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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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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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Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted on: April 2nd, 2020 by centipededigital

  Parents in Collin County and Denton County and throughout the state of Texas have concerns about child custody during the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Star-Telegram, Governor Greg Abbott said school closures do not give parents the right to extend custody schedules. Schools in Texas are closed through April 3rd at the earliest. Parents…

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Fifth Circuit Family Law Case Could Affect Texas Adoptions

Posted on: March 31st, 2020 by centipededigital

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which considers Texas appeals, recently heard oral arguments in an adoption case. The case, Brackeen v. Bernhardt, concerns the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA). According to a recent report about the case in Vox, the court’s ruling could affect future Texas adoptions. The case began when…

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Texas Couples Should Have a Prenuptial Agreement

Posted on: March 27th, 2020 by centipededigital

Anyone who lives in Texas should think about entering into a prenuptial agreement before marriage in the event of divorce. According to a recent report from CNBC, the financial expert Suze Orman specifically addressed prenuptial agreements in Texas. Couples in Texas and other community property states should always have a premarital agreement in place. As…

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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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Child Custody

Posted on: February 25th, 2020 by centipededigital

The issue of the custody of a child can be such an emotional and contentious one in a divorce that many parents will try to save the marriage and avoid separation merely for a child’s sake. However, repairing a marriage is not always possible. When divorce is the best course of action for a family,…

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Using a Lawyer Against Child Protective Services

Posted on: February 19th, 2020 by centipededigital

  Being investigated by Child Protective Services (CPS) can be an extremely nerve-wracking experience for a parent, especially if the risk of losing custody of one’s child is a possibility. While CPS is obligated to act within a child’s best interests, there may be controversies over what’s best for a child and the efforts to…

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