What Do I Do If My Ex Won’t Pay Child Support?

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Children are a blessing and a major responsibility. When it comes to a divorce, the noncustodial parent is often decreed to pay child support as their way of ensuring the child’s financial needs are being met. However, oftentimes, there are issues with late payments for child support if the noncustodial parent completely neglects to make […]

Texas Celebrates National Adoption Month

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In the State of Texas, there are over 6,000 children that are waiting for their forever home. Adoption is a huge decision that comes with a lot of responsibility but the lives that are changed for both the individuals doing the adoption and the children that are being brought into a loving family make it all […]

Common Divorce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Divorce is a word that no couple wants to hear. It’s challenging to go through and full of complex emotions that can lead to individuals making rash decisions driven by the “what” of the moment. Having a knowledgeable divorce attorney on your side can be the difference between navigating divorce successfully or having a devastating […]

Does My Divorce Attorney Need Access to My Social Media Accounts?

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Social media has connected our entire world to the palm of our hands. With more than 300 million users on social media in the United States, it is no wonder that more and more individuals know what is going on in the lives of their friends, family, and neighbors without ever having heard a phone […]

Navigating Child Custody With a Narcissist

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She thought the divorce would be the end of it, but it wasn’t. The judge had granted her and her ex-husband joint custody of their child. Every other week, she loaded her kids up in the car and took them to their father’s house. She waved to them bravely as they got out of the […]

What If My Child Refused Visitation With Their Non-Custodial Parent?

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Divorce is not an easy process, especially when there are children involved. The emotional trauma of seeing their parents separate along with sudden changes in schedules and rules can make children uneasy. While many will adapt to these changes, others have a more difficult time. Whether it is due to rebellion on the part of […]

Does Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Have Debt Limits?

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Every household in the United States understands the delicate balance when it comes to financial health. While debt is not necessarily bad, too much debt can leave a family struggling to get back to a state of financial stability. The debts begin to squeeze them dry, hurting their credit scores, leaving them with little to […]

Who Gets the House in a Divorce?

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During a divorce, many aspects of a couple’s shared life suddenly go up for debate. Who will get custody of the children? Who will get custody of the pets? How will shared assets be divided? Will there be spousal support? All of these questions can cause an already strained relationship to completely snap, leaving both […]

What Are the Requirements for Adopting a Relative in Texas?

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Every life and every adoption is different. While each child’s circumstances vary, the bottom line remains the same. At some point, if due to their situation a child’s parents are unable to provide the care their child needs to ensure they grow up safe and healthy, adoption is a great option. If a child in […]

Talking To Your Kids About Divorce

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Having the divorce talk with your child may be tough, but it is necessary for them to understand what is going on, know what to expect in the coming months, and most of all, feel secure about their future. The way to approach this topic will depend largely on the age of your child; different […]