Divorce

Texas Divorce Due to Family Violence

Reading Time: 6 minutes Ending a marriage can be difficult enough in itself. But if you are seeking a Texas divorce due to family violence the stakes can be considerably higher. In these situations, you are concerned about more than just getting a fair divorce; you also are concerned about your physical safety. The good news is that the […]

Is It Better to Sell Your House Before or After a Divorce?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Ending a marriage changes many things in your life. And one of the things that can change is your residence. It’s not unusual for couples who are divorcing to decide to sell their current home. But once they’ve made this decision, there’s a second one to consider: When to sell? There is no simple, one-size-fits-all […]

How the Texas Divorce Process Works

Divorce petition form

Reading Time: 7 minutes Spouses Have the Right to Appeal the RulingOnce the judge has signed the decree, the Texas divorce process is complete—usually. However, either spouse can file an appeal. This document asks the court to reconsider some of the judge’s rulings. The parties have 30 days to file an appeal. The law does not allow either ex-spouse to […]

Texas Divorce Changes During the Pandemic

Reading Time: 4 minutes The pandemic has put a strain on everything — including many marriages. If you are wanting to get a divorce soon, you may be wondering about the status of the courts. The good news is, the courts are open and handling family law cases. However, it is not business as usual. So here are some […]

New Year’s Resolutions for the Recently Divorced or Separated

Reading Time: 4 minutes For many of us, 2020 was not the best year. If you went through a divorce or separation last year, it probably was even worse. Now it’s 2021, and a great time to make a fresh start. So here are 10 resolutions for people who are recently divorced or separated. And if you are someone […]

Don’t File A Texas Divorce Without An Attorney

Reading Time: 8 minutes Today, thanks to the internet, we have access to an incredible amount of information. With just a few taps on a keyboard, you can learn how to do anything. But ask yourself this: Would reading a few articles and watching a video about divorce without an attorney make you an expert? In Texas, the divorce […]

Divorce After An Affair: I Cheated And It Cost Me

Reading Time: 7 minutes I was caught cheating on my wife. One thing quickly became clear: we could not stay together any longer and we made the decision to separate. I wondered how this decision would affect my divorce after an affair, so, I did some research. Apparently, the couple’s reason behind a couple’s divorce in Texas can impact […]

Divorce For Domestic Violence

Reading Time: 5 minutes Every year, more than 80,000 Texans are victims of domestic violence and this includes both men and women. If your abuser is your spouse, you should strongly consider divorce for domestic violence and leave your abuser.  Divorcing an abusive partner can be a stressful process, but the law is on your side. In these cases, […]

Pandemic Change for Texas Divorce

Reading Time: 6 minutes COVID-19 has impacted almost every aspect of our lives, including divorce. Here are a few things to know about the pandemic has changed divorce proceedings and court orders in Texas—and about how the pandemic may be affecting your marriage. The Supreme Court of Texas has ruled that courts should not hold nonessential proceedings in-person. This […]

Signs Your Marriage Is In Trouble

Reading Time: 8 minutes No one wants to admit that they’re ready to break their marriage vows. Though unhappy couples don’t make the decision to end their relationships lightly, the decision to split can sometimes be the right one. There’s no point trudging through life in a miserable, dysfunctional relationship. Living angry and sad all of the time certainly […]