Daily Archives: May 11, 2021

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If you have successfully come out of a dysfunctional marriage through divorce, then let me be one of the first people to congratulate you. But it’s not over yet. In fact, that’s only one or two hurdles in this whole hurdle race of family upbringing.  It might not be a big deal at first, but once you start co-parenting your children with different goals in mind, trust me, you will need all the help you can get. Imagine the children going to and fro between you and your spouse, learning different things and living different routines. It’s going to be […]

Parenting: How to Deal with an Unreasonable Ex-spouse

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A friend of mine asked me the other day which type of cases I found most emotionally draining. I had to think about it for a minute, but I eventually came to the conclusion that while termination cases can be heart wrenching at times, and divorces can be full of drama, it was my experiences in IV-D (Child support) court trying to defend against enforcement actions that often were the most DIFFICULT for me emotionally. The reason for this is twofold: First, there is the lack of defense. Believe it or not, I chose to be a lawyer because I […]

Child Support and Debtor’s Prisons

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Divorce tips for business owners can come in handy when you are a business owner undergoing a divorce. Divorce will never be an easy process. There would be conflict from any angle you look from. Divorce is also life-changing. It can literally change your life the moment the Final Order is released by the court. The problem is, there are not a lot of helpful information available. If you are a business owner, you could be worrying about how the divorce can impact your business. It can also be worrisome to think about how your business can impact your divorce […]

Divorce Tips for Business Owners in Texas

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Divorce is one of the most painful situations an individual can face no matter the circumstance. Going through divorce is one thing but preparing financially for a divorce  is another thing and it should not be overlooked especially if your relationship is on the rocks. Keep an open mind. Planning ahead enables you to make sound and clear decisions on a lot of matters and this practice can be the start of preparing for your life post-divorce. General Tips on How to Prepare Financially for a Divorce in Texas Keep track of your expenses If you are not the person […]

How to Prepare Financially for a Divorce

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It is a parent’s obligation to help raise and take care of their children. This obligation does not stop even if you are divorced. Non-custodial parents pay child support as an obligation. If you are such, until when are you required to pay child support? When can you stop? If you’d like to know, then continue reading. The Usual Circumstances In most states, you can stop paying for child support when your child turns 18 or graduate high school. When whichever of these two happens first, you can then stop paying for child support. Though some states require the child […]

How Long are You Required to Pay Child Support

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Picture this. You just bought a new car. You’ve been saving up for this for the past year or two and you finally bought it. But then after a few months, you come home to find out that your car’s gone. Apparently, your spouse decided it was a good idea to sell it. What do you do now? Well, if you find yourself in this situation or just want to know if this is allowed to happen, keep reading. What Do You Own? Before we get to the specifics of whether or not what you own can be sold without […]

Can My Spouse Sell Our Common Property Without My Consent?