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Child Custody and a Move: How to Do It Right

By Admin User / July 21, 2021

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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Filing Real Property Records

By Admin User / June 14, 2021

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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Is Lack of Intimacy Grounds for Divorce?

By Admin User / May 21, 2021

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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Is It Cheating If We’re Separated?

By Admin User / April 22, 2021

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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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby…

By Admin User / April 14, 2021

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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How Divorce Affects My Taxes

By Admin User / April 8, 2021

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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Women Living Strong

By Admin User / March 9, 2021

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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Life After Divorce

By Admin User / February 18, 2021

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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Finding Freedom in 2021

By Admin User / January 14, 2021

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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Barriers to Divorce #4: Financial Security

By Admin User / December 21, 2020

Concern about financial security following divorce is one of the biggest reasons many women stay in a bad marriage. The financial responsibility of maintaining a lifestyle, affording a nice home, and raising then sending kids to college can be daunting, not only for stay-at-home moms but for working women as well. Financial concerns should not…

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