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Guide to Changing Locks During Separation in Texas 

Every year, around 76,000 couples file for divorce in Texas. If you think you might be adding to this statistic soon, you may be trying to figure out what to do with your house. After all, the marital home is typically considered community property in Texas, which means you both have a right to it. So if […]

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How to File a Response to a Divorce Petition in Texas

If your spouse has served you with a divorce petition in Texas, you need to know what your next steps should be because you have limited time to respond. When you get the divorce paperwork, you’ll see a deadline by which you have to give your response to the court. Make a note of it, […]

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What Are My Rights With CPS in Texas? – How to Fight CPS and Win

The point of Child Protective Services (CPS) in Texas is to ensure parents are properly caring for their children, not neglecting or abusing them. While CPS Texas has good intentions, sometimes the agency makes mistakes and charges innocent people with wrongdoing. If you’ve been accused with bringing harm to your children, you need to know […]

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Where Is the Real Value in Having a Prenuptial Agreement?

While no party wants to enter into a marriage considering the possibility of its failure, the reality is that a high percentage of American marriages end in divorce.  Many marriages start with both parties on a relatively equal financial footing, with both parties bringing roughly equal amounts of assets and debts.  Yet others involve situations […]

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What You Need to Know about Filing for Divorce in Texas

For most people, filing for divorce is an emotional and stressful time.  Understanding the legal process can help to ease some of the anxiety involved.  With the assistance of a seasoned Houston divorce attorney, you can learn more about the basics of filing a divorce in Texas. Texas Does Not Recognize Legal Separation Divorce is […]

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Why Do Elderly Couples Who Are Divorcing Need an Attorney?

It may seem unusual, but later in life divorces are a not-infrequent occurrence.  Because children are not generally an issue when older couples divorce, it may not seem necessary to obtain an attorney for this type of divorce.  Yet there are many unique issues that can crop up for elderly spouses who decide to split […]

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How Is Child Support Calculated in Texas?

Whenever a couple with children breaks up or divorces, child custody and support often become a primary focus.  As a general rule, the parent who has primary physical custody of the child or children is entitled to receive child support in Texas from the non-custodial parent. Many parents experience a fair amount of anxiety over […]

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