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Divorce in Texas – What is a Temporary Orders Hearing?

After a divorce is filed in Texas, a period of at least 60 days must pass before a final decree may be entered. This is referred to as the “waiting period.” In many, but not all, cases, Temporary Orders are requested … Continue reading

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Keys to Surviving Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a difficult time. Here are some tips to help you get the best result possible, while maintaining your sanity. 1.    Complete a thorough inventory of your assets and your needs Taking accurate inventory of your assets … Continue reading

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Divorce – Negotiation vs Litigation – What are you fighting about?

Divorcing couples in Texas may acknowledge that no two divorces are the same. While many couples manage to keep their divorce amicable by resolving all or most issues before going to court, other couples have to go through litigation in order … Continue reading

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DO I HAVE CUSTODY RIGHTS AS A STEPPARENT?

By Margie Connolly, Family Law attorney in Sugar Land. This is an interesting question. The answer might surprise some. Going through a divorce can be a devastating experience for many people. The experience can be even more traumatic when there … Continue reading

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Social Networking- New Investigator in Child support cases

It has been said that social networking on platforms such as Facebook has become part of the daily lives of most Americans. Texas residents may be interested to know that social networks have turned into modern-day private investigators. According to … Continue reading

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WHAT IS COMMUNITY PROPERTY AND WHEN DOES IT MATTER?

Texas is one of eight community property law jurisdictions in the United States. The foundation of the Texas Community Property system is found in its Constitution, which is supplemented by statutory and common law. Article XVI, Section 15 of the … Continue reading

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Full financial disclosure during divorce process can avoid costly litigation later.

Every divorce is different, but there are ways to avoid it being a long drawn-out affair that involves legal fights for years after the divorce. Both parties of divorcing couples in Texas deserve to move on and start a new … Continue reading

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