Month: April 2018

POSTED IN Divorce ON April 30, 2018

What’s The Difference Between Alimony and Spousal Support?

What’s The Difference Between Alimony and Spousal Support?

Alimony or Spousal Support? If you’ve been ordered to pay child support in the state of Texas, but you can no longer afford the required amount, you need to speak to an attorney. In Texas, non-custodial parents are required to pay child support until their child reaches the age of 18 or graduates from college. […]

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POSTED IN Divorce ON April 23, 2018

What Happens In Texas If My Spouse Wants A Divorce But I Don’t?

What Happens In Texas If My Spouse Wants A Divorce But I Don’t?

If you’ve been hit with divorce papers, then know that you’re not alone. It’s actually pretty common for spouses to be served papers for a divorce that they don’t want to participate in, and we here at Thornton Law have witnessed this. Here are some of the most common reasons why a spouse wouldn’t agree […]

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POSTED IN Child custody ON April 16, 2018

How Can I Increase My Chances of Getting Full Custody During My Divorce?

Every divorce that involves children is complicated and usually ends up in court. If the case involves custody, you do not always get the results you want. At the same time, you don’t want to constantly argue with judges. Find a lawyer to guide you through the process, and also learn a few ways to […]

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POSTED IN Divorce ON April 9, 2018

How to File for a Divorce in Texas

How to File for a Divorce in Texas

In Texas, petitions are filed to end a marriage due to an irretrievable breakdown. Petitioners have the right to choose any grounds that apply when starting their case. The petitioner must meet all the requirements to receive a final decree. Local attorneys provide assistance for individuals who need answers about filing for a divorce. The […]

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POSTED IN Divorce ON April 2, 2018

How is Debt Divided in a Divorce in Texas?

How is Debt Divided in a Divorce in Texas?

If you are heading to a dissolution of your marriage, you need to have a basic understanding of the divorce process in Texas. One of the areas in which you need to become familiar is the manner in which a Texas court divides debt in a divorce case. Equitable Division of Assets and Debts The […]

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