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Reimbursement Claims in a Divorce in Texas

It is very common that prior to getting married, one spouse may own a home. It is also common that during the marriage, the “community” continues to pay off the mortgage, or significant renovations are made that improve the value of the house. Th… Read More
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Child Custody – What Are Your Options?

Here in Texas, the courts use terms for custody of children that you may not be familiar with. Managing Conservator: The parent/s who can provide for consent for the child’s medical and mental health treatment. The managing conservator/s also has t… Read More
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Best Interest and “Holley Factors” in Child Custody Cases

When a court has to make a decision regarding the custody of a child, whether it be for a divorce, a termination, or an adoption, the court must always look at the best interest of the child. The best interest factors in Texas, otherwise known as the… Read More
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Mediation or Final Trial to Settle a Divorce?

Meditation is a process where a neutral party (mediator) assists the parties to enter into an agreement to settle their case Read More
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Is an Uncontested Divorce Right For You?

There are many benefits to an uncontested divorce, but this type of does not work for everyone. Read More
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Resources For Those Who Are Co-Parenting or Involved in a Family Law Matter

Here are some resources for those who are co-parenting or involved in a family law matter. Deitchle+Simone Law Firm, PLLC is not affiliated with the authors of linked content or the linked websites, and we make no warranties or representations about… Read More
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Stepparent / Second Parent Adoption FAQs

In Texas, an adult who is considered the stepparent of a child may file for adoption of that child. In the adoption petition, your spouse must also be included as a party. Read More
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Categories: Family Law