Your custody arrangement may have seemed just right when you signed it, including provisions on the geographic location of your child’s primary residence. At the time, you were sure you’d find your perfect next job close by or be fine without the help of extended family who live far away. Then life happened – your…

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Deciding who gets the house or property in your divorce isn’t the final step to achieving ownership. You’ll either need to make sure your divorce decree includes information specific to transferring title or draw up separate real estate documents that do so. Then the appropriate documents have to be filed with the County Clerk’s office…

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Your marriage started out hot and heavy. You and your spouse couldn’t keep your hands off one another. Then work got busy, life became more stressful, you added children to the mix, and before you know it, you and your spouse grew apart. Even worse, you cannot remember the last time you had sex, let…

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child custody

Divorce is often challenging and lonely. The temptation to start dating, to have something new and exciting in your life, makes perfect sense. But should you? And if you do, what effect might it have on your children and custody issues? In Texas, until the divorce decree is signed, you are still married. Any type…

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dating during divorce

While you and your estranged spouse might be physically separated, the state of Texas does not recognize legal separation. In the Lone Star State, you are either married or not. So even if the two of you are living separately, you are still married until you have a signed divorce order from a judge, and…

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adultery and divorce

When Frank Sinatra sang about love and marriage going together like a horse and carriage, he never mentioned sex. Perhaps the famous crooner knew that all too many times sex and marriage don’t match — that instead adultery, porn addictions, or lack of sex can pepper unions and lead to divorce.  But what do these…

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With the extended filing deadline of June 15 fast approaching, it’s time to think about taxes and the way your divorce impacts them. Uncle Sam won’t let a filing deadline slide or hold off on charging late fees and interest for a missed payment just because your marital state was in flux. Here are some…

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It takes a strong woman to stop living a lie and break away from a relationship that isn’t working. To celebrate women who are after a better life and Women’s History Month, we thought it would be empowering to look at these trailblazing women in news, sports and politics. Here are 10 strong women, or…

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When someone that you know personally or someone that you admire goes through a divorce, it’s easy to support their decision and acknowledge the strength it took to get out of a bad marriage. But when divorce happens to you, it’s easy to let those standards fade away and be replaced with guilt and blame.…

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Just as a new year can be a fresh start, so too can a divorce. Finding freedom from a bad marriage can actually be the beginning of a transition to the life you want to lead, rather than the end. In the past, January was often referred to as the divorce month. Historically, the divorce…

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