What Does your Attorney Mean by “Do you Have Proof?”

Does this sound familiar to you?  You are telling someone a story about something that happened and you can see the skepticism on their face.  Or, they tell you outright, “That’s not what I heard”. Or, they say, “I’m sure he didn’t mean it that way?” Perception is everything.  What…

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Adult Adoption in Texas

Adult adoption in Texas is a simpler process than adoption of a child. A person who has reached adulthood and is legally competent to speak for his/herself can make the decision to be legally adopted by another adult. In an adult adoption, there is no home study required. A biological…

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Article on “Befriending your Ex” may be a helpful resource

“Divorce Magazine” offers an article on “Befriending your Ex” by Judith  Ruskay Rabinor, PhD. Although I know that some of you may be shaking your heads right now and thinking, “It will never work in my situation”, there are a few reasons why I think this article may still be worth a…

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Power of Attorney or Guardianship?

If you have reason to believe that your loved one may be approaching a time when s/he will not be able to handle his/her own daily life or financial affairs, you may be frightened and confused about your options. People often (mistakenly) think that there is nothing that can be…

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Why you shouldn’t wait until after the New Year to Start your Divorce

If you know that divorce is imminent, you may be tempted to wait until after the holidays.  In some cases, that is a wise decision.  However, waiting until January may not be the best decision in other situations. Here are some reasons why it may be best to go ahead…

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Remarrying After Divorce: The 30 day Waiting Period in Texas

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