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Your Rights to Retirement Assets

If you are going through a divorce (or are contemplating one), it is essential that you do not neglect retirement assets in your case.

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Uncovering Hidden Income and Assets

A deceptive spouse can use tactics to give them time to hide income and assets that should be divided in divorce. Doing so is illegal, and so is attempting to uncover them in ways that violate Texas law.

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Common Misconceptions About Divorce & Family Law

There is plenty of information about family law and divorce on the Internet. However, not all information on the Internet is accurate, current, and complete. That is why many people cannot draw the line between fact and fiction.

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Understanding Child Custody in Texas

Splitting up a family with children is just a sad business. Even if it is necessary. If a couple must divorce, the children should be given top priority. A child of divorce still needs both parents.

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The Divorce Process in Texas

As an experienced divorce attorney in Plano, Texas, I can help you make the process as easy as possible. A divorce case starts with the petition.

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What Is The Role Of A Trial Attorney?

Many people in Texas deal with family law issues. This could involve estate matters or disputes of inheritance, divorce and child custody and a variety of other issues. These legal matters are very important to family members and the outcome of these cases often impacts those involved for the rest of their lives. To this end, it is vitally important that you get the best representation possible for your case. While there are many family law firms available to choose from in Dallas, there is one important and distinguishing factor that may set them apart: their experience with handling trials.

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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.

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Does Paternity Establishment Affect Visitation And Custody?

Establishing paternity is the first step to getting child custody or visitation rights in Texas. It also carries other rights and responsibilities with it such as requiring the father to provide support for the child and allowing the child to inherit from the father in the event of the father’s death.

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Child Support Modificatons

Child support, primary custody and visitation can be changed later. Texas law says these things can be changed if there is a material change in circumstances of the child or party. Material means important or substantial.

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Dealing with Divorce Debt

Just because a debt was run up during the marriage does not always mean both spouses are liable.

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