Parents who are going through a divorce have to do what’s best for their children. This can be challenging, especially when the parents don’t agree on what’s best. One thing that both adults must remember is that the children are going to feel stressed about this...
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Raising children is a difficult task. It isn’t time-dependent, and it certainly doesn’t stop at 18 years of age. Most child support orders remain in place until the child turns 18 years old or graduates high school, whichever comes later. For parents of children with...
Base pay is only part of the income earned by someone in a highly-compensated profession. Executives, managers and even experienced professionals taking jobs at startups often receive stock options as part of the compensation for their work. Stock options help...
Divorcing in Texas often means making difficult compromises. You and your ex may want to keep certain property, and you may disagree strongly about the appropriate or fair way to handle certain property or financial obligations. The longer you remained married and the...
Once a judge signs and passes on a divorce decree, you are free and clear under Texas family law. Your ex cannot make the same demands on you that they might have gotten away with as a spouse. Although it will not affect your status as a newly single person, there are...
You and your spouse are going through a divorce. Unfortunately, the reasons behind the divorce are quite unpleasant and violence has occurred. You’re happier now in the sense that you’ve moved away from a toxic relationship. However, you have a child together and...
Some assets are considerably more straightforward to divide in divorce than others. Certain types of assets require appraisal and considerable negotiation between the spouses and their legal teams. One such asset is a wine collection. While it may hold considerable...
During or after a divorce, the court may order either spouse to provide financial support to the other. The periodic payment is known as spousal support, meant for their maintenance. Notably, spousal support is separate from child support or property division. No...
Child custody decisions are huge matters because they directly impact your child. Being able to get the custody arrangement that’s best for your kids must be the focus of this part of your divorce. Getting this set up as early in the separation as possible is critical...
It can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to bring a child into this world and raise them to adulthood. Simply giving birth can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Parents will have to pay for a child's medical costs until they turn 18, along with their expenses for...
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