How Your Culture Affects Your Divorce

Marriage and divorce statistics vary by ethnic culture. Your “culture” can also be your religion, workplace, family, neighborhood, or group of close friends. Not surprisingly, many cultural groups disapprove of divorce.  Some may even blame both participants, no matter what the circumstances.  If you are in a culture that frowns…

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When can you Finalize your Texas Divorce?

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…

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Involvement in Child’s Life is Important in More Ways than One!

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…

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The 4 Ways to Divorce

Years ago, divorces were all handled pretty much the same way. A divorce may have been contentious or amicable, but the legal procedures didn’t vary too much. Now, there are choices.  These choices allow for greater flexibility in choosing the amount of money spent, the amount of time spent, the…

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After Divorce: How to title a Vehicle in Your Own Name

  Once you are divorced, you will need to put the title to any vehicle that you have been awarded into your own name. You will need to be certain that you have vehicle insurance in your own name for it. Also,see to it that you have that proof of…

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Divorce Among Older People Becoming More Common

Divorce among people over 50 is becoming more common. Infographic courtesy of McKinley, Irvin, http://www.mckinleyirvin.com/. If you are over 50 and considering divorce it is important to be certain that you are aware of the unique challenges presented and that you choose an attorney who understands them as well.

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Can I Travel With My Children While Getting a Divorce?

If you are getting a divorce in Texas and you have children, you may want to take a trip with your children during the time the divorce is pending. Are you allowed to do it? Well, the first question to ask yourself is whether you are under any court orders.…

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Divorce Cases that Cross State Lines

Two people are about to divorce.   Where do they file the case? Well, that’s easy, in the county where they both are living, right? Well, not always…. When two people are married, and living together and have been living there for awhile, yes, they do file in that county.…

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