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How Does Money Get Divided in a Divorce in Texas
During a divorce, the division of money and other assets is often at the center. Texas is a community property state, meaning that all assets acquired during the marriage are presumed to be community property and therefore divided between spouses in a Texas divorce....
My Spouse Just Asked For A Divorce; What Do I Do?
My Spouse Just Asked For A Divorce; What Do I Do? When a spouse asks for a divorce, it’s critical to stay level-headed and focus on what you should do next. This is undoubtedly tough to do. You may feel shocked, confused, angry, or even unsure of how to react....
How to Have an Amicable Divorce Outside the Courtroom
How Can Thompson Law Help Me Settle My Divorce Amicably? A common misconception is that all divorces are expensive, long, complicated, and bitter. This is false. Many Texas divorce cases are resolved outside of court by agreement. Indeed, uncontested divorces...
Can I Change Divorce Attorneys If I Don’t Like the Attorney I Hired?
Sometimes a client doesn’t get along with their divorce attorney. Maybe the attorney isn’t returning phone calls or emails, or maybe the lawyer isn’t getting the desired results. Whatever the reason, you can change lawyers in the middle of a divorce in Texas. ...
What Is Fraud And What Can You Do About It?
Do you think your spouse has been hiding money, spending money on others, or spending money in an intentionally unreasonable way during the marriage? Have you started divorce proceedings but now you are noticing a depletion of the community funds, none of which you...
How Does Divorce Mediation Work?
Divorces can be challenging, and courts can get daunting - if you're looking to settle your divorce amicably and simultaneously out of court, you might want to seek divorce mediation or hire a divorce attorney. What Is Divorce Mediation? Mediation is an...
Key Events in Child Protective Services Litigation
A Texas CPS case can get quite complicated, especially when it occurs alongside a divorce. By now, you should have been contacted by CPS (typically by phone) which means you need to place a call to an experienced CPS attorney immediately. They will work with you...
Family Law & Child Protective Services: From Start to Trial
Remember the hypothetical family in the “vodka tonic incident” outlined in our last post? Fast forward to the aftermath. After that night, the couple decides to get divorced. However, the wife also calls Child Protective Services, who investigates and opens a case....
When you Have Both Family Law and a CPS Case
Imagine a woman having two vodka tonics every night, and almost every night she and her husband get into an argument. She likes to throw her vodka tonic in his face (just the liquid, and not the glass). Just last night, the wife had two vodka tonics, as usual. She...
How do I Ask for a Prenup?
If you’re thinking about a prenuptial agreement, you may be feeling nervous about bringing up the topic with your fiancé or partner. You may be asking yourself: How do I ask for a prenup? Or, maybe your fiancé wants a prenup and you feel uncomfortable about it. Don’t...
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