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February 2016 Archives

What can and cannot be accomplished with divorce

When Texas residents decide to divorce, many emotions can arise. Every situation is different, and depending on the circumstances, divorce can be a major decision and one that can be extremely difficult to decide upon. Before couples arrive at the decision, there are many questions that often must be asked and many issues that must be clarified.

How can assets be protected in divorce?

Nothing in divorce is easy, but the process of property division can be the most technically difficult. At the end of a marriage, the spouses must list all their assets and divide them according to Texas law. Some are harder to divide than others, depending upon such factors as the type of asset, or whether it was acquired during or before the marriage. Determining all this can take a lot of work.

What the courts look at in child custody cases

Many Texas residents would likely agree that divorce can be a challenging time in a person's life. This is especially true for those couples who have children. Parents often have to deal with additional divorce issues, such as child support and child custody. These can be very complex and involve many legal nuances. These various nuances and complexities can prove to be confusing for parents.

Fighting for Texans getting a divorce

Divorce can be an emotionally difficult time. For Texas residents about to go through the divorce process, there are many uncertainties that can prove to be overwhelming. The many components involved in divorce cases, property division, child support, alimony and the like, can contain many legal nuances, and not everyone is certain how these components will play out.

Who gets the house in a divorce?

In divorce, many question can arise. Sometimes, these questions can be overwhelming, causing divorcing spouses to mull them over intensely. Oftentimes, spouses have questions regarding the potential outcomes of each component of the divorce process. Spouses may want to know what could happen twith respect to custody in divorce, or they may want to know who gets to keep what. As always, these questions can be clarified with the help of an attorney.

Qualifying conditions for alimony

Texas residents may have many questions following the decision to divorce. Some of these may pertain to property division, while others involve the children: questions of which parent will be awarded primary custody and which parent, if either, will pay child support and what amount. Oftentimes, too, there are questions involving alimony. Alimony, or spousal support, is not always relevant in divorce cases. However, some spouses are entitled to spousal support.