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Top 100 FAQs about Texas Divorce
13 July 2022 by Turner Thornton
If you are considering divorce, or have already started the process, you probably have a ton of questions. How long will the process take? How is child custody determined? How will our property be divided? In this blog post, we answer the most common questions about Texas divorce and family law matters. We hope this comprehensive guide – Top 100 FAQs about Texas Divorce – will provide clarity during what is probably a confusing and emotional time. 1. How do I file for divorce in Texas?...
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The Top 5 Custody Disputes in Fort Worth
29 September 2022 by Turner Thornton
When couples with children divorce, major decisions must be made regarding custody and the issues that come with it, including child support, possession schedules, and education decisions. As you might imagine, the same contentious issues arise in many family cases – both at the onset of the divorce and even years down the road. In this blog post, our family law attorneys discuss the top 5 custody disputes in Fort Worth. 1. Primary Parent The most common custody disagreement we see at the beginning...
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Texas Postnuptial Agreements: What You Need to Know
26 September 2022 by Turner Thornton
Most of us have heard of prenuptial agreements, but what about postnuptial agreements? In Texas, a postnuptial agreement works similarly to a prenuptial agreement, but with one big difference: A postnuptial agreement is signed after a couple is married. A prenup is signed before the marriage. So what exactly is a postnuptial agreement and why might a couple want one during their marriage? In this article, our family law attorneys explain Texas postnupital agreements, including what is required in...
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What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order in Texas Divorce Cases?
15 September 2022 by Turner Thornton
If you are getting a divorce and have a retirement account, you will likely hear your attorney refer to a Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or QDRO. This is an important document in the divorce process, as it will order the division of a couple’s retirement savings. In this blog post, we will explain a QRDO and how it works in Texas divorce cases. While we don’t handle QDROs ourselves because it makes sense to use someone who works exclusively on QRDOs, we believe it is important for...
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Can You and Your Spouse Share a Divorce Lawyer in Texas?
14 September 2022 by Turner Thornton
Just this week, we received an email from someone wanting to know if she and her husband could share a divorce lawyer, as they are in “agreement about everything” and want to cut down on costs and make the divorce process as easy as possible. We get this question a lot. Obviously, most couples would like to end their marriage as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Unfortunately, sharing a divorce lawyer isn’t the way to cut corners. In Texas – or anywhere for that...
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What is the Role of an Attorney Ad Litem in Texas Family Cases?
12 September 2022 by Turner Thornton
When divorce, child custody, or other family matters get contentious or complicated, the judge will often appoint an “Attorney Ad Litem” to represent your child. The attorney is to advocate for the child during legal proceedings and protect his or her interests. Simply put, the attorney ad litem is the child’s attorney. In this article, we are going to explain the role of an attorney ad litem in Texas family law and answer some frequently asked questions. What is an attorney ad...
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Malicious Parent Syndrome: Does Your Ex Have This?
09 September 2022 by Turner Thornton
Divorce and child custody battles can bring out the worst in parents. When tensions run high, divorcing spouses sometimes engage in a type of destructive behavior called “Malicious Parent Syndrome.” In this article, we will answer common questions about Malicious Parent Syndrome and explain how it can cause irreparable damage to parent/child relationships and impact a family law case. What is Malicious Parent Syndrome? Malicious Parent Syndrome (MPS) is a type of vengeful behavior exhibited...
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What Should I Do if My Ex Calls CPS on Me?
07 September 2022 by Turner Thornton
Going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful times in your life. That’s especially true if children are involved. Emotions can run high and disagreements about parenting or discipline can blow up and become major obstacles. Nothing will ratchet up the tension more than one spouse calling Child Protective Services on the other. In this blog post, our attorneys will explain what you should do if your ex calls CPS and answer some frequently asked questions. What is CPS? Child Protective...
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