New Year, Fresh Start: 4 Ways to Take Charge of Your Life After a Divorce

By Admin User / January 18, 2022

Divorce is often viewed as a synonym for loneliness, loss, and failure, but this generalization overlooks the fact that it can also lead to empowerment and growth. If you were in an unhappy marriage for years or even decades, and you finally filed for divorce (or are thinking about it), then let 2022 be the…

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How to Plan for Divorce as a Woman

By Admin User / October 19, 2021

Divorce is an arduous process regardless of the circumstances we find ourselves in, but we can reduce life’s stress and unpredictability during and after divorce with sufficient planning and preparation. Life can become even more complicated for women, particularly mothers during and after a divorce. So, to make the process a little easier, we compiled…

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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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What’s the Difference Between Criminal and Civil Protective Orders in Texas?

By Admin User / August 16, 2018

When you’re faced with an abusive or threatening situation at home, what are your options? Do you call the police? Do you call a lawyer? Do you stay quiet? Whatever you do, don’t bury your head in the sand. Speaking up can be one of the hardest things you do, but it can save your…

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Four Ways to Financially Prepare for Divorce

By Admin User / July 30, 2018

When faced with a divorce, one of the biggest concerns that many people have is how they will come out of the ordeal financially. Whether you are the person who is petitioning for the divorce or you are the respondent, it is important to take steps to protect your financial well-being as you prepare to…

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Tips for Finding the Right Dallas Divorce Attorney

By Admin User / June 30, 2018

Your Dallas divorce attorney is one of the most important partners you will ever hire, and there are many factors to consider when searching for the right attorney to take your case. Before beginning your search, it is important to take the time to identify your representative needs based on your current situation. Find the…

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Spousal Maintenance and Alimony in Texas Divorce

By Admin User / May 30, 2018

When a client is thinking about filing for divorce, one of the first things we get asked about is how we can help them get the financial support they need — alimony and spousal maintenance — once the divorce is final. There are many misconceptions about financial support options, and it helps to clarify and…

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What Is Alimony in Texas?

By Admin User / April 30, 2018

When people say “alimony” in Texas, what they are really referring to is either spousal maintenance or contractual alimony. Spousal maintenance is defined under the Texas Family Code and requires that one partner pay the other partner money to support him or her for a period of time. For example, a stay-at-home mom could use…

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In a Texas Divorce, What Property Can Couples Divide?

By Admin User / April 15, 2018

Texas is one of nine Community Property states in the United States. This means that any property accumulated during a marriage belongs to both spouses, whether or not they earned the income that paid for the property. In Texas, community property isn’t limited to real estate; it also includes other assets and liabilities such as…

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Can You Afford to Hire a Divorce Lawyer? You Can’t Afford Not To.

By Admin User / April 10, 2018

With proper pre-divorce planning and some creative thinking, you’d be surprised at what you can afford. A Client Story Maggie* needed an experienced divorce lawyer in Dallas and she came to our office for an initial consultation. Her husband kept the purse strings tight, but she was able to discreetly scrape together the money for…

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