Best Personality Traits Your Lawyer Should Possess

Attorneys are not a class of people who enjoy a stellar reputation. In many cases this is something that is undeserved with thousands of dedicated men and women working in the best interests of their client and to uphold justice.   Yet there are others that blur the lines of morality whilst racking up an…

Best Argument Techniques Utilized By Lawyers

Depending on your background and taste for a healthy debate, attorneys can make for excellent arguers. Whether it is in a court of law or simply taking council with their client, qualified lawyers have been taught the art of the convincing others regardless of the circumstances or even the facts in some cases.   This…

Legal Separation

Many people in the state of Texas often ask the question if they can file for a legal separation. The answer is no, Texas does not have an option for filing for a legal separation. It is important to understand that every state has their own set of laws and statutes that govern all aspects…

What About Custody

Custody of the children is often the greatest concern during a divorce. In the past, it was often believed that custody would automatically go to the mother. Women give birth to children, breast-feed them, and presumably provide the majority of the nurturing in the home. However, we live in a modern world. The modern day…

Civilized Divorce

When one first thinks of divorce, often scenes of intense court battles designed to discredit the other spouse come to mind. However, it is possible for some couples to divorce without the stereotypical “War of the Roses” power struggle. In fact, some couples initiate what is known as a “Civilized Divorce”. In a Civilized Divorce,…

Child Support Laws

Divorce is a painful process, and it is always a difficult time for the children that were conceived during the marriage union. Child support is a very important issue that affects both parties. For the parent who is providing the majority of the care, child support is often necessary to ensure that the child or…

Will I Pay Alimony Or Spousal Support

When a couple divorces there are many issues to take into consideration. Yet, for some couples, one parent may have stayed home and never entered the work force while the other parent worked and financially supported the family. For these cases, it may be necessary for the spouse who was financially secure to help support…

Grounds For Divorce

The state of Texas has recently become a “No Fault” state. What this means, is that neither party needs to prove anything beyond Insupportability to be granted a divorce. Insupportability states that the marriage is insupportable, that there is so much dissension, and incompatibility the marriage is no longer viable. The majority of divorces in…

Regarding Property Division

When a couple is married they begin to acquire a lot of possessions. As the family grows, they share children, real estate, businesses, furniture, cars, beach homes, trusts, bank accounts, and more. It is wonderful while the marriage is thriving to share your belongings with each other, yet when a couple decides that it is…

Marriages And Divorce

Not all states recognize or have legal provisions for Common Law Marriages. However, Texas does. A Common Law Marriage is entered into when two people have declared that they are married. The practice of Common Law Marriages dates back to the frontier days. In the state of Texas, there simply were not enough pastors or…