Yearly Archives: 2019

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Under the law of Texas, for legal purposes, a child is only permitted to have one legal set of parents, either biological or adoptive. Adoption is the asking of the court to make people who are not already biological parents of a child the latter’s legal parents. These cases require the careful determination of the court of which parents will serve the overall best interest of the child. To assist the judges in deciding to choose the child’s official set of parents, the process requires  a number of reports and specific studies to show the best interest of the child. […]

Who May Adopt in Texas?

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There are many implications when a couple finalizes their divorce. The effects on custody of the children, residency in the family home and allotment of income for the children. There are also effects on taxation. This is one reason why couples want to finalize their divorce before the year ends. Changes in the Tax Laws Before the end of 2018, Pres. Donald Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Its effect on divorces is with the alimony.  Prior to the law, spouses that pay the alimony can declare a tax deduction for what they pay. Receiving spouses […]

Why Should I Finalize My Divorce Before the End of the Year?

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The holidays are right around the corner and you can’t deny that you feel it in the air somehow. People are starting to be a little cheerier, friends are sharing photos of their holiday preparations, the places you go to are starting to have a little more festive décor. Yes, it’s almost that time of the year again. And whether you love it or dread it, it’s really unavoidable. So, why not just enjoy it? Everyone’s welcome to enjoy the season after all. Even if you’re divorced. Sort Out Your Plans Navigating the holiday season while divorced may seem a […]

Navigating Through the Holidays as a Divorcee

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Divorces can be a very difficult ordeal to go through. So much so that sometimes emotions can run high and cause people to make very rash decisions and act without thinking. And though some divorces can just end up with the two parties having a shouting match, sometimes it can get even worse and to the point that words just get thrown around loosely. Sometimes it can even be a false allegation, such as that of abuse. So, what happens when your ex throws a false abuse allegation at you? What It Can Do Any false allegation anyone throws at […]

The Impact of False Abuse Allegations

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Getting married is a milestone that a lot of people consider very important in their lives. It is a very important event in one’s life, some people believe in making sure that their wedding is one that they’ll never forget. And though this may not necessarily be a bad thing, sometimes making your wedding a memorable one comes at a very hefty price. So hefty that some people are willing to go into debt for it. But is it worth it? The Price You Pay Some people may not really care about how much they’ll end up paying for their […]

Is It Worth Going into Debt for Your Wedding?

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Suffering from a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) is a difficult thing to handle personally. It is difficult for the person suffering from STD and the partner as well. The struggles are different, but both will have to be strong. So many questions come to mind in this type of situation. How will this affect marriage? Will this lead to the failure of such and be a ground for divorce? Or will it be possible to see past this and still have a workable relationship? If so, how? STD as Ground for Divorce Texas is a no-fault state. It means that […]

My Spouse has an STD, What Now?