let an experienced divorce lawyer, Wendy L. Hart share how … [Read more...] about How To Have A Happy Divorce
Property division can be a highly contentious issue in a divorce, right behind child custody. Unless previously decided by a prenup, the property division is likely to be handled by the court. When faced with the dilemma of your ex not giving you your property in the divorce, it is frustrating but … [Read more...] about My Ex Is Not Giving Me My Property In Divorce!
Parents can and should work together after a divorce. Parenting after a divorce does not have to be difficult. No matter what led you and your spouse to divorce, the one thing you’ll always be is a parent to your children. Texas family courts encourage parents to work together to co-parent their … [Read more...] about Parenting Together After A Divorce
When a couple divorces, one party may not have enough income to support themselves afterwards. Spousal support may be awarded to alleviate that need for support. This may necessitate that the higher-earning spouse to pay support payments to the lower-earning spouse for a period of time. This time … [Read more...] about What Is Spousal Support?
Whether the filing is a complete surprise, or you knew this was coming, you may be wondering about your next steps. Once you’ve been properly served with divorce papers, you’re on notice that your spouse wants to end the marriage. But you can’t wait until the shock wears off to react. In Texas, one … [Read more...] about What If My Spouse Filed For Divorce First?
After divorce, there are changes in family life such as selling the family home and setting up two households, remarriage, and new employment. These changes are ideally anticipated and are reflected in the divorce decree. When your minor children are involved, included will be the order … [Read more...] about Changes In Family Life After Divorce
It’s the home of the Cowboys, the State Fair, and the creation of the frozen Margarita. It’s the fourth largest metro area in the United States spanning nine Texas counties and the largest one that’s landlocked. For both population growth and GDP, DFW is still growing faster than any other metro … [Read more...] about Dallas-Fort Worth
Texas family courts have one goal in mind: the best interest of the children. Because children do best with relationships with both parents, the court encourages children to spend time with both. Visitation schedules, called possession schedules in Texas, are intended to ensure that children have as … [Read more...] about When A Child Refuses To Abide By Court Ordered Custody