Domestic Violence

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When a marriage fails and eventually leads to divorce, one important question arises: who will take custody of the child? At times, guardianship, or conservatorship as used in Texas family law, is a longer and more emotional process than divorce. It already involves the children; And most often, this brings problems to the whole being of the child.  In Texas, according to, there are two kinds of conservatorship; the joint managing conservatorship and the sole managing conservatorship. The first one is where both parents are still given the full rights to take care of their child. The last one […]

Texas Family Law: How can Abuse Affect Child Custody?

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In Texas, a no-fault divorce is the default mechanism to request a divorce.  Officially by Texas law, a no-fault divorce is when there are conflicts between two parties that could not reasonably be overcome.  In reality, it is simply the type of divorce two people seek when they are looking to get out of a marriage, and serves as a mechanism to ending a marriage with the least amount of drama. It also provides an avenue for victims of abuse to leave a marriage without a burden of proving anything beyond that the marriage itself is unsustainable. State Representative Matt […]

No-Fault Divorces in Texas May Become Harder after New Bill

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Technology, while a very helpful tool in this day and age, can also be a tool used for violence. A Californian woman experienced this while she was trying to get away from her controlling and violent husband. She planned to escape to Oregon and stay with friends but her phone’s GPS was used by her husband to track her down. He searched her phone records which helped him determine where his wife was staying.  After locating her whereabouts, he started calling the woman’s friends and even left them threatening voice mails saying he would kill anybody who helped her.   There […]

Domestic Violence in the Digital Age

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I. What Is Divorce Divorce is the legal separation of a marriage. It is the termination of the marriage relationship before the death of either of the spouses.  II. Divorce in Texas In Texas, divorce is also commonly referred to as the dissolution of marriage.  There are two different types of divorce: fault divorce and no-fault divorce.  Both of these types of divorce are fairly explanatory.  A fault divorce implies that one or both parties did something that would cause them to no longer want to be together.  A no-fault divorce is when both parties mutually decide that they no […]

Divorce in Texas

Domestic violence is cancer in a marriage and it does not choose victims based on race, age or background. This is an unfortunate and unpleasant to talk about but it does exist. Victims always have a hard time surviving and getting over the experience despite resources made available to help and support the victims. The worst thing about domestic violence is that the abuser is someone who knows you more than anyone else so it hurts more. Often, domestic violence leads to divorce. You will need a divorce attorney if you intend to pursue a divorce to get out of […]

How to Deal with Domestic Violence and Divorce in Texas

A Quick Guide to Divorce
A Quick Guide To Divorce Those who have decided to get a divorce or who might be thinking about getting a divorce often wonder what the process is like.  Because of how common this question is, we have decided to create a quick guide for you in the form of a blog post.  We know that divorce can be difficult but we hope this makes it one step easier for you. A divorce is the legal process of ending your marriage.  State law dictates how a divorce is handled and while some states have slightly different laws, the process is […]

A Quick Guide To Divorce