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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Benefits of Mediating Your Texas Divorce

Could mediation benefit my divorce case?

Obtaining a divorce can be a lengthy, costly, and contentious process.  When most people think of divorce, they automatically conjure images of a courtroom and judge.  However, in Texas, most divorcing spouses will be required to go through mediation before their divorce case can proceed to trial.   During the mediation process, trained third party mediators will work with you and your soon to be ex-spouse to come to a mutual understanding about property division, child custody, alimony, and more.  Spouses that can reach a final settlement could avoid trial altogether.
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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Until Death-or Twitter- Do You Part

Can social media posts be used in a divorce case?

Once upon a time, you promised to love and honor each other in sickness and in health until death do you part.

But life’s no fairy tale and, for whatever reason, things have changed. Maybe you’re parting on good terms or maybe it’s ugly. But if there are children involved, you’ll still be bound forever through that shared tie-- so it’s best to make every effort to co-parent nicely for the sake of the children.

While your divorce lawyer is handling the legal proceedings, you might be tempted to move on with your new life.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Spousal Maintenance In Texas—Are You Entitled To It?

Are you experiencing financial difficulty during or following your divorce action?  Under the Texas Family Code, spousal maintenance is awarded when one spouse cannot provide for their own needs post-divorce or during the pending matrimonial case.  The requesting spouse must make a showing to the court that he or she has attempted to acquire financial stability during the divorce action

In addition to a spouse’s ability to be fiscally self-sufficient, courts consider several factors in determining whether a spouse is entitled to spousal maintenance.  This may include the partners’ economic resources, pre-existing child support obligations, education or other proficiencies and skills, and health status, such as a disability that stops a spouse from gaining or maintaining employment.

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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