Month: August 2018

POSTED IN Divorce ON August 29, 2018

What can I do to minimize Divorce costs?

What can I do to minimize Divorce costs?

Going through a divorce can be one of the most challenging periods of your life. Things are likely to be difficult both emotionally and financially even if the split is amicable. Moreover, divorces can quickly turn messy and have the potential to be incredibly expensive. Unfortunately, time is often the only thing that can finally […]

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POSTED IN Spousal Maintenance ON August 24, 2018

How is Spousal Maintenance decided and can it be Modified?

How is Spousal Maintenance decided and can it be Modified?

When a couple is married, it isn’t uncommon for one person to work while the other stays home to care for the kids. It also isn’t uncommon for one spouse to have fewer or less valuable assets than the other. In a divorce, the spouse who has greater financial resources may be ordered to provide […]

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POSTED IN Divorce ON August 20, 2018

My spouse had more debt when we married, do I have to pay?

My spouse had more debt when we married, do I have to pay?

Finances may not be the top concern when a marriage comes to an end but sooner or later, you are bound to find yourself asking important questions about who is responsible for the debt. How debt is divided in a divorce can depend on many factors, including the type of debt, the agreement with creditors, […]

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POSTED IN Family law ON August 14, 2018

Why it’s important to speak to an experienced Trial Attorney

Why it’s important to speak to an experienced Trial Attorney

From celebrities to everyday working people, issues surrounding Family Law can have a big impact on people’s lives. A recent Time magazine article stated that while divorce rates in the United States have been declining, still approximately 17 of every 1000 individuals experience a divorce each year. Along with divorce comes a myriad of other […]

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POSTED IN Child custody ON August 7, 2018

What is Joint Custody?

What is Joint Custody?

Child custody is called conservatorship in Dallas. Child custody agreements must conform to the Uniform Child Custody Act. The Act seeks to decrease the possibility of conflicts when parents live in different states. Conservatorship is fluid and parents usually rely on family law lawyers like Robert Thornton to explain the complexity of joint custody. What […]

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