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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 is Child Custody Awarded in Texas?

Posted on: August 1st, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

Although a lot of things have changed because of COVID-19, the process of determining child custody in Texas has not. How you present your case may be different, but the facts that you must show remain essentially the same. The Courts still encourage parents to work together to develop a child custody solution that will…

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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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Understanding Child Support in Collin County

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

During a divorce, families must restructure their entire lives, including their finances. Figuring out child support is an important part of this process, though it is almost never easy. Both spouses need to participate in the creation of a plan and follow it precisely to make sure the kids retain their stability. Parents can make…

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What Is Equitable Distribution in Collin County?

Posted on: June 12th, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

Divorces are rarely easy, but Texas law tries to make them as fair as possible. It may not always feel like it, but divorce in Texas is designed to be a reasonable way to divide assets and address issues with children. Texas is a community property state, which means that separating assets can actually be…

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Serving Collin County During COVID-19

Posted on: May 24th, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, life marches on. Court closings, postponements, and delays are without question impacting family law processes, however, legal professionals continue to pursue their cases. At the Law Offices of Lauren Cain, we continue to monitor the situation. Despite closures, the Law Office of Lauren Cain is equipped for phone…

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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 Child Support Division Goes Virtual

Posted on: April 4th, 2020 by centipededigital

  Pandemics do not result in fewer concerns about child support in Texas. To be sure, many parents who make child support payments have lost their jobs. As a result, those parents have concerns about upholding child support obligations. Likewise, parents who receive child support payments have concerns about losing that support. As an article…

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