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Establishing the Paternity of a Deceased Father

Establishing the Paternity of a Deceased Father

Single parenthood, in recent years, has been increasing dramatically. Every year, there are more than a million children who were born to unmarried parents. This is becoming an issue when talking about a child’s mental and emotional development. Especially in cases involving the child’s legal rights and legitimacy, proving the paternity has been very crucial. […]

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Deciding Whether to Represent Yourself in a Texas Child Support Case

Deciding Whether to Represent Yourself in a Texas Child Support Case

The legal decision on child support has great significance to either of the child’s parents. Child support cases are also imbued with emotions. It goes beyond matters regarding access, possession or visitation of the children. In child support cases, it is possible to represent one’s self instead of hiring someone from the legal profession. However, […]

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Guidelines on Changing Your Name in Texas

Guidelines on Changing Your Name in Texas

Change is the only constant in life. In some cases, the extent of these changes requires a person to change his or her name. If you want to change your name, the State of Texas has guidelines governing this procedure. There are procedures to follow and documents required. Reasons for Changing Your Name There are […]

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Inheritance Rights of Illegitimate Children in Texas

Inheritance Rights of Illegitimate Children in Texas

There are children all over the world that were born in less than ideal situations. These children do not have control over their circumstances, but are often subject to a level of discrimination or difficulty. Fortunately, the law in Texas offers degrees of protection. History The state of Texas did not provide inheritance rights for […]

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The Importance of Filing a Texas Divorce First

The Importance of Filing a Texas Divorce First

A lot of spouses who are going through divorce are concerned about who should file the divorce case first. This is because they think that the course of the case might not be favorable to them if the other spouse beats them in filing first. Generally, this does not apply when divorce lawyers are representing […]

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Guidelines for Babysitting in Texas

Guidelines for Babysitting in Texas

The State of Texas has the full intention of looking out for the welfare of its children. It provides laws and guidelines to ensure that the adults act responsibly in their treatment of children. Aside from custody, child support and other aspects, the state also has rules for babysitting.  Legal Babysitting Age Texas law does […]

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Right to Privacy Between Spouses

Right to Privacy Between Spouses

While most think that being married means being one with your spouse, it doesn’t mean that you shed your individuality. Yes, you will share many things with your spouse, but no, you do not become one. Each of you has rights and you can even invoke this against the other. Setting boundaries is not meant […]

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Do You Divorce Your Debts too During a Divorce?

Do You Divorce Your Debts too During a Divorce?

When getting a divorce, there are a lot of things that have to be taken into account. First, you should get a lawyer and figure out how to go about your divorce. Of course, you also have to think about where your children, if you have any. Your lawyer should also advise you regarding conjugal […]

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Everything You Need to Know about CPS in Texas

Everything You Need to Know about CPS in Texas

There are many situations that might lead CPS in Texas to take your child into their possession. CPS stands for Child Protection Services, and according to the Texas Family Code, it has the authority to handle investigations regarding neglect and abuse against children. CPS in Texas will carry out investigations when there are signs and allegations […]

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6 Ways to do Post-Divorce Financial Rebuilding

6 Ways to do Post-Divorce Financial Rebuilding

Going through a divorce can drastically alter a person as it changes a lot of aspects in one’s life including relationships, perspective, and lifestyle. One of the aspects that divorce greatly affects is a person’s financial situation. A divorce can leave a person not only emotionally drained but also financially. People who go through divorce […]

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