It can sometimes be difficult for divorced parents in Texas to work out a shared parenting plan. When parents finally do reach an agreement on custody and visitation, the parents are legally obligated to follow that agreement. If a divorced parent brings their child...
The thought of your former spouse in Texas kidnapping your child can be terrifying enough. But even more frightening is the thought of your former spouse kidnapping your child and flying him or her to a different country. Fortunately, the United States is a...
When you and your co-parent don't get along, it can make communication very tricky -- and it's wise to be cautious about what you say.Because ex-spouses often have a lot of conflicts, it's common to limit communication to emails, instant messages and texts. You still...
In Texas, dependent spouses may be awarded spousal maintenance (alimony) from their ex when they get divorced -- but that alimony is conditional. If the dependent spouse remarries, the spousal maintenance will end.According to Texas law, spousal maintenance is also...
You're pretty sure you want a divorce -- but you've decided to delay formal action until after the holidays are over.That does not mean, however, that you should just sit around and look for ways to kill the time between now and then. Four ways to get ready for your...
Throughout life, it is not unusual for people to receive monetary gifts or inheritances, which can sometimes come in considerable amounts. Though you may greatly appreciate the inheritance, it can be stressful to think about it when going through a divorce. After all,...
Parenting plans are designed to frame the interactions between divorced parents. Ideally, your parenting plan will be a comprehensive guide that helps you avoid conflicts with your ex-spouse as you rear your children.With that in mind, your parenting plan probably has...
You never thought twice about sharing your credit cards with your spouse -- nor did your spouse think anything about lending you their cards when you needed them.Over time, though, those debts have piled up. Now that you're getting a divorce, what happens to them?...
Child custody matters can quickly become complicated. If you believe that your ex-spouse or soon-to-be ex-spouse may try to take your children out of the country or you are already facing international custody issues, you have a complex ordeal on your hands....
When a marriage ends, issues between a couple can quickly turn contentious. When you can't even remember why you ever thought your spouse was a good person, let alone a good match, it's easy to end up in litigation.But is that really your best option? Sometimes,...
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