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Every Divorce is Different

When you’re heading toward divorce, you’re probably tempted to ask friends and family members for advice. Maybe they’ve been through it already, while it’s brand new ground for you. You want to learn from their mistakes, find out what you should and shouldn’t do, and get the best possible outcome to your own divorce. It’s [..]

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Should You Go On That Vacation?

You’ve been planning your vacation for a year. The tickets are bought, you already asked for time off work and your kids are looking forward to it. Now, though, you and your spouse have been fighting and talking about a divorce. Since you’re going to split up, is it still wise to go on the [..]

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Does Boredom Lead to Divorce?

If you’re surprised by the divorce rate, you may be thinking that people always have big, dramatic reasons to get divorced. Perhaps one spouse was unfaithful, for example, or got involved in criminal activity. Maybe there are issues with money that stem from the loss of a job or an expensive addiction. While these reasons [..]

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How Does Social Media Impact Your Marriage?

The following are a few examples of how apps like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, for example, can change the condition of a marriage: People, probably including you, tend to post the happy and pretty things on social media. Others might post their pictures from a family vacation. Few people will post a picture in which [..]

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Does Social Media Have A Negative Effect On Your Marriage?

If you are reading this, you are online. Is there another window open on your browser? If you are like the many other Texans hooked on technology, you are hooked on social media, too. But can your attachment to social media lead to your detachment between you and your spouse? Some family law attorneys claim [..]

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Arguments That Can Lead To Divorce

Wondering if you and your spouse are getting closer to a divorce? One thing to watch is how much you argue and what you argue about. Some experts note that couples have these arguments before taking the next step and splitting up: One spouse feels that the other one has started to take him or [..]

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Why Does Your Ex Deny Visitation?

Experts agree that it’s best to keep your children as far from a contentious post-divorce relationship as possible. This doesn’t mean limiting their contact with you and your ex, but it means not putting them in the middle of any arguments and disagreements. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. In extreme cases, your ex may even [..]

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Divorce without Children can be Difficult

It’s true that some of the most complicated and contentious divorces involve parents fighting for custody of their children, but there are plenty of issues to fight over in any divorce. Many Texas couples without children make the mistake of thinking their divorce will be straightforward. As a result, they fail to prepare for the [..]

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Can a Criminal Conviction Affect Your Parental Rights?

Many times a parent’s criminal history comes into question when determining or modifying child custody. Whether the issue has been brought to the court’s attention by the opposing parent or by the family court itself, there are many different considerations a family court takes when determining if the criminal history will affect parental rights. When [..]

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How to Handle Summer Visitation

For most children, time off from school consists of sleeping in, hanging out with friends and going on family vacations. These aspects of summer vacation should not be different for children of divorced parents. When considering your summer schedule, negotiating your way through scheduling vacations  can help give your child their best summer ever. For [..]

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