How to Have the Best Post-Divorce Holiday Ever

With the holidays upon us, this time of year can be especially stressful for anyone who has been through a divorce. Even for those who have been divorced for years, the holidays are challenging because this is when we traditionally spend time with our families. For divorced parents, the separation from children in addition to [...]

2018-11-29T21:30:31+00:00

5 Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

These days, anyone planning on marriage should learn about prenuptial agreements. Although these legal documents have some negative stigma associated with them, they are very beneficial. Here are the truths behind five false ideas about prenuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements show a lack of trust. The most common myth about prenuptial agreements is that they show [...]

2018-11-13T08:43:15+00:00

7 Tips for Talking About Divorce with Your Kids

You and your spouse have decided to divorce. Once you have reached this decision, you need to talk to your kids about it. Having an honest conversation with them is crucial; a good conversation can help both the parents and the kids deal with the upcoming divorce in a more positive, healthy way. Here are [...]

2018-10-12T09:45:00+00:00

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Handle the Divorce Process

Divorce is stressful for everyone involved. Even though you and your former spouse are going through a difficult time, it’s important to remember that your kids are, too. Here are five ways that you can help your kids handle the divorce process. 1. Listen and encourage them to talk about their thoughts and feelings. Undoubtedly, [...]

2018-10-12T09:28:47+00:00

Yours, Mine, Ours: How Texas Courts Divide Property in a Divorce

December 20, 2017 Texas is a community property state. This means any income or assets acquired throughout the course of the marriage is considered equally owned by both spouses. Likewise, any debts incurred are normally shared. When it comes to divorce though, the division is not so straightforward. In a community property state like Texas, [...]

2018-11-13T08:54:34+00:00

4 Tips for Legally Changing Your Name

Name changes happen for a number of reasons. You could get married or divorced. Maybe you never liked your name in the first place and have always gone by another name. Or, perhaps you’re requesting a name change for a minor who may carry their biological father’s last name. No matter what your reason, a [...]

2018-10-12T09:12:08+00:00

5 Things to Know About Stepparent Adoption in Texas

April 20, 2018 It’s hard work being a parent, and it can be a ton of legal work to become an adopted parent. In Texas, as with any state, there are specific rules and protocols that must be followed in order for a stepparent to adopt his or her step-children. Here’s a quick guide to [...]

2018-10-12T09:24:00+00:00