Divorce

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When Your Ex-Spouse Ignores The Settlement Agreement

When Your Ex-Spouse Ignores The Settlement Agreement

When you opt to go for an alternative method of finalizing your divorce, you can end up with a settlement agreement. As you probably are well-aware, divorces do not always have to end in a courtroom. You can always try to be reasonable and discuss your divorce and matters related to it with your spouse. You can go to mediation, and if things work out well and you reach a settlement that is satisfactory for both parties, your mediator can draft a settlement agreement which will be signed by the judge. Going down this path will have a lot of benefits because you can make decisions about your divorce yourselves. It is a good way to maintain a decent relationship with your ex-spouse so that you can function as co-parents effectively. A settlement agreement will be a good method to placate both parties, but it can be such a headache when one spouse doesn’t keep his or her end of the bargain. It’s incredibly frustrating too. What should you do when your ex-spouse violates the terms specified in your settlement agreement? Your Settlement Agreement is Legal Your settlement agreement, otherwise known as MSA is legal and binding. You can treat […]

Dealing With a Family Law Case Involving a Child With Special Needs

When a Family Law Case Involves a Child With Special Needs

When you are a family with a child with special needs, you must have experienced firsthand how challenging it can be. However, not everything is a challenge: there are a variety of opportunities too. Your child with special needs will be loved and cared for and mostly, the only differences you have to experience involve having to pay more attention to your child’s school work and activities in his or her daily life. Having a child with special needs means you have the opportunity to sacrifice your wants and prioritize your child’s needs instead. When you have an ongoing family law case in Texas involving a child with special needs, you can expect it to be tougher than other family law cases.   When you have a child who does not have special needs, you can assume that the path the child will take will be the same path you took while growing up, in terms of school, career, family and social relationships. When your child is a child with special needs, you can’t expect a similar path, because your child’s path will not always be a straight one. You will have to work with educators, doctors, and other professionals […]

Preparing for Your Child Support Enforcement Costs

Child Support Enforcement Costs in Texas

Child support enforcement costs is, unfortunately, an issue that you might have to encounter if the other parent of your child is reluctant to pay the child support your child deserves. If you ask a family law attorney about this, you will surely be informed that the child support enforcement costs depend on many factors. There is no one answer that will fit all clients looking to know more about child support enforcement costs. However, it costs, you can consider it an investment for your child’s future though. It’s not a mere propaganda. It can be difficult especially when you’re in the middle of your case and it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere. However, think about the future of your child, the missed payments by your ex and all the other issues brought upon by your child’s other parent failing to keep his end of the bargain. In the end, it’s your child who will suffer the most if you fail to go past the threat of child support enforcement costs.     Child Support Enforcement Costs From Hiring an Attorney You will have to hire an attorney to help you with your case and to make sure the […]

Tips on How To Deal With A Controlling Spouse During a Divorce

Tips on How To Deal With A Controlling Spouse During a Divorce

  A controlling spouse is likely to cause you distress before and during a divorce. Such a spouse will also cause you a lot of unnecessary grief after the divorce if you do not deal with him or her properly during the divorce. If you are reading this post, you probably believe that you have a controlling spouse who constantly dictates what your actions and your children’s actions should be. This could even be a factor of why you are facing a divorce or is considering one now.   A controlling spouse means an unhappy marriage. After all, you probably entered the marriage with expectations that your partner will support your independent thoughts and judgments and what happened is just the opposite. A divorce with a controlling spouse can have different circumstances from a normal divorce.     Planning a Divorce When You Have a Controlling Spouse   A controlling spouse is a marital headache. There’s no other way but their way. They are always critical and inflexible. The worst thing is that if a situation is not going the way of the controlling spouse, he or she can turn it against the other spouse. The controlling spouse can also […]