The Divorce Attorney Blog

803, 2021

How do I hire a good divorce attorney?

March 8, 2021|

Hiring a good divorce attorney is pretty straight forward, but should be a decision made with care. With nearly half of all marriages in the United States ending in divorce, it's a good idea to find a lawyer that's experienced in handling these types of family law cases with care. What you do when searching for a good divorce attorney is what really matters. Here's [...]

103, 2021

What Do Lawyers Do in a Divorce?

March 1, 2021|

At Marx, Altman & Johnson, our divorce lawyers handle negotiations on the division of assets and debt among you and your spouse. If there are any children, we can help set the terms and help secure your rights to child custody and child support. While every case is different, we'll work quickly with you to resolve these challenging balances, draft the paperwork, file the [...]

802, 2021

How Fast Can You Get a Divorce in Texas?

February 8, 2021|

One of the most common questions we get from clients is how fast can they get divorced in Texas. Every state has it's own minimum time limits and waiting periods, and for Texas that's 60 days. That means that the fastest a couple can get a divorce is 60 days in Texas. This isn't usually the case. From the first filing until the completion [...]

102, 2021

Important Questions to Ask At Your Consultation

February 1, 2021|

If you're looking for a divorce attorney, you're most likely overwhelmed and struggling with many things at the same time. Life is complicated enough when everything is going smoothly, and even more challenging during a separation or divorce. While everyone is different and each individual needs personalized support from their divorce lawyer that's attuned to them, there are some questions that can help guide [...]

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December 30, 2020|

When it comes to escaping a tumultuous marriage, some people may be wary of the divorce process and opt for a separation agreement over a finalizing divorce. Whether they are on the fence about their relationship or feel like the divorce process is too stressful to negotiate, in Texas, separation is merely a bandage over a gaping wound, whereas divorce is a resolution. Here’s [...]

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December 30, 2020|

Divorce is never something a couple expects when they say the words “I do.” Unfortunately, though, life can sometimes interfere with marriage and divorce becomes the messy end of a former love story. Since divorce is such a jarring situation, emotions run high. Denial, anger, sadness, anxiety; they’re all there with you during the divorce process and can have a negative impact on your [...]

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December 30, 2020|

Over the years, pets have become more and more like family to couples without children. While our four-legged friends are definitely part of our hearts, where do they lie as part of a divorce decree if a marriage goes sour? While our firm focuses on larger issues in a divorce like child custody, we thought we’d offer some free advice when it comes to [...]

3012, 2020

Differences Between Divorce Decree and Divorce Certificate

December 30, 2020|

At the end of the divorce journey, both parties will receive documents that completely finalize the process. The divorce decree and divorce certificate are two such documents that may seem similar to unfamiliar eyes, but are in fact, very different pieces of information. Here’s a closer look at both documents, what they cover and why you’ll need both once your divorce is final. [...]

3012, 2020

How does substance abuse impact your divorce?

December 30, 2020|

Addiction is a problem that can quickly eat away at a marriage’s finances and the core trust that holds a union together. Addiction through forms of substance abuse often lead to destruction in a user’s life. Unfortunately, this destruction usually has a ripple effect that damages the foundation of a family. Texas is a no-fault state, so if one party of a marriage [...]