Can You Kidnap Your Own Child?

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You may think that you are unable to kidnap your own child, but this is actually not the case. It most often occurs during custody battles. Custody battles over children can be extremely stressful for both the parents and the child. In some cases, child custody battles escalate to the point where one parent decides […]

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for Us?

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The divorce process can be emotionally exhausting and cause a lot of conflict. Thankfully, there is an alternative to traditional divorce that can make the process quicker and smoother: collaborative divorce. This alternative changes the process as well as the outcome, both in terms of asset separation and mental impact. Wondering if a collaborative divorce […]

Texas Child Support Laws to Know when Divorcing

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Child support is often one of the most contentious issues in a Texas divorce case. Even couples that amicably agree on custody and visitation may vehemently disagree on such issues as child support arrangements. The State of Texas has strict guidelines for resolving these issues that can be helpful, but also confusing. Keep child support regulations in […]

Signs That It Might Be Time for a Divorce

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Marriages typically start with hope, happiness, and a strong feeling of love and loyalty that seems unbreakable. As time goes on, though, the stressors of life and growing differences between the couple can put a huge strain on the marriage. This strain can either be overcome through counseling or it can prove to be too […]

Annulment vs Divorce in Texas

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There are many different circumstances that lead someone to seek out the dissolution of his or her marriage. Whether infidelity, irreconcilable differences, or financial strain, the decision is never an easy one. Many spouses seek divorce through traditional or collaborative methods. However, sometimes couples seek a divorce because the marriage should have never happened in […]

How to Choose a Bankruptcy Attorney

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Bankruptcy may be necessary when an individual’s financial wellbeing is strained due to an overwhelming debt to income ratio. When it gets to this point, bankruptcy is an option that can help individuals hit refresh on their finances and get a fresh start. While these cases are often stressful and emotional for the individual and […]

What Is a Bankruptcy Discharge?

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Bankruptcy is a term that makes many people uneasy, but it can be a fresh start for those who need it. At the end of the bankruptcy process, a bankruptcy discharge is ordered by the court. This order is created to relieve the individual of any obligation to repay the debts that fall under the […]

Can Bankruptcy Be Refused?

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Bankruptcy cases can be confusing and difficult for individuals seeking them out. Some debts cannot be discharged under a personal bankruptcy case and others are extremely difficult to have discharged, such as student loan debt. In some cases, there are times when a court may deny your entire discharge. In other words, your bankruptcy case […]

What Information Should I Bring My Divorce Attorney About My Finances?  

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One of the biggest challenges that couples face during a divorce is their finances. The dissolution of marriage results in the untangling of accounts and the redistribution of assets. Questions such as “who gets what?” and “who pays?” are common sources of stress during the divorce. Both of these questions are answered in part by […]