What Is Best For The Children?

Deciding to divorce is probably one of the hardest decisions a parent will make. But is staying together more detrimental to the children? Some parents are so worried about the trauma of divorce that they think staying together, remaining in unhappy marriages, is best. But is it? Remaining in a dysfunctional marriage can also be [...]

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Maintenance

The most important consideration for many budding divorcees is the question of what the courts will decide to do in the case of “maintenance payments”. The major breadwinner, especially, wishes to know how separation might affect his finances after the dust has settled when proceeding with these legal matters. The state of Texas provides some [...]

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Grounds for Divorce in Texas

Under most modern legal systems, divorce cannot be engaged in such a liberal manner as marriage. Whereas you can form a marriage for any or no reason, there still remains, at least as a formality, a requirement to state reasons for a separation. In Texas, there are seven situations considered to be acceptable grounds for [...]

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For the Kids: Child Custody in Divorce

When it comes to divorce, a lot of things are stressful, usually because the divorcing spouses cannot agree on it. But if there’s one point of contention that everyone worries about, possibly more than any other, it’s child custody. In most cases, both parents want to maintain primary custody of their child, but the best [...]

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Divorce Semantics for Women

Even though divorce has the same type of outcome for both men and women, the experience for each is not the same. Understanding the differences in these experiences is a key part of getting through divorce proceedings as painlessly as possible, and having an attorney who is keen on these differences certainly makes it all [...]

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Divorce Law in Texas Requirements and Process

In order to get a divorce in Texas, you need to meet certain requirements. These requirements are not likely to affect those die-hard Texas who have resided continually in the state their whole lives, and they are especially pertinent for those new to Texas. However, it is good for anyone to be aware of all [...]

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Child Custody

When children are caught in the middle of a divorce, things are complicated immensely in the legal system. Aside from the psychological shift the child may need to undergo, there are a variety of legal conundrums which must be resolved by the courts. These include questions of custody, child support, and visitation rights, among others. [...]

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By the Book: Divorce Basics

Going through a divorce is never easy. Even if you’re the one who initiated the proceedings, it’s still going to be tough on you, on the person you’re divorcing, and on your friends and family. That said, divorce is always frustrating in some way or another, and knowing more about its specifics and semantics will [...]

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All About Perspective: Divorce for Men

Alimony. It’s a term many men are scared to hear and consider when it comes to divorce proceedings. It can be uncomfortable and worrisome to discuss it and even more so to hear about what it’ll cost, but it’s an obstacle that can’t be ignored no matter how hard you try, so the more you [...]

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A Male Perspective on Child Custody

The pendulum has begun to steady itself on custody issues regarding fathers. With the nature of more women in the workplace, more fathers have become the primary caregivers. Most judges determine the primary caregiver as the parent who has been responsible for the main parental responsibilities such as feeding and bathing, but also doctor’s appointments, [...]

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