Yearly Archives: 2020

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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

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Things that have to do with any kind of abuse are hard to deal with, most especially sexual abuse. Things only get harder if you find out that the abuser is your spouse and that the victim is your child. But as much as it might sound like a situation that’s hard to accept, these things do happen. And if you happen to find out that your spouse happens to be one of those people, thinking of a course of action might just be difficult for you and your child. If you do find yourself in this situation and want […]

Discovering Your Child Suffered Sex Abuse from Your Spouse

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Countries around the world have been fighting their own battle against the coronavirus pandemic for a number of months now. Because there isn’t a cure for it yet, the next best option we all have is to avoid spreading the virus. One common method utilized by all the countries in order to do this has been social distancing, requiring people to avoid coming into close contact with others. And while this does help lessen the chances of getting the virus, it has forced people to stay in and even stay apart from others. So, with all the distance and isolation, […]

Keeping Your Family Together Amidst Social Distancing

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For people who are undergoing a divorce, thinking about how to testify in court for your divorce can be a constant source of stress. You may be thinking about making the right preparation for your appearance in court at the onset of the divorce. However, not all divorces end up in court, especially in the state of Texas. Texas really has a high rate of divorces ending in settlements compared to other states. Of course, it is better to play it safe than to end up sorry later on. If you think that there is a possibility that your case […]

Testifying in Court For Your Divorce