When you go through a divorce in Texas, property division can be a stressful ordeal. Texans experience a property division process quite different than that of most American divorced couples. Texas is one of only nine states with “community property” division of marital assets. Community… Read On

Living in a pandemic stresses many relationships, and it may cause particular challenges for child custody arrangements. In addition to shelter-in-place orders that restrict the ability to travel, parents may fear for their children’s safety in a co-parent’s care: What if the co-parent is exposed… Read On

Aside from being emotional and overwhelming, a divorce can be expensive. A common issue between spouses in the process of divorce is attorney fees and who pays what. So who pays lawyer fees in a divorce? Texas Is a Community Property State Property acquired during… Read On

If your spouse filed for divorce, you might find yourself unsure of what to do next. Whether or not your divorce took you by surprise, this can be a very confusing time. Here is what to expect. Timeline After your husband or wife files for… Read On

Divorce fraud typically arises during a divorce when a court is determining the distribution of the community estate. In Texas, the community estate includes all marital assets. Usually, the marital assets are split equally between the former spouses during a divorce. However, the community estate… Read On

Parental alienation often occurs during child custody disputes during a divorce. It happens when one parent attempts to turn a child against the other parent. Specifically, the alienating parent attempts to negatively influence the child’s relationship or opinion about the other parent. Parental alienation may… Read On

If your spouse won’t sign your divorce papers in Texas, your divorce can still be finalized. You should talk to a divorce attorney who can help you get through this difficult situation. Here are some reasons why your spouse may not want to sign and… Read On

As a father, you have a lot to offer your children. Your involvement in your child’s life can help them to thrive socially, scholastically, and professionally. Texas law recognizes that children benefit from a strong paternal relationship, and gives dads rights to raise their children. … Read On

Divorce is far from rare. The Texas Department of Health Services reports that there are more than 75,000 divorces in the state each year. Despite being relatively common, going through a marital separation is never easy for the couple that is involved in it. Every… Read On