Determining child custody is can be of the most emotional parts of getting a divorce. Divorce forces parents to share parenting in a new way that may be uncomfortable. In order for your concerns to be heard, it is critical to work with a compassionate and knowledgeable divorce attorney. Craig … [Read more...] about Who Gets Custody in a Divorce?
How Do I Pay For My Divorce Attorney?
Everybody knows that getting a divorce isn’t cheap. How you will pay for your attorney is a major concern for anyone getting a Texas divorce. Before worrying about how you will pay for your divorce lawyer, you should be aware that there are certain things that you can do to help lower the cost of … [Read more...] about How Do I Pay For My Divorce Attorney?
What is Common Law Marriage in Texas?
Does Texas Recognize Common Law Marriage? Texas is one of the few remaining states that recognize common law marriages (also referred to as informal marriages or marriages without formalities). A common law marriage is when a couple is married without having a formal marriage ceremony or obtaining … [Read more...] about What is Common Law Marriage in Texas?
Community Property in Texas
What is Community Property in Bedford, Texas? One of the biggest issues, when you divorce, is how to divide your property. Texas is a community property state. Community property is defined under Texas law as all of the property and earnings that either spouse acquires during the marriage, except … [Read more...] about Community Property in Texas
How Can I Prepare for a Consultation with a Divorce Attorney
A consultation with a divorce attorney can feel like a frightening or gloomy event, but it doesn't have to be. It's always important to find the right legal professional and when considering any legal action to learn about what is involved. Think of your consultation with a divorce attorney as … [Read more...] about How Can I Prepare for a Consultation with a Divorce Attorney
In Texas, What Does a Divorcing Military Spouse Get?
What to Know When A Divorce Involves a Spouse who is in the Military A divorcing military spouse can be confused about a number of things. Because a military family can experience relocation frequently due to the military assignments or posting, it’s quite possible for a couple with one military … [Read more...] about In Texas, What Does a Divorcing Military Spouse Get?
Four Reasons for At Fault Divorce in Texas
When you petition the court for an at fault or fault-based divorce in the state of Texas, you have to provide a specific reason for the request. To avoid providing a reason, you will need a no fault divorce petition. Secondly, the state of Texas allows for an individual to petition an at fault … [Read more...] about Four Reasons for At Fault Divorce in Texas
Bias in Social Investigation
Sometimes during divorce cases involving children, the parents can accuse each other of being unfit to serve as guardians of the children. When that happens, the court may order a social investigation to determine the accuracy of the claim. Submitting to an outside investigation can be … [Read more...] about Bias in Social Investigation
Domestic Violence and Divorce
Domestic violence (also called family violence) significantly impacts divorce proceedings in Tarrant County. Domestic violence can include physical, emotional, financial, and sexual abuse. Divorcing an abusive spouse is a stressful process, so it is important to have a compassionate and qualified … [Read more...] about Domestic Violence and Divorce
What is Marital Property?
Marital property division is one of the most significant and sometimes contentious issues in Texas divorces. If you are getting a divorce in Tarrant County, it is critical to understand how Texas law classifies marital property and nonmarital property. This will affect division of property in a … [Read more...] about What is Marital Property?