Daily Archives: October 8, 2020


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Texas protects the welfare of the child. Thus, one of the important aspects of the child is his identity. Part of that identity is the lineage. It is even more important since the parents have rights over the child. Establishing Paternity in Texas The ideal situation of a married couple is that they are also the mother and father of the child. It does not always happen. In this case, the state is very careful to ensure that the parents’ rights over their children. It is not compromised regardless of the relationship of their biological parents.  However, it is possible […]

Acknowledgment of Paternity in Texas


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The Family Code of Texas permits the parent of a child, whether the mother or father, to file for the modification of the child custody order. There are two scenarios in the case of modifying the prior child custody order. The first one is if the parents were once married and the second one is not having any marriage involved. In the former case, the prior order should be the Final Decree of Divorce, and for the latter, it is the final order in the Suit Affecting Parent Child Relationship. In this article, what will be discussed are the following: […]

How to Modify a Child Custody Order in Texas



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Married life isn’t easy. Whether you like to admit it or not, there are just some aspects of your married relationship that are tough to navigate. Imagine how much harder things can get if you happen to be business partners with your spouse. There’s just so much to watch out for that it might just seem impossible to do. That doesn’t necessarily mean that it can’t be done though. There are just a lot more things that you need to keep in mind if you do find yourself in that situation. Communication is Key As with every relationship, the best […]

How to Be Business Partners and Stay Married


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A divorce can be rough, not only for you but also for your children. It doesn’t matter whether they are still too young or old enough to understand. Divorce affects children, no matter what. The division of expenses is one of the biggest factors during a divorce. This is especially in the part of the custodial parent. These expenses may cover day-to-day living costs, education, and other activities as the children grow up. Parents are only required to pay child support until their children reach their 18th birthday or until they graduate high school, whichever comes later. Parents cannot be […]

The Cost of College Education for the Children of Texan Divorcees



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The state of Texas has laws that seek to protect the welfare of children. However, the parents of the children need to be responsible for their affairs in order to keep everything in order. For parents who did not get married, then there are provisions in the law that they need to observe. Common-Law Marriage Texas recognizes common-law marriages. These are marriages without formalities like the marriage license or a ceremony. The State has certain requirements before recognizing a couple as married. Firstly, they should agree that they are married. Second, they should live together as husband and wife. Finally, […]

Status of Children of a Common Law Marriage in Texas


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In 2015, the US Supreme Court declared same-sex marriages as legal in every US State. So, yes, you can get married with someone of the same sex. You can start a family and you are also entitled to divorce should it not work out. How to get married in Texas? First, you have to secure a marriage license from the county clerk’s office. You will be asked to complete a sworn application showing that you and your partner have the legal capacity to marry. If one or both of you are under 18 years of age, parental consent or court […]

Same-sex Marriage in Texas