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 […]
Talking To Your Kids About Divorce
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 […]
How Do I Serve my Spouse with Divorce Papers In Texas?
Going through a divorce is not an easy process. The stress can sometimes feel overwhelming, as the future looms before you, veiled by uncertainty. One of the best ways to reduce stress and give yourself a sense of control is to understand how the divorce process works. A big fear and sense of confusion can […]
I Just Admitted to Myself It’s Over: What Do I Do Now?
Admitting that a marriage isn’t working out and proceeding with divorce is tough. But once you have come to terms with ending a marriage, it’s time to start making some decisions. Mistakes during divorce proceedings can cost you emotionally and financially, so it’s important to protect yourself. If you’re unsure what steps to take after […]
5 Things You Need to Know After You’ve Been Served
Being served divorce papers can be an overwhelming experience. It can be tempting to procrastinate about what to do with them as you try to sort through all the emotions and thoughts of what went wrong. Taking the proper steps, however, can ensure that you get the best possible outcome for yourself. Alison Grant, Attorney […]
What Is Parental Alienation?
Divorce is hard for any couple. That moment you realize the person you have given your heart and soul to is no longer the same and the relationship isn’t healthy for either one of you is terrifying. It is especially so when you have children in the marriage. Children have a harder time processing divorce […]
Is Collaborative Divorce Right for Us?
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 […]
Signs That It Might Be Time for a Divorce
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
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 […]
What Information Should I Bring My Divorce Attorney About My Finances?
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 […]