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October 2019
When a marriage ends, the court may order that one spouse pay the other person spousal alimony. Called spousal maintenance in Texas, this arrangement may occur when one person has much higher wages or earning potential than his or her former partner.  Learn more about how Texas determines spousal alimony in a divorce.  Eligibility for...
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In Texas, common law marriage is legally binding. If you decided to informally marry using common law, you may still need to get divorced when you want to part ways. There are a few things you must do for the marriage to be legal in the first place. Texas Family Code Chapter 2 Subchapter E...
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When couples in Texas decide that it’s time to get a divorce, you will first need to jump through a number of legal hoops. Among them is property division handling, an important step in any divorce that is handled differently depending on where you live. FindLaw takes a look at the property division laws in...
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Divorce in Texas affects a lot of things including credit rating which in turn might cause financial implications to the spouses in the long run. One overlooked area that divorce affects your life is your credit score.  A contested divorce can have a major impact, but even an uncontested divorce can still impact your credit...
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Child custody issues can be complex for countless reasons, from bitter disputes to uncertainty over one’s ability to take on responsibilities after a divorce. Splitting up parenting time can be tough, especially with busy schedules and changes from one week to the next. It is vital for people to do everything they can to protect...
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