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December 2019 Archives

Telling your spouse that you want a divorce

One of the most difficult conversations that a couple can have is about divorce. No one has figured how to make this conversation simple, easy or painless, but people who deal with divorce as professionals have developed some guidelines that work in Texas and most other states.

Fair parenting plans are a must during the holidays

Whether you'll be a custodial or non-custodial parent, if you're navigating divorce as they 2019 holiday season unfolds, you might be feeling a bit anxious and concerned about your children. Like all good parents, you want them to enjoy this special time of year; however, you also want to make sure you protect your parental rights and ensure your ex fully adheres to the terms of the court order the judge overseeing your case will issue when he or she finalizes your divorce.

Changing the terms of an order for divorce in Texas

Couples who take great pains to draft a detailed marital termination agreement in a divorce case can find that their post-divorce lives change in unexpected ways and that the divorce decree no longer fits one or both individual situations. This circumstance is especially common for divorced couples with minor children or jobs that require frequent travel.

Take steps now to protect your finances after divorce

You may think your finances are comfortable now, but if you are heading for divorce, you may also be heading for a whole new way of thinking about money. Divorce is one of the surest ways to wreck your finances, often because those going through the process do not understand the ramifications of dividing their incomes and assets in half.

Making a joint custody arrangement work well for the whole family

The end of a marriage does not represent the end of a parent's desire to provide his or her children with stability and security. Even when they no longer want to remain married, Texas parents still want to strive to make this transition as smooth and painless as possible for the children. One way that they may do this is by agreeing to a joint custody agreement. 

3 tips for keeping your divorce and your work life separate

When you got married, it may have been one of the most important days of your life up until that point. You may have imagined what the rest of your life would bring as you shared it with your spouse. You likely thought of children, career goals and growing old together. While you may have reached some of those milestones, you may not have anticipated your now-pending divorce.

Challenging a prenuptial agreement in Texas

Many Texas residents who sign prenuptial agreements believe that their actions are irrevocable and that such agreements cannot be amended or challenged. While the legal reasons for such actions are limited, anyone who is thinking about enforcing a prenuptial agreement or resisting such an action should be aware of the potential infirmities that may lead to a judgment that the agreement is invalid.