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January 2019 Archives

Helping you protect your rights during a custody dispute

Getting a divorce can make anyone's world spin. Whether it is a contested divorce or not, the process itself can cause many changes and concerns. And for Texas parents getting a divorce, this means determining a custody arrangement that benefits and child. It can be difficult to work through custody matters, often causing it to be a difficult and contentious divorce issue.

How often do paternity tests show infidelity?

While some families begin with parents getting married and planning to have children, some occur unexpectedly between unmarried couples. In some cases, it may not be clear who the father is. This could be at question even when parents are married. When paternity is at issue, parents can take certain steps to not only get an answer but also options when the results are in.

Protect your inheritance, get a prenup

Your parents or grandparents left you something in their wills because they love you and wanted to secure your financial future. What they probably did not have in mind was for you to split that inheritance up during your divorce. However, this does not necessarily have to be your situation.

Factors that could impact the timing of a divorce

Ending a marriage seems like a daunting task. On top of that, the media and the silver screen make it look like an extremely emotional, unpleasant, contentious and life-altering event. For some, this is there reality; however, others are able to navigate the process with more ease. No matter the situation, many couples take measures to avoid such fates, especially when law changes could make matters worse for them.

Why you should consider a prenuptial agreement

The holidays are now behind us and the New Year is here. There is no better time than now to consider ways to protect yourself and your finances. When it comes to romantic conversations, nothing is less romantic than talking about including a prenuptial agreement in a marriage. However, the benefits of a prenup can be tremendous, making it a vital topic to discuss.

Questions to ask before moving forward with divorce

It is never easy to make the decision to move forward with divorce. For most Texas couples, the step comes after months or years of difficulty, discussions and disagreements. Even if you think you are ready to end your marriage, it can still be beneficial to carefully consider every aspect of your decision.