Family Law Articles

Self-Help Tips for Men Going Through Divorce

Self-Help Tips for Men Going Through Divorce

Nearly forty to fifty percent of marriages end in divorce. That’s a scary statistic to think about. Divorce is never easy. Sure, there are some things you can do so that it’s not that difficult, but it’s a trying time for anyone. When your marriage dissolves, you’ve got a lot on your plate. There’s finances, custody, the house to […]

How Does Divorce Impact Student Loans in Texas?

How Does Divorce Impact Student Loans in Texas?

Divorce can be incredibly difficult, but with 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce, they’re not uncommon. It’s also true that student loans in Texas are common. The average Texan has over $26,000 in student loan debt. If you’re going through a divorce, you’re in a lot of pain. The decision to divorce is a difficult one, but it […]

What to Ask Your Collin County Divorce Attorney

What to Ask Your Collin County Divorce Attorney

Meeting with your divorce lawyer for the first time can be a nervous and uncomfortable situation. It doesn’t have to be, though, as long as you are prepared and collected. The amount of information surrounding a divorce can be overwhelming, so you shouldn’t be afraid to ask questions. In fact, lawyers prefer that you take […]

5 Steps to Hiring the Right Divorce Law Firm

5 Steps to Hiring the Right Divorce Law Firm

Though the overall United States divorce rate has dropped in recent years, if your marriage is ending it can be hard to take comfort in statistics. Even in the best circumstance, divorce is difficult and if you have a family it can be particularly challenging to manage. A divorce brings with it a lot of uncertainty, but […]

7 Ways to Protect Your Credit in a Divorce

Your credit score affects everything from your ability to qualify for a new credit card, car loan or home loan — to even your auto insurance rate. Here are seven ways you can protect your credit during a divorce. Run your credit report. Every credit or loan item on the credit report needs to be […]

Five Tips to an Easier Divorce

Divorces are granted according to the terms listed in a Divorce Decree.  Couples get a Divorce Decree either through settlement or trial.  Most cases settle — with very few actually making it all the way to a trial. When a case settles is largely dependent on the attitudes and positions taken during the divorce proceedings.  While […]

Divorce and College Savings Plans

Texas’ community property laws state that any property acquired by either spouse during the marriage belongs to both spouses equally. In the event of a divorce, the spouses must divide the property “fairly and justly” under the law. Accounts like college savings plans are subject to division just as an investment portfolio or bank account […]

Important Factors in a Gray Divorce in Texas

Sadly, the divorce rates in this country continue to rise among older couples. When couples divorce, it is never an easy decision for those involved or their families. However, when older couples divorce, it can be much more difficult because of the many years you and your spouse spent together. If you need help with […]