Prenuptial or postnuptial agreements are a real downer. That's not a fair view to take of these legal documents, but we would venture to say that it is the perspective many in Texas hold of them. The reason that such a take on these kinds of agreements is misguided is that it fails to reflect that they can have a positive influence on a marriage partnership.
Every child born has a biological father. Not every child born has a legal father. In Texas, the prevailing view that seems to be the foundation of the law around paternity is that every child benefits when a legal relationship is established with both the mother and father.
The cheetah is considered to be the fastest land animal on the planet. It puts that swiftness to great advantage on the savannas of Africa. But experts say that what is even more impressive and what contributes even more to cheetah success is the big cat's agility. The species can slam on the brakes and turn on a dime. Cheetahs put that innate ability to work to run down the prey they need to ensure their survival.
Words are important in the law. That may be one reason why in the state of Texas, when discussion is held around some issues, the terms might seem a little foreign to some.