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What parents should and should not do during a divorce

While going through a divorce can be extremely difficult for Texas parents, it can also have a major impact on any children involved. Even though most divorcing parents want to help their children through the transition, some may inadvertently do certain things that can [...]

April 10th, 2018|

Child custody and visitation when parents live apart

When Texas parents do not live together, they might share physical custody of their children, or one might have custody while the other has visitation rights. Visitation rights refer to parents' rights to time with their children. This may not include the right to [...]

March 26th, 2018|

U.S. Supreme Court lets same-sex paternity ruling stand

Dallas readers may be interested to learn that the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case that challenged the paternity rights of non-biological parents in same-sex marriages. The refusal, which was issued on Feb. 26, allowed an Arizona court's ruling to stand. [...]

March 23rd, 2018|

When dividing marital property, retirement funds are critical

When couples in Texas decide to divorce, the financial issues at hand often outweigh the practical and emotional concerns. This is especially true when it comes to retirement funds. For couples of at all income levels, these accounts can be some of the largest [...]

March 13th, 2018|

Methods for altering the amount of child support payments

Situations in Texas that might justify a reduction in child support include job loss, disability, emancipation of a minor or a substantial rise in income for the custodial parent. If a government agency is managing the support order, then a parent can request a [...]

February 26th, 2018|

Potential system could standardize child support enforcement

When single parents raising their children in Texas don't receive their court-mandated child support payments, it can be a major source of stress and anxiety. Child support payments can be critical to covering the everyday expenses of raising children, including daycare or after-school care and [...]

February 26th, 2018|