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December 2017 Archives

Preventing adoption before paternity is established

Many men in Texas may have casual relationships or lose touch with former significant others and later find out that a child will be or has been born. While some may want to deny paternity, others may want to become a father in every sense of the word. However, without a marriage certificate, there is a chance that the child could be adopted without any say from the biological father, ending any rights he may have had.

Will you encounter issues with property division during divorce?

If you and your spouse are seeking a divorce in Texas, you may have begun to recognize that the process is often more complicated than it initially sounds. Reaching beneficial agreements with your former spouse requires time, effort and patience. Depending on the length of your marriage and the conditions surrounding your divorce, one of the things you will need to work out is the division of property the two of you may share. This aspect of divorce can be complicated, but you may be able to avoid costly problems with a basic knowledge of some of the issues you will need to work out.  

Research indicates parental alienation may not be what it appears

For many couples seeking a divorce in Texas, they are faced with the uncertainty of creating a new life of independency and self-reliance. Often, difficult decisions must be made regarding property division and spousal support. However, the most complicated cases are often those involving couples who have had children together. In many unfortunate circumstances, children may be misled by one parent to believe that the other parent is abusive or neglectful. 

How can you determine your equal share of personal property?

You and your spouse may have already come to an agreement about how you want to divide the family home in your Texas divorce. What about the items in the home, though. If you have antiques, artwork and collections of value, these may change the way the judge determines an equal division of your marital property.

Your credit, divorce and financial future are tied together

Now that you've made the decision to divorce, you probably realize that your life is going to change in a lot of ways. Some of these ways are fairly minor, such as not wearing a wedding ring any longer. Other ways are more serious, such as having your finances turned upside down.

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