More States Adopting ‘Pet Custody’ Laws

Reading Time: 4 minutes To many people in Texas, dogs and cats are not just pets – they are members of the family. Even if you have children, you may feel the same way about your own beloved dog or cat (or other animals if you are a bit unconventional). Unfortunately, the love we share for our “fur babies” […]

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How Insurance Changes After Divorce Is Final

Reading Time: 5 minutes During the process of ending a marriage, a person is facing many complex financial and legal issues that will affect his or her future for years to come. Divorce is overwhelming, and it’s easy to become overly focused on things such as property division and spousal support. While these are important matters, it is also […]

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Retirement In Property Division

Reading Time: 6 minutes Divorce will bring significant financial changes for both spouses, and it will likely require both parties to make some adjustments in lifestyle and future expectations. This is particularly true for retirement accounts. It may be prudent for a person facing the prospect of divorce to understand how the process works for retirement accounts in property […]

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Should Protective Orders Require Background Checks?

Reading Time: 8 minutes Hopefully you never need a protective order. Yet, there are times when you may need a legal deterrent for someone who has threatened to harm you or your family. There are times that these orders have made a difference in a dire domestic situation. However, recent events have raised the question if the process of […]

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

Reading Time: 3 minutes You may have already figured out (even if it was the hard way) that there are some posts you shouldn’t make while you are going through a divorce. There are many ways that social media can affect your divorce. The information you publish on your social media accounts online can be used as evidence in […]

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