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Life Insurance in a Divorce Settlement

Life Insurance in a Divorce Settlement

Divorce is probably the last thing on your mind on your wedding day. There is the talk of “forever” and “for better or worse,” and even just a thought of the marriage not working would be unacceptable. After the wedding bliss wears off, the reality of marriage sets in. The truth is, over 40% of […]

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#MeToo Effect on Marriages

#MeToo Effect on Marriages

The rise of the #MeToo movement has brought sexual abuse and harassment incidents into the light of the day. It has now penetrated the cloak of marriage. High profile husbands were even exposed. More Attention for Wives Exposure to celebrity husbands’ sexual abuse is a milestone. Especially since they were previously untouchables. Advocates of the […]

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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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Is My Divorce Public?

Is My Divorce Public?

Publicity can be good or bad. It just depends on the situation. If you achieve something incredible, for example, a little publicity about that achievement of yours won’t hurt. But when it comes to more personal matters such as your divorce, it’s different. Your divorce is part of your private life, after all. But since […]

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Can You Change Your Child’s Surname After Divorce?

Can You Change Your Child’s Surname After Divorce?

A divorce will bring about numerous changes in a family. One can even say that there is no family anymore since there would only be a parent and a child in one home, with the other parent somewhere else.  Aside from the physical changes, there would also be legal changes, and that could reflect in […]

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What is the Difference Between Physical Custody and Legal Custody?

What is the Difference Between Physical Custody and Legal Custody?

A divorce is usually the last option for a married couple since there would be many complications that will arise. One of these complications is custody of the child. This is an important matter for the court to settle. It should also be known to all parties that there is more than one type of […]

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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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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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Can I file a Criminal Action Against an Adulterous Spouse in Texas?

Can I file a Criminal Action Against an Adulterous Spouse in Texas?

If you will simply base it on the movies, TV shows and books, you might think that adultery is as grave a crime as murder. This is probably the reason why many people have the notion that adultery is a crime, and if your spouse will cheat on you, you can send him to jail.  […]

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SAPCRs and Lawyer’s Fees

SAPCRs and Lawyer’s Fees

Getting a divorce costs money. Most of the time, they don’t come cheap. There are a lot of things you’ll need to shell out money for to help your divorce go along. One of those things would be for a lawyer. After all, getting a lawyer would be one of the more important things that […]

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