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Category: Marriage

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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Can My Spouse Sell Our Common Property Without My Consent?

Can My Spouse Sell Our Common Property Without My Consent?

Picture this. You just bought a new car. You’ve been saving up for this for the past year or two and you finally bought it. But then after a few months, you come home to find out that your car’s gone. Apparently, your spouse decided it was a good idea to sell it. What do […]

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Status of Children of a Common Law Marriage in Texas

Status of Children of a Common Law Marriage in Texas

The state of Texas has laws that seek to protect the welfare of children. However, the parents of the children need to be responsible for their affairs in order to keep everything in order. For parents who did not get married, then there are provisions in the law that they need to observe. Common-Law Marriage […]

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Polygamous Marriages in Texas

Polygamous Marriages in Texas

Polygamy is the state of having simultaneous marriages. It means you have more than one spouse. Some religious affiliations practice polygamy. A typical polygamous marriage would consist of one man and several women as his spouses. Though some countries may be lax or may permit polygamous marriages, the United States treats these marriages differently. Polygamy […]

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Legally, Do I Need My Spouse’s Consent to Work?

Legally, Do I Need My Spouse’s Consent to Work?

Marriage is not just a union, but it is already a partnership. That means there is an obligation for each spouse not only to inform but to consult his partner with regards to his decisions.  However, this remains to be an ideal situation. In reality, there are many marital problems that arise from a lack […]

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Splitting Community Property in Texas

Splitting Community Property in Texas

Getting a divorce calls requires splitting community property – this means taking all of the community property you and your spouse own and dividing it up accordingly. Of course, you also each have your separate property which you will have to determine and announce separately in court. It’s the jointly-held property that can get a […]

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Co-Parenting for the School Year

Co-Parenting for the School Year

As the new school year is about to begin, I’d like to offer some tips for the newly-divorced or new members of a blended family to ease the transition and try to avoid unnecessary conflict. First, get ahead of your anticipated disputes by designing, implementing, and complying with a detailed and customized Parenting Plan (easier […]

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Dealing with Credit Card Debts in a Texas Divorce

Dealing with Credit Card Debts in a Texas Divorce

 The first thing people worry about when they start thinking about divorce is their children and their property. The children, the house, the cars, the money and other properties are things people think about the most when they’re on the verge of getting a  Texas divorce. If you happen to be in the same situation, […]

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How to Be Business Partners and Stay Married

How to Be Business Partners and Stay Married

Married life isn’t easy. Whether you like to admit it or not, there are just some aspects of your married relationship that are tough to navigate. Imagine how much harder things can get if you happen to be business partners with your spouse. There’s just so much to watch out for that it might just […]

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