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Recent Changes in Texas Divorce Family Code Affect Williamson County Alimony

Over the past two years, the Texas legislature has amended several provisions of the Texas Family Code related to spousal maintenance in divorce. Understanding these new spousal maintenance provisions and whether a spouse in a divorce may benefit from them is essential to proceeding with a claim for (or a defense against) spousal maintenance.

Divorce Glossary

Because the divorce process is unfamiliar to most people, the terminology can be daunting.  Some terms are unfamiliar, some are often misunderstood. Our firm believes it is important our clients fully comprehend the key elements and language of divorce. The following is a glossary of terms and phrases related to divorce and the divorce process.

How Do Unmarried Parents, Living Together, "Divorce" In Texas?

Our firm is seeing an increasing number of unmarried couples, living together, with children seeking a "divorce" and resolve such complexities as custody, support , and visitation. Unmarried couples cannot legally divorce and therein lies the problem. Most lack cohabitation agreements.

The Top 10 Financial Mistakes To Avoid During Divorce

Here is an article from Nolo which addresses financial mistakes to avoid in divorce. There are many such lists but I find this one particularly useful. Divorce can cause stress and anxiety and research has shown that stress and anxiety can seriously affect one's judgment, even if normally financially astute. Before taking any financial actions while considering divorce, consult with your attorney. Your emotions many have already clouded your financial judgment.  Contact us with questions

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