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Category Archives: Family & Divorce Law

Use Alternative Dispute Resolutions in Your Divorce Case Sooner Rather Than Later

Posted by on under Family & Divorce Law, Mediation.

It is important to understand that even if you go through the court system, you will likely be required to use an Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR) process like mediation before taking up the court’s time in trial.  Courts routinely require this to help ease their ever-growing dockets, and it has proven to work very well.  […]

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Divorce and Planning Beyond the Present

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Divorce can bring about many concerns that were not previously top of mind, including retirement planning.  For example, when faced with divorce, a partner who has stayed at home to raise a child might be concerned that their future Social Security payments will be significantly lower than their spouse’s. Before agreeing to a proposed division […]

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Online Privacy (or the Lack Thereof) Can Really Kill the Mood

Posted by on under Family & Divorce Law.

We all know the saying “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” referring to the idea that whatever crazy antics people get themselves into in Las Vegas will not be disclosed by others and vice versa.  It would seem many people think that this sort of “bro code” also applies to Internet activities.  This misconception […]

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A Quick Guide to Calculating Child Support

Posted by on under Family & Divorce Law.

A question I am asked often is “how do I calculate my child support obligation?” Under Texas Law, the amount of current child support a parent is obligated to pay is based on a parent’s income available for child support and the number of children that the parent has an obligation to support. The chart […]

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First Things First: When and Where You Can File for Divorce

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At the beginning of every divorce case, you must first ask yourself “where do I file?” and “when can I file?” Texas has strict requirements regarding which County the divorce suit can be filed in and when it can be filed. Under Texas Family Code Section 6.301, a petition for divorce may not be filed […]

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