The national coalition against domestic violence says one in three women have experienced domestic violence during their lives. Specifically, nearly 20 people per minute suffer physical abuse do to the actions of an intimate dating partner or spouse. This equates to 10 million people per year. The numbers can be broken down even further to […]
Saying goodbye to your spouse is painful, no matter your position on whether the marriage should have continued. The storm that ensues during the divorce creates emotional highs and lows in both parties creating an environment that is difficult to navigate. The requirements of negotiating child custody agreements, parenting plans, relocating into a new residence, living on one budget all contributes to the toxic environment that develops post separation or divorce. Either party may be feeling a multitude of emotions including: fear, anger, sadness and grief. It is important to focus on your mental health immediately.
Sometimes when a husband and wife begin to argue, the foundation that keeps their relationship together crumbles and the parties separate. As these marriages fail spouses may return to live with family, while their partners stay at the marital residence. US divorce laws might cause you to wonder: can you file for divorce in Texas? […]
Social media: A source of marital conflict and evidence in child custody and divorce lawsuits. Social media may help you make new friends, communicate/connect with old friends and family, network, or communicate with people with similar interests. Social media use may also contribute to divorce, and social media posts can also provide important evidence during […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]