Divorce Law

What is the difference between no-fault divorce and fault divorce in Texas? Fort Worth divorce lawyers

In Texas, you can ask for a divorce for specific reasons of some marital problem (fault divorce) or generalized reasons that the marriage isn’t working (no-fault divorce). This division in divorce in Texas is historical but continues to provide some legal benefit in certain circumstances. Depending on the facts of your case and what you …

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Nothing is private on the internet–Texas employment lawyer

Once upon a time the internet was a shady place because everybody was anonymous. Personal email accounts were usually something like Awesomeblossom43598@aol.com and most interactions online came through similar pseudonyms. Then came social media (Friendster, followed by MySpace) and people realized the need for more professional private email accounts led to people self-identifying themselves online …

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Huffington Post blog on divorce almost gets it right

On July 29th, Huffington Post published a blog post entitled, “We’re Getting a Divorce, Now What?” in which a women-focused financial organization offered nine tips about financial issues to consider in a divorce. I was skeptical going into the article/blog post when I saw it was offered by Women & Co. I’m not skeptical because …

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Ten Common Mistakes People Make in Texas Divorces

Divorce is a time where preparation, rational thought and a willingness to make long term decisions are critical but these things can be hard to do because divorce is often also a very emotional time. Texas family law attorneys assisting clients in divorces have a responsibility to the legal interests of their client. Some attorneys take …

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Bedford Divorce Attorney on: Can I use LegalZoom for my Tarrant County divorce?

LegalZoom is a modern version of the do-it-yourself legal forms available at office supply stores. This DIY approach to the law treats legal forms like mad libs: just fill in the form and that’s it. Typically the justification for LegalZoom for divorce in Texas is cost. While I understand the cost perspective, there are key concerns …

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Why does my spouse get part of my 401k or pension in a divorce?

Spouses in Fort Worth and Dallas are entitled to part of your retirement accounts in Texas because the federal law surrounding retirement plans allows for spouses to earn an interest in your retirement accounts during the marriage. State law allows for family courts to divide these assets based upon a domestic relations order. (That usually becomes …

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Divorce attorney explains community property rules in Texas

Texas is one of nine states in the nation that recognizes marital property as community property. Property owned in Texas by a married couple is either community property or separate property. Community property includes property owned jointly by both spouses. Separate property includes property owned by only one spouse. The law presumes all marital property is …

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Texas Supreme Court Approved Uncontested Divorce Forms (updated 2022)

Texas divorce lawyers wept openly when the Texas Supreme Court approved a standardized form for uncontested divorces in Texas. Why would they weep? Well the forms are a substitute process to complete divorce through Texas family courts that clears out a lot of the complex legal petitions and forms in favor of something that a …

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