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What Are the Effects of Domestic Violence on Children?

Posted by brian on March 5, 2018

Domestic violence inflicts physical, psychological, emotional, economic and/or sexual harm. Perpetrators could be of either gender or any relation to the abused. Abusive acts could be punches, verbal assaults, or refusing to provide food or education. What do children who have experienced domestic violence have in common with combat veterans? Both groups often suffer from […]

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How long does a divorce take?

Posted by admin on February 19, 2018

When going through the divorce process, hiring an attorney that is familiar with the process is essential. In determining the length of the entire divorce process, you should take into consideration whether or not the divorce will be contested. Uncontested divorces take place when both sides have reached an agreement. In this type of divorce, […]

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Estate Plan

Posted by admin on September 21, 2017

You should begin planning for the future of your assets and loved ones now. Organize all your legal documents and ownership titles. For more information click here

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What is the difference between estate planning and a will?

Posted by admin on July 7, 2017

One of the most important, but frequently overlooked, financial responsibilities that all people have is properly organizing and preparing their estate for the future. When looking to plan for the future, many people consider creating a will and not pursuing any further option. While a will can have value, it would be wise to consider […]

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How to choose a good family law attorney?

Posted by admin on April 10, 2017

If you´re going through a family law situation, such as getting a divorce or trying to secure custody of your children, you are probably looking for a good Austin family attorney. If you don’t have much experience in working with lawyers, you might not be sure of what to look for. These are a few […]

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What are the grounds that can grant me full custody?

Posted by admin on March 8, 2017

Divorce is never easy, especially when child custody is involved. While many couples agree on custody arrangements, some cannot and a custody battle ensues. Below is an overview of what grounds can help grant one parent full custody of minor children. If you are facing this issue, consider contacting a Cedar Park Child Custody Attorney […]

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What Are The Steps I Need To Take For Divorce?

Posted by admin on December 26, 2016

Divorce is a difficult time in anyone’s life. It is never an easy decision to end a marriage because it impacts the entire family. However, there are ways to make the entire process easier for everyone. These are some of the steps you need to take to obtain a divorce in Austin, Texas. Texas law […]

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My Husband And I Are Separated And He Lives In Another State. What State Do We File For Divorce In?

Posted by admin on December 13, 2016

The divorce process potentially becomes complex when the applicable parties no longer reside in the same state. Because each state is different, divorcing partners should research the requirements of each and choose the option that offers the least amount of obstacles. The person filing for divorce, however, must meet the residency requirement of the particular […]

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Is It Possible To File For Spousal Support?

Posted by admin on December 7, 2016

Spousal maintenance, often called “alimony,” is not always ordered in Texas divorce cases and will only be ordered if certain criteria are shown. In general, according to the Texas Family Code, available here, spousal maintenance may be ordered if the spouse seeking maintenance will lack sufficient property to meet their reasonable minimum needs following the […]

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Can Alimony Last The Rest Of My Life As Long As I Don’t Get Re-married?

Posted by admin on November 25, 2016

Getting divorced and expecting that alimony check to last forever? Not so quick. Although alimony payments immediately end after a spouse gets re-married without further court order, alimony also normally does not last the rest of the recipient’s life unless some very specific circumstances exist. The law can be very complicated, which is why it […]