A parent deciding to relocate with his or her child to another state can make an already difficult custody situation even more contentious. Unless the parenting agreement the two of you drafted specifically speaks to relocations, then the prospect of a child being taken a long distance away from his or her other parent may be hard for him or her to take kindly to it. Judges are generally asked … [Read more...] about Relocating With Your Child as Primary Custodial Parent
Archives for September 2017
The thought of attending your first mediation session can be nerve wracking. You might be concerned over how your ex is going to act or what's going to be put out on the table that you're unprepared for. Luckily, if you enter the room armed with some insight as to what to expect, you'll be leaps and bounds ahead of others who've gone into it blind in the past. One of perhaps the most important … [Read more...] about Things To Do Before Heading to Your First Mediation Session
A new law went into effect across Texas on Friday, Sept. 1, making it illegal to text and drive. The long-anticipated law now makes it legal for motorists to text while inside their vehicles only if they're stopped in a safe place, reporting a crime or emergency or using a hands-free device. Any motorist who uses any portable, wireless device to either write, read or send an email while the car … [Read more...] about Texting and Driving Now Illegal in Texas Effective Sept. 1
Many dog owners expect that if they had the dog before marrying, then it'll automatically remain in their custody once the divorce is finalized. That's not necessarily the case though. While it is important who the dog belonged to prior to the marriage, it also matters who took care of it during the marriage. If you can prove that you were its primary caretaker throughout the relationship, then … [Read more...] about Who Gets to Keeps the Dogs When You Get Divorced?
You work hard to procure and maintain your estate. Therefore, it is only right that you be able to properly designate who benefits from what you possess after you pass on. If you divorce, you may wonder what will become of the parts of the estate that you previously left to your ex-spouse. You may find it surprising how a Texas divorce can affect your will. Will interpretation after … [Read more...] about Affect of a Texas Divorce On Your Will