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Divorce

What are the Grounds for Filing for Divorce in Texas?

Posted by brian on April 26, 2019

Grounds for a fault-based divorce must be substantiated to the court. It’s no easy task, which is why it’s essential to hire an experienced lawyer.

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Child custody, Divorce, Family Law

What happens if my spouse and I can’t agree on custody of our children?

Posted by brian on April 22, 2019

If you are facing a divorce case, you may be wondering what to expect. In some cases, spouses are able to work things out and enter into a settlement agreement. In most cases, judges will approve a visitation schedule that parents have worked out themselves. When parents can’t agree, they may be ordered to attend […]

Williamson County Divorce Lawyer
Divorce

The Grounds for Divorce in Texas

Posted by brian on April 15, 2019

Grounds for divorce in Texas may be petitioned based on fault or no-fault declarations. If you are filing for divorce, a Williamson County Divorce Lawyer can explain how fault-based versus no-fault applies to your situation. No-fault requires no proof of wrongdoing. The petition informs the court of the request to dissolve the marriage. Common grounds […]

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Divorce

Non-cash compensation in a Texas divorce

Posted by brian on April 9, 2019

Divorce marks the end of one chapter of your life. It also marks the beginning of a new chapter and a positive turning point in your life. Before you can fully enjoy the new chapter of your life, you have to settle finances in your divorce. Divorce generally comes down to the division of marital […]

Divorce

Common Misconceptions About Divorce Mediation

Posted by brian on April 3, 2019

Divorce is not a pleasant process. It is sometimes filled with conflict and always fraught with emotion. It is also an expensive process, involving lawyers, paperwork, and fees. One way that the Jackson Firm seeks to make this process easier is by having people on staff who can serve as a Round Rock divorce mediation […]

Williamson County TX Family Lawyer
Child custody, Divorce, Family Law

Can Children Express Their Preferences in Texas Custody Proceedings?

Posted by brian on April 1, 2019

In Texas, child custody hearings allow each parent to present their case to the judge. The purpose of the hearing is to determine which parent is more suitable for the child and can provide the healthiest living environment. The judge renders their decision after evaluating each parent, their annual income, and the findings of a […]

Divorce Attorney in Round Rock Texas
Child custody, Divorce, Family Law

Is Collaborative Divorce a Good Choice?

Posted by brian on March 14, 2019

Where collaborative divorce is concerned, Texas has been a leader since 1991. Since that year, Texans have had the ability to avoid public, contentious divorce, and instead, reconcile their differences in a more cooperative environment. While it’s a great choice for many of the state’s couples, it’s not right for everyone. Read on to learn […]

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Divorce, Post Modification

Can a divorce decree be changed in Texas?

Posted by brian on March 4, 2019

Despite what the name suggests, a Final Decree of Divorce in Texas is not always final. Perhaps your former spouse took a new job and no longer has as much time to spend with the children as he or she once did. Perhaps the child visitation schedule set in your divorce decree does not match […]

Family Law Divorce Attorney Williamson County
Child Support, Divorce, Family Law

Consequences of not paying Child Support

Posted by brian on January 28, 2019

  Child support is a weekly or monthly support payment order that is meant to support minor children. Ignoring a child support order can reap very serious consequences. State and federal agencies are working in conjunction to penalize those who have delinquent child support payments. If you are in need of a good family lawyer, […]

Divorce Attorney Central Texas
Divorce, Property division

How can Adultery affect a Divorce in Texas

Posted by brian on January 21, 2019

  How property is divided during a divorce varies from state to state. In the state of Texas, adultery can play a huge role in how much the aggrieved party stands to get. While it is not considered a crime, adultery, under TPC § 6.003, is a violation of Texas’ civil laws. While many factors […]