You would think that having a legal "settlement" in place would mean that the terms within it are settled. If you and your spouse haggled over the details of your divorce settlement, whether through mediation or litigation, you may have felt relieved to reach an agreement, receive a judge's stamp of approval and move forward.
Divorce is confusing, stressful and can be very difficult to deal with. One of the toughest parts of divorce is deciding with your ex how you will divorce. Some people will attempt to do it on their own; others will enlist help in the form of litigation and/or mediation.
Family law is rarely black and white. Each case involves issues as unique as the family itself -- questions such as how to divide property, how to assess the need for financial support, how to determine the validity of any prenuptial agreements, and most importantly, how each parent will continue to play a role in the children's lives.
Ending a marriage can be a difficult time for people in Houston and in the rest of the U.S. Regardless of the circumstances behind the marital dissolution, men and women go through the same whirlwind of emotions once the papers are filed and the ensuing legal battle begins. The emotional gender war revolving around how each person recovers is an ongoing conversation.
We know that children here in Houston and all over the country are affected emotionally and psychologically when their parents divorce. Divorce is not easy and it can affect family members a great deal. A recent determined which age group is most affected by divorce. The study results were quite revealing.
When people think about baby boomers -- the post-World War Two generation -- in Houston people think about a generation of people who grew up during some of the most tumultuous times in human history. Tough and resilient, baby boomers were at the forefront of the social and economic changes that defined the 20th century.
Nowadays, if a Houston resident wants to know what's going on with their friends, all that is needed is a laptop or smartphone where one can connect with them via facebook or some other social media website. This is fun and efficient, but recent studies correlate excessive facebook use with an increasing number of divorce and breakups.
Money matters may not be the top priority of divorcing couples in Houston, Texas. The process can be such a cause of distress that separating spouses often may not consider many costly financial concerns in their efforts to resolve the divorce quickly. However, each of the spouses should be mindful about their finances while going through divorce.
The word divorce can have positive and negative connotations, depending on one's experience. Nevertheless, high-asset divorce often piques the interest of many people. Take, for example, the recently finalized divorce of Joe and Tina Simpson, parents to celebrity singers Jessica and Ashlee, which involved cars, savings and an insurance policy.
People united under the law by marriage sometimes experience challenges in the marriage. A number of marital issues may ruin the relationship, which can lead to divorce. For one, having children may cause the parents to have more stress than they would otherwise have. In fact, it may cause the end of a marriage in some cases.