The Divorce Attorney Blog

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, [...]

808, 2021

Should I File Divorce for First?

August 8, 2021|

Your marriage is falling apart and it appears that there is no return. You brought up an uncontested divorce to your spouse. Should you decide to file for divorce first in Texas? Or, should you instead allow them to file first? Or does it even matter here in Texas when filing for divorce? While there are no guaranteed benefits or advantages to filing for [...]

2806, 2021

How do I win a contested divorce?

June 28, 2021|

"Winning" a divorce can mean different things do different people. For one person it could mean that the majority of assets will go to you, while for another person the primary focus could be their house, or even more importantly their parental and guardianship rights' to their children. If you're wanting a divorce and the divorce is warranted due to a "fault" such as [...]

706, 2021

Is it worth contesting a divorce?

June 7, 2021|

Reasons Why a Contested Divorce is in Your Best Interest When it comes to divorce, most people are looking for the fastest resolution that benefits them the most. Balancing those two can be difficult depending upon the demands of each party. While some people can agree to terms within a divorce quickly, others find a contested divorce the only viable option for their divorce. [...]

2405, 2021

What happens in a contested divorce?

May 24, 2021|

What happens in a Contested Divorce in Texas A contested divorce is just what it sounds like: one or both spouses contest (dispute) some aspect of their divorce. When this occurs, proceedings within a divorce take a separate turn and require more time and effort to resolve. This may cause greater stress and increased legal fees during the divorce. The disputes generally involve property division, [...]

1005, 2021

How Does Divorce Affect Debt?

May 10, 2021|

Are you still responsible for debts after a divorce? A creditor’s right to collect a debt is not affected by your Final Decree of Divorce. You still have the responsibility of paying all debts. So if the judge orders your spouse to pay a debt that is in both your names (such as a car loan or mortgage) but your spouse doesn’t pay it, [...]

305, 2021

Can a Child Choose Which Parent to Live With in Texas?

May 3, 2021|

When Can a Child Pick Which Parent to Live With? “Can my child choose which parent to live with in our divorce (or child custody) case?” We often hear whenever child custody is an issue within a divorce involving younger children, parents asking if their children are able to choose who they want to live with. This is one of those questions that we hear frequently. [...]