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November 2017 Archives

Jointly held credit card debt could be a liability in divorce

A divorce in Texas often involves untying the financial knots that bind spouses. While the divorce decree should determine who pays what debts, sometimes people need to take action on jointly held credit cards prior to the completion of the divorce process.

Divorce and finances

Texas couples who get divorced will find that their lives may change in more ways than one, particularly when it comes to their finances. This is especially true for people who get divorced later in life and near their retirement age, when they may not have the opportunity to save what they need to have a comfortable retirement. However, there are some steps they can take to have a secure financial future.

Being thorough when it comes to business interests in divorce

If you are the owner of a business, chances are, you may place a high priority on safeguarding its longevity. With the amount of time and effort you invest in your company, you probably don't want to see it come to harm, but if you are currently facing the end of a marriage, you may have concerns about how the process will impact your enterprise.

Tyrese may handle his custody case without legal counsel

Entertainment news sources report that Tyrese's lawyer has filed for a substitution of attorney in connection with the artist's continuing custody battle with his ex-wife, and fans in Texas and other states may want to know more. Sources suggest that Tyrese will likely represent himself in the custody case unless he retains another lawyer before his next scheduled court date. He was expected to return to court for a hearing on Nov. 14.

How to properly manage finances in a divorce

Texas residents and others who are going through a divorce may find that it is an expensive process. Among the most common costs are hiring a lawyer and losing potentially valuable assets when marital property is divided. Furthermore, it may be more difficult for someone to live on a single income after leaving a relationship. While hiring an attorney may be expensive, doing so may help protect an individual's rights and stop a spouse from possibly releasing personal information.

Will my service in the military affect my divorce?

Divorce is difficult no matter what you do for a living, but it can be especially complex for Texas individuals who serve in the military. Several factors can make the end of a marriage difficult for military members and their spouses. If you are facing a military divorce, you would be wise to know what is ahead and how you can protect your interests. 

Felon who went viral is in trouble with divorce case

For many single parents in Texas, raising a child goes along with worrying about everyday expenses and other financial financial needs. Child support disputes are often stressful and unpleasant affairs, but they are necessary when making legal determinations about the best interests of the child. Celebrity parents are not exempt from child support obligations and disputes; this much is made clear with a case involving a male model who rose to fame after his mugshot went viral on social media.

Agreeing to create a parenting plan together is the easy part

You and your estranged spouse may have reached a point where you can sit down together and discuss the terms of your divorce. You may have gotten there by agreeing that you need to work out an amicable solution for the sake of your children. You don't want to put them through a contentious court battle and you want them to know that you are both committed to raising them together regardless of whether you remain married.

Tips for negotiating coparenting after divorce

Some Texas fathers who are getting a divorce might be familiar with the stereotype that divorced fathers are uninterested in spending time with their children. The truth is that for many divorced fathers, time with their children is very important. Fathers may want to think about what kind of options will be acceptable to them regarding custody and visitation. Options they might consider include shared or joint physical custody or even sole custody.