The Divorce Attorney Blog

111, 2021

Divorce Lawyers Near Me

November 1, 2021|

Finding the best divorce attorney near you can seem overwhelming. Some divorce lawyers have a lot of reviews, some have only a few. Some have a major social media following and others hardly post. Some divorce attorneys have been around for 20+ years just like Marx, Altman & Johnson who has been providing fast, cheap divorce for clients all over Texas for decades. [...]

2911, 2021

How Does the Court Decide Who Gets Custody in Divorce?

November 29, 2021|

When it comes to Child Custody Laws in Texas, determining the best interests of the child is the primary focus during a contested divorce. That means that when the court will consider evidence relating to a variety of factors including physical and emotional needs, especially in consideration of any past or potential physical and emotional danger. During these considerations, discussions of the stability of [...]

2211, 2021

How to file for divorce without breaking the bank

November 22, 2021|

Filing for divorce can feel daunting with not only having to deal with the separation and figuring out what is going to happen to any children involved, but also in the financial consequences of a divorce. Whether you're afraid of what divorce attorney costs in Texas are or if you just simply want to know the divorce application costs, we have the answers and [...]

1511, 2021

You Can Serve Divorce Papers through Social Media in Texas

November 15, 2021|

Texas is making moves to serve legal orders such as divorce papers through social media and email to your spouse or partner when they can't be reached or are outright avoiding receiving those legal orders by conventional methods. In early 2021, the Texas Supreme Court approved these changes to the rules in the state. This makes it a lot easier for spouses seeking divorce [...]

811, 2021

Texas adopts 3-day weekend rule for co-parents

November 8, 2021|

There has been an update of new legislation in Texas regarding shared custody or 50/50 custody orders that went into effect as of September 1, 2021. The law has expanded the time allotted on the beginning and end of weekends to the noncustodial parent. According to SB1936 of Sept. 1 2021, the bill expressly states the standard Possession Order that [...]

410, 2021

First Steps in Getting a Divorce

October 4, 2021|

What are the First Steps in Seeking a Divorce? The decision to divorce is never an easy one. Once you've decided to end your marriage you'll need to begin the divorce process. In Texas, the divorce process can be made easier with the use of a "no-fault" divorce. One or the other party must begin by filing for a divorce with the court system. [...]

2709, 2021

How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

September 27, 2021|

With how social media has progressed since the early 2000's, nearly everyone has posted things online on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. that can negatively affect them later on. During a divorce, many people make the mistake of posting things that they shouldn't as well as leaving things readily available for people to find and use against them in court. To avoid the negative [...]

2009, 2021

What is a Child-Centered Divorce

September 20, 2021|

A child-centered divorce is a divorce in which both parents put the needs of the children first and prioritize the care and understanding of how the children feel during this difficult process. While many families make their divorce more difficult and even contest their divorce, causing additional stress on the family during the separation, parents who choose an agreed divorce make the situation easier [...]

609, 2021

Legal Separation or Divorce: Which is Better Financially?

September 6, 2021|

Marriage doesn't always work. When it doesn't, your marital relationship can degrade to the point of contemplating divorce. If divorce has more than crossed your mind, legal separation may have as well. Legal separation can be an economical option for couples, while divorce may be the better option. Let's take a brief look at the advantages and disadvantages of both legal separation and divorce [...]

3008, 2021

Understanding Your Final Decree Of Divorce

August 30, 2021|

When coming to the end of your divorce proceedings, you will probably begin to breathe a sigh of relief to know when the process is complete and you're holding your final decree of divorce in hand. That document is the physical symbol of closure to your relationship with your now ex-spouse and that you've made it to the end of your divorce case. However, [...]