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The Effect of COVID-19 on Alimony in Texas 

Posted on: September 29th, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

The Effect of COVID-19 on Alimony in Texas   The coronavirus is affecting virtually everyone’s lives today. But even amid a pandemic, life must go on, including regular family law proceedings. Hearings are still being conducted on divorce proceedings and modification of child support and alimony. However, COVID-19 is making some processes a bit more challenging.…

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How Long Will Alimony or Spousal Maintenance Last After My Texas Divorce?

Posted on: September 15th, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

How Long Will Alimony or Spousal Maintenance Last After My Texas Divorce?  Alimony in Texas is legally known as “spousal maintenance”. Regardless of what you call it, the concept is the same—it is a payment from one spouse to another that arises out of a divorce proceeding. How long these payments will last depends on…

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How Family Court in Texas is Dealing with Coronavirus

Posted on: September 3rd, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

How Family Court in Texas is Dealing with Coronavirus  Family law court in Texas is still moving forward despite COVID-19. As of June 29, 2020, Governor Abbott has continued the state of disaster in all 254 counties in Texas. While that does not mean that the courts are completely closed, there are restrictions, such as…

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Considering Divorce in Collin County, Texas During COVID-19

Posted on: July 28th, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

The Coronavirus pandemic has changed day-to-day living for a lot of people. You may not be able to go to the same places or generally act the same as you did before the crisis took hold in your area. Stress and anxiety about the pandemic are pretty universal feelings, but those feelings can often make…

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What to Expect During Your Divorce in Texas

Posted on: July 25th, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

As the need for divorce becomes a reality, your mind may start to race in anticipation of what lies ahead. When that happens, sleepless nights may come your way more often than not, leaving you feeling like a mess. If you want to keep your anxiety from getting the best of you, it is important…

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Fighting The Uphill Battle for Joint Custody as a Father

Posted on: May 22nd, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

Across the United States, fathers average just 35% of child custody time. In Texas, that average is more like 33%. Unfortunately, many fathers still face some stigma in attempting to get custody of their children. Some lawyers and judges assume that the children should be with their mother, even if the father is capable and…

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Divorce Considerations During the Coronavirus Crisis

Posted on: May 21st, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

Covid-19 has changed our lives, in some ways, potentially forever. It is changing the way we work, how we interact socially and it is impacting our relationships. For some, it is having an impact on divorce considerations and proceedings. Whether you are in the midst of divorce proceedings or whether the situation has caused you…

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Most Divorce Hearings in Texas Put on Hold

Posted on: April 5th, 2020 by centipededigital

Anyone who had a divorce hearing scheduled in Collin County or Denton County in the upcoming days will need to wait. According to an article in The Dallas Morning News, Collin County and Denton County courts recently suspended all non-essential court matters. Citing the risks associated with the novel coronavirus, Collin County and Denton County…

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Texas Divorces Can Be Expensive

Posted on: March 24th, 2020 by centipededigital

Texas divorces can be very expensive, both financially and emotionally. Texas law allows a married couple to have a divorce finalized 60 days after the petition for divorce. However, most divorces end up taking much more time. According to a recent report in The Center Square, the average cost of a Texas divorce is $15,600.…

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Divorce

Posted on: February 28th, 2020 by centipededigital

  The Law Office of Lauren Cain is exclusively focused on the practice of family law and divorce. Our mission is to provide our clients with the legal guidance, support and advocacy that they need to overcome the complex emotional and financial issues associated with family law. When facing the end of your marriage, the decisions…

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