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What to Do When You Are Served With Divorce Papers

What to Do When You Are Served With Divorce Papers

  You could have been talking with your spouse about getting a divorce or you could be totally in the dark when you receive your divorce papers from a law enforcement officer. Whatever your level of awareness is, getting served your divorce papers can be a quite unnerving experience. You will basically be notified that […]

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Is a Sperm Donor Father Required to Pay Child Support?

Is a Sperm Donor Father Required to Pay Child Support?

Being a sperm donor can be a pretty rewarding thing. As a sperm donor, you can help a couple that is unable to have a child on their own. You can help give them something they want but can’t have, and that’s a pretty noble thing to do. But what happens if things get complicated […]

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How to Establish Paternity in Texas

How to Establish Paternity in Texas

When a married couple has a child, even without properly establishing paternity , people will automatically assume that the husband is the father. In order for that thought to be legally changed at court, ample evidence is necessary. It’s different when an unmarried couple has a child, it is often necessary for one parent to […]

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What to Expect in Texas Divorce Court

What to Expect in Texas Divorce Court

The things that you have to expect in family law courts in Texas could be one of the things you are concerned about. If you have just filed for divorce or recently started a child custody case, you would surely have a lot of questions about how things go in the family courts in Texas. […]

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Does my Ex-Spouse and His New Wife have the Right to Adopt My Child?

Does my Ex-Spouse and His New Wife have the Right to Adopt My Child?

After the divorce has been declared final, the two ex-spouses have to face their new lives. They have to live with the terms of the divorce. This includes matters on child custody , visitation rights, child support, and alimony.  There is a big possibility that one or both ex-spouses will remarry. This should not be […]

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Obtaining Alimony While Divorce is Pending, Possible?

Obtaining Alimony While Divorce is Pending, Possible?

Despite the rising number of women in the workplace, there are still many married couples that choose to have one parent staying with the children. It is not an easy sacrifice to make, and in case there is a divorce, one parent may be placed at a disadvantage. Alimony in Texas Alimony, or spousal support, […]

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Must-Know Facts about Modifying Child Support in Texas

Must-Know Facts about Modifying Child Support in Texas

The guidelines for child support changes in Texas can be found in the Texas Family Code. There are rules that are strictly imposed when it comes to making child support changes in Texas. There are many factors that can lead to changes in the child support amount. These factors can include a significant increase or […]

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Death of a Spouse While Divorce is Pending

Death of a Spouse While Divorce is Pending

Life is unpredictable. Things can happen and make things more complicated. One of those unexpected things would be your spouse passing away in the middle of your divorce proceedings. As much as no one wants this to happen and as much as this might sound a little far-fetched, it’s not impossible. In case you’re afraid […]

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Tips on How to Get Along with Your Ex-Husband’s New Wife

Tips on How to Get Along with Your Ex-Husband’s New Wife

Divorce marks the end of a partnership, and in most cases, it is a sad occurrence. However, a divorce can open the door for new beginnings for everyone involved. When a marriage ends, it gives you a second chance at a relationship.  If you have a child together, then there is a need to maintain […]

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Can I Refuse to Sign the Divorce Papers?

Can I Refuse to Sign the Divorce Papers?

While marriage and divorce both pertain to the relationship between two people, there is a slight difference. A marriage will never push through unless both parties sign the dotted line. A divorce in Texas and some states could still be obtained even if you do not sign the divorce papers. There are steps that a […]

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