In Texas, spousal maintenance is a very complicated topic. Both parties may find themselves in heated disputes about what’s reasonable or fair, with no middle ground between them. There are several situations where the court can step in and simply order spousal...
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Can you get a Texas divorce for lack of physical intimacy?
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Mar 14, 2023 | Divorce
Some states have abolished divorce grounds altogether, thus allowing couples to end their irretrievably broken marriages. Texas is not one of these states. Here, couples can seek a contested divorce on grounds such as adultery, cruelty, abandonment and several others....
2 times you need to litigate your divorce
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Mar 10, 2023 | Divorce
With all the talk about “conscious uncoupling” these days, it seems like litigated divorces are a thing of the past – but are they? When a couple can agree on all the major issues that have to be decided, including things like spousal support, the division of marital...
Factors that can complicate a divorce
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Mar 6, 2023 | Divorce
Typically, spouses enter marriage with the best of intentions. They aim to be happy and united for the rest of their days. However, the reality is that many marriages just don’t make it. In an ideal world, spouses would realize when the marriage has stopped working...
3 things to know about QDROs
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Mar 4, 2023 | Divorce
Going through a divorce is a challenging undertaking. You must ensure that you’re making decisions that are in your best interests. Your ex is going to do the same. For many people, dividing retirement accounts during divorce is stressful. Only when parties have their...
Is a contested divorce for you?
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Feb 15, 2023 | Divorce
Going through a divorce can be challenging. You are required to make crucial decisions, including the most appropriate process for your case. Contested divorce, which involves a judge making decisions, is one of the options, but is it suitable for you? This guide...
Divorce: Should I stay or should I go?
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Feb 7, 2023 | Divorce
Deciding whether or not to divorce can be one of the hardest decisions any parent will ever have to make. People often feel they should stay together for the kids, and concerned relatives might also tell you that you should. Yes, divorce will have some negative...
Could your child be at risk of parental abduction?
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jan 23, 2023 | International Child Custody Issues
One of the most frightening things for parents to contemplate is the abduction of their children. Even if the potential abductor is the children’s other parent, your child(ren) could be taken far away from your loving arms and legal jurisdiction. With that in mind,...
Do conflicts in other nations affect your custody order?
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jan 12, 2023 | Child Custody
When parents divorce, one of the hot-button topics in their split is often centered around custody. This issue can get particularly complicated when one parent has business or family ties in another country. What happens if your spouse takes your child to another...
Can you stay in the home after asking for a divorce?
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jan 4, 2023 | Divorce
The first thing your spouse tells you when you alert them to the fact that you want to get a divorce is that they’re expecting you to move out. They may even tell you that you have to be out by the end of the day and that you should begin getting all of your things...
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