Holidays are a time for families. They are fun, but they can be stressful, too. Don't let visitation disputes spoil the holidays for you and your kids. Here are some tips to help keep things running smoothly. Make sure that you know what is in your court orders. Make sure that everyone is on the same page. Discuss things with your ex to be certain that you both know what is going … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Visitation Disputes Spoil Your Kids’ Holidays
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As we near graduation season, some might wonder how they can bear to be around the person they are divorcing or divorced from. Don't let legal squabbles spoil this important milestone for your child. Now is an important time to draw your graduating children a little closer. Things are coming to an end sooner than we might like. Taking the time to enjoy what time left you have with your child … [Read more...] about Divorce vs. Graduation: Don’t Let Legal Battles Interfere with Your Child’s Enjoyment of Graduation!
There are no easy cases really. Sure some cases are less complicated legally but there is always an emotional factor. Whether you are going through a divorce which seems simple or going to court for a probate matter in which a loved one died, you should be prepared to feel emotion over these life changing events. Change is hard, especially when you wish that the change had not happened. Even when … [Read more...] about When Emotions are Involved, there are no “Easy Cases”
When you think of an adoption, if you are like most people, you probably think of an adult adopting a child. But if you have been adopted as an adult, or know someone who has, you have a more inclusive view. Here is why more people are opting for adult adoption! When divorce increased in the U.S. in the 1970's, the structure and definition of "family" began to change. As more blended … [Read more...] about Adult Adoptions & Why They Matter So Much
Once the decision is made to divorce, one or both parties may be in a hurry to complete the process. However, there is a sixty day "cooling off" period in Texas. This means that generally a divorce case will need to be on file for at least 60 days before finalization. So, why not go to court on day 61? Well, it is possible when a case is uncontested. But, in reality, there is a lot to do … [Read more...] about When can you Finalize your Texas Divorce?
Involvement in a child's life is important for every parent and can become even more so when there is a divorce or custody dispute. As a legal case unfolds, a lot of details about the day-to-day life of the family are sure to emerge. A parent who must work, or travel often may feel discouraged and unable to "compete" with the parent who provides more clock hours of child care. However, it … [Read more...] about Involvement in Child’s Life is Important in More Ways than One!
There is a lot of confusion about the term "uncontested divorce". "Uncontested divorce" is sometimes used to mean "a divorce that has an agreement at the end of it, rather than a trial". In that sense, it is used to mean a "cooperative divorce". However, just because there isn't a trial, that does not mean that the divorce is uncontested. "Uncontested divorce" can also be used by some … [Read more...] about Uncontested Divorce… or Not?
Depending on how long you have been married and when your spouse earned his or her retirement, you may be entitled to a share in your divorce. An individual may even have more than one retirement plan - (due to employment with the government/armed services, or multiple positions during working career). Some people know little to nothing about their spouse's retirement plan and may not even know … [Read more...] about Spouse Refuses to Share Retirement Plan Information