Divorce in Texas
Introduction: Divorce is a legal process that dissolves a marriage and addresses various legal, financial, and familial matters. In Texas, the divorce process involves specific steps, legal requirements, and considerations that spouses must navigate to achieve a fair and equitable resolution. 1. Filing for Divorce: The divorce process in Texas commences with one spouse filing a petition for divorce. The petitioner, the party initiating the divorce, outlines the grounds for divorce and requests relief regarding property division, spousal support, child custody, and other relevant matters. Texas is a “no-fault” divorce state, meaning that neither party needs to prove fault for […]

Divorce in Texas


Going through a divorce is one thing. Having a child with special needs along with you through the whole process is another story. In a divorce or custody case, parents must establish the nature and validity of the child’s special needs. This is according to the criteria set forth in the Family Code. They must also create possession and access schedule that comply with the child’s needs. Perhaps the most challenging part of the course is divulging this painful information to the child. Kids find their comfort zone and a safe haven in their parents. They might react negatively when […]

How to Make a Special Needs Child Understand Divorce



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When you are getting a divorce, establishing the rights and duties of Texas parents before the divorce is finalized is a must. It is also important to pay attention to the parenting plan that will be included in your final divorce decree. The parenting plan will include many things such as a guide to the rights and duties of Texas parents until the children graduate high school or turn 18, as well your considerations regarding your child after the divorce. In other words, the parenting plan will include information about conservatorship and child support as well as access and possession […]

The Rights and Duties of Texas Parents


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Drug addiction in any way is not beneficial to anybody. It is even more detrimental when more people become affected by just one person’s drug addiction. One of the many examples of being affected by drug addiction is in the family. When Drug Addiction or Substance Abuse is in the picture, it is very dangerous for a family to easily be broken physically, emotionally and spiritually. Substance Abuse is very dangerous and can have a lot of negative impacts on the lives of the spouses and the children. This may lead to a very complicated life, and may lead for […]

My Spouse has a Drug Addiction, What Now?



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Shared Parenting after a Divorce is the Healthiest Option Divorce is difficult for anyone and everyone involved in the process. Even if the divorce is amicable, that doesn’t make it easy.  Deciding what party gets custody of the children and parenting powers is difficult.  Despite being difficult, it is a decision that needs to be made. In the past, it was tradition to award only one parent parenting powers.  This parent would often be the mothers because it was believed that mothering instinct was powerful and that it was a requirement for anyone growing up.  For the most part, this […]

Shared Parenting after a Divorce


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Child support is the continuous payment made periodically by a parent for the benefit of the child. Different states provide different ways under their law on how to apply for a child support order. In Texas, the process of child support can overwhelm someone who does not have any idea what to expect. Being able to know what step will come next is helpful in preparing and going through the whole process. The following are the important steps in the process: Establishing of Paternity This is one of the most essential and important parts of a case for child support. […]

How to File a Support Order in Texas