Parenting While Serving: Child Custody Tips for Military Parents
Parenting is challenging. However, when one or both parents serve in the U.S. armed forces, child custody arrangements can be even more difficult. One parent may be required to live on a military base or be deployed to another state or country with little or no notice, while the other has the responsibility for caring…Read More
The Difference Between Spousal Maintenance and Contractual Alimony
If you are seeking a divorce in Killeen or Copperas Cove, you may be able to seek (or have to pay) spousal support. This is extra money – separate from the marital property – that one spouse temporarily pays to the other to help support them financially after a divorce. Under Texas law, there are…Read More
Want to Avoid Divorce Litigation? Collaborative Law May Be the Right Choice for You
No one goes into a marriage expecting to end it one day. The very nature of marriage is its commitment, something one hopes will last for the rest of their lives. However, sometimes it’s necessary to break that commitment, no matter how much it may hurt. Personalities and priorities can change, trust can be broken,…Read More
Medical Kidnapping Got Much, Much Harder in Texas
As a parent, your worst nightmare is your child becoming sick with a serious illness or cancer. You want your child to receive the best possible care, in a safe environment with the least amount of adverse side effects. But what happens if you and your child’s doctor disagree on treatment? As your child’s parent…Read More
Six Signs You Need a Divorce Lawyer
If you are ready to get a divorce from your spouse, you may be thinking that you can handle this process on your own, but you may be underestimating the hassle you are about to undertake, especially if you meet some criteria that would lead your divorce to be a messy one. While it is…Read More
How Do I Tell My Kids We’re Getting Divorced?
It’s probably one of the most difficult conversations you’ll have: telling your children why you and your spouse are getting a divorce. There’s no easy way of doing it, but if you’re lucky, your child or children will – at the very least – understand you and your decision. But is there a “right” way…Read More
Is Online Dating Worth the Real Risk of Divorce?
We are truly in the age of technology. Every day, new advances are finding new ways to connect people all over the globe, and as a whole this is great. We are a social species. We need interaction and connection, friends and acquaintances and family, to truly be happy, and all these new apps and…Read More
Social Media and Divorce – Be Cautious
Like many other Americans, you may be an avid user of social media to stay connected with family and friends. Social media is a great way to stay connected, especially during times when people aren’t able to see each other as regularly as usual. Sharing family photos, personal news, and big announcements on social media…Read More
Do Children Ever Have a Say in Custody Determinations?
Children have it tough during a divorce. They generally have to sit back and just go along for the ride even though it has a substantial effect on their lives. They often have no control over the course of their lives, which are now being complicated by a division of time between two households –…Read More
Spotting the Warning Signs of Domestic Violence
Everyone has a friend who has been involved in a volatile relationship. Maybe someone who cares about you tried to discuss it with you, or maybe they were too afraid of how you would react. Regardless of who the friend in trouble is, he or she needs help before it is too late. In 2018…Read More