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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Why do I have to deal with this Annoying Discovery?

During divorce cases, we hear a lot of strong feelings from our clients regarding answering discovery requests.  The feelings expressed are not positive ones and some include explicit language we can’t repeat here. Well, we understand that. Answering discovery requires a lot of organization, searching for information, and TIME.  Yes,…

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Anxious About Missing Provisions in Your Temporary Orders?

“Temporary Orders” in a divorce case are court orders which are in effect until the final decree is entered.  They are temporary because they do not, and are not intended to deal with all the situations that will arise in the future. They are a short-term solution to keep things…

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Divorce is Hard on Pets – Don’t Forget About Them

Divorce is hard on everyone, especially pets.  Here are some things to consider if you are divorcing and have one or more pets: Pets can suffer greatly (and silently) when family life is upset.  They can’t tell you what’s wrong so be aware of any changes in behavior.  Talk to your vet when…

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Can you buy a House While you are Going through a Divorce in Texas?

Can you? Yes. But should you?  Probably not.  At least not without some preparation. Here are some things you should know if you are thinking about buying a house before your divorce is final. Texas is a community property state.  There is not a “legal separation” in Texas.  So, you…

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