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Uncategorized January 22, 2019

Can Mediation Help Us Get Through Divorce?

Divorce Lawyer Divorce can be a heartachingly prolonged process, particularly if the spouses separating are at odds with each other the entire way through. Not only that, but divorce can be costly and quickly drain a person’s bank account. Despite divorce perhaps being the right choice for both partners, it still is unlikely to be […]

Uncategorized January 17, 2019

Alternatives to Attending Court During Divorce

Divorce Attorney Austin, TX Going to court over a divorce can be time-consuming, inconvenient, expensive and tiresome for most people. Divorce can be a tedious and prolonged process that may take several months, up to a year or longer before finalization. Those who are looking for alternatives to resolving divorce terms besides attending court, can […]

Uncategorized January 13, 2019

Issues with Dads and Joint Custody

Child Custody Lawyers Just because you are the father does not mean you have to give up spending any time at all with your children in your divorce settlement. Nowadays, in most states, the gender of the parent is no longer a factor when deciding custody. Dads need to be aware of this and not […]

Uncategorized December 17, 2018

What Do I Need to Know About My Child Custody Battle?

Mediation Lawyer Austin, TX Fighting over child custody can be one of the most painful things any parent may have to go through. It can be distressing to think that your children may be taken away, when they mean so much to you. Parents who are negotiating with their ex about child custody terms, may […]

Uncategorized December 17, 2018

Updating Your Estate After a Divorce

Divorce Lawyers Austin, TX Going through a divorce can seem like a whirlwind with so much going on, not to mention the emotional stress and with children, this can be magnified a thousandfold. But even as you get settled into a new routine, home, and schedule for you and your children, you may have time […]

Uncategorized November 18, 2018

Child Support and Children Who Are Not Yours

Child Support Lawyers in Austin, TX There is much confusion as to a man’s obligation to pay child support for children who are not their biological children. Men may be concerned about their legal and moral responsibility toward a child they did not father or adopt. A child support lawyer has information about this and […]

Uncategorized August 28, 2018

DUI and Child Custody

It is common knowledge that if you drive while under the influence, you could face serious consequences. Even if it is your first mistake, receiving a DUI charge can have lasting impacts on your life, so it is important to contact a DWI lawyer Fairfax, VA residents rely on. One penalty that many people do […]

Uncategorized June 14, 2018

Child Custody Issue: When Your Ex Has a New Partner

It is somehow inevitable after a couple goes through a divorce that both of them will begin dating again at some point. Other than a potential emotional impact, if a divorced couple had no children, then dating others should not matter. But when they are both co-parents then who each spouse dates often does become […]

Uncategorized April 17, 2018

How a Personal Injury Settlement Can Affect Child Support Payments

Child support payments are generally determined by weighing the parent’s income in with the cost of raising the child or children. This calculation is not so simple, however, as the amount can vary based on state laws and specific circumstances. A personal injury settlement is an example of a special circumstance. If you have received […]

Uncategorized March 18, 2018

Estate Planning and Blended Families

As the divorce rate increases, so too does the number of second and subsequent marriages. Many couples who are remarrying also have children from prior relationships. More and more families becoming “blended families” and that leaves many couples to seek the advice of an estate planning attorney to find out how they can protect the […]

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