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Grounds for Divorce in Texas – Insupportability

In the State of Texas there are two separate types of divorce: fault grounds for a divorce and no fault grounds for a divorce. The purpose of this article is to discuss no fault grounds for divorce in Texas, meaning simply that neither party has caused the divorce. The vast majority of Texas divorces are […]
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Community Property Presumption – Texas

In Texas, community property consists of property, other than separate property, acquired by either spouse during marriage. What does this mean?  The answer can be complicated. The spouse claiming a certain property must trace, and clearly identify the property, as separate. TRACING involves establishing the separate origin of the property by showing the time and means by […]
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Establishment of Parent child relationship – Texas

When is the mother not the mother? The Texas Family Code in section 160.201 sets forth the requirements to establish the parent child relationship. In certain situations, the establishment of paternity is rebuttable by genetic testing. Does this rule also apply to the establishment of maternity? Does the law allow maternity to be rebutted by genetic […]
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Motion to transfer child custody

Motions to Transfer- Texas

Motions to Transfer: Texas Family Code MANDATORY TRANSFER The Texas Family code provides that transfer from a court of continuing, exclusive jurisdiction can be mandatory or discretionary. This issue typically comes up when a party to a child custody case would like to file a modification or enforcement action. Although, modifications and enforcements can involve […]
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Divorce Agreements

Parties can either agree or disagree to the terms of their divorce. Regardless of whether the parties agree to the divorce the final agreement must be accepted by the court and be incorporated into a final judgement for divorce by the court. The final order will be contract that is also an order. For instance, […]
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