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 […]
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 […]
Foreigners seeking to come to America must typically obtain a visa. The two types of visas that exist are an immigrant and non-immigrant visas. Foreign nationals should consult an Immigration Attorney to assist them with the processing of their documents. There exist various types of immigrant visas.
Divorce is almost always a very difficult process, but in Texas, the community property laws make it even more important to hire a qualified property division attorney. Texas is a community property state; this means that most property and assets acquired during the marriage belong to both spouses and usually are divided equally. Any separate […]
Texas offers both fault and no-fault grounds for divorce. In addition, parties will have to meet jurisdictional requirements to be able to file for either a fault or no-fault divorce. Generally, this means that at least one of the parties resided in Texas for the past 6 months and resided in the county they want […]
Cohabitating couples, or those involved in a common law marriage, may face a few challenges trying to claim money after their partner died. Fortunately, Texas is one of a few states that does honor common law marriage. An Austin family attorney should be able to help in these cases.
Separated parents are often faced with the question of whether they can take a child out of state or the country without the other parent’s permission. The answer to this question is not always clear and may depend on whether there is custody order in place. To avoid any issues, parents in this situation should […]
A Texas couple is facing scrutiny by the courts and child welfare services after their 11 children were found to be severely abused and neglected. Recently, a court ruled that the couple’s eleven children will remain in foster care and in state custody after an investigation found evidence of abuse and neglect. Criminal charges have yet to […]
For better or worse… these are words that most people proclaim during a marriage ceremony. Unfortunately, many people forget the “for worse” part of the marriage vows and decide to give up on the marriage and on each other. A divorce attorney is a person who gets to see the ugliest parts on a marriage; […]
The Cedar Park Chamber Of Commerce has announced it will join the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce among other Texas and national business organizations in opposing the U.S. Department of Labor overtime rule. Emerging details indicate that the Texas governor is also among those opposing the new law. The new rule proposes raising the threshold […]