Daily Archives: December 25, 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?