Divorce Jurisdiction in Texas

Where do I File my Divorce? Subject Matter Jurisdiction In the United States, including Texas, subject matter jurisdiction refers to a court’s authority to hear and decide cases of a particular type or subject matter. In the context of divorce… Read More
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Parenting Styles vs. Dangerous Parenting

How do I know if my child may be in danger from their other parent? It is not uncommon for parents to disagree about how to parent their children. Parenting styles refer to the general approach that parents use to raise their children. There are seve… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Common Law Marriage in Texas

Am I common law married? Common law marriage, also known as informal marriage, is recognized in the state of Texas. Under Texas law, a couple can establish a common law marriage by meeting certain requirements, which include: Both parties must have t… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Mistakes to Avoid when Mediating your Divorce

What Mistakes Should you Avoid When Mediating your Divorce? Divorce mediation is a process in which a neutral third party helps a couple come to an agreement on various aspects of their divorce, including property division, child custody, and support… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Marital Debt in a Divorce

What happens to Marital Debt in a Divorce? In Texas, the division of property during a divorce is governed by community property laws. This means that any property acquired during the marriage is considered community property and is subject to divisi… Read More
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Cruelty in a Texas Divorce

The Legal Impact of Cruelty on a Divorce in Texas Cruelty can have an impact on divorce proceedings in Texas as it is considered one of the grounds for a fault-based divorce. Under Texas law, cruelty is defined as any treatment that is so severe and… Read More
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Rule 194.2 Initial Disclosures

What are “Initial Disclosures?” As of January 1, 2021, The Texas Rules of Civil Procedure adopted significant changes for civil cases. The goal was to make cases more efficient and cost-effective. Initial disclosures are no longer part of… Read More
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Do's and Don'ts During a Divorce

Do’s and Don’ts During a Divorce When you are involved in divorce litigation, it is important that you follow a few rules. Most counties have a local standing order that outline all of the rules to follow, but here are a few important one… Read More
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