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Preventing a Financial Disaster After a Divorce

With the U.S. divorce rate ranging between 40 to 50 percent, there are many people dealing with post-marriage life in Texas. The transition can be financially crippling for those who had combined savings and/or debts with their former partners.

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Dealing with College Costs in a Divorce

For many parents in Texas, university costs are a major concern. Statistics show that the cost of a university education has been rising consistently over the years, and this trend is expected to continue. The financial impacts of divorce can be significant, but a family law attorney in Texas can help divorcing parents to reach an agreement and a plan to pay for their children’s higher education.

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Negotiating a Parenting Plan in the Child's Best Interests

One of the hardest parts of the divorce process for couples with children involves determining custody and visitation arrangements. If you’re involved in a custody dispute, an experienced family law attorney may be able to help you negotiate a settlement that will enable you to get the time you want to spend with your children.

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What to Know About the Various Grounds for Divorce in Texas

While Texas allows for a no-fault divorce, there are some grounds for ending a marriage that can be used to simplify the legal process. For the past decade, there have been right around 80,000 divorces every year in the Lone Star State. If you’re thinking about ending your marriage, consider getting in touch with a Baytown family law attorney who can help you understand the different grounds for divorce.

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What the Best Interests of the Child Really Means

According to the CDC, the divorce rate was 3.2 per every 1,000 marriages in 2014. While that figure is lower than it has been in past years, it means that parents and children may need to prepare for life after divorce. In your divorce proceeding, the needs of the child are given top priority. Contact our family law attorneys to understand the factors that determine the best interests of the child.

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How to Determine the Correct Division of Marital Property

While divorce can be complicated, the proceedings will be more straightforward if you and your spouse can agree on how to divide the marital property. On average, there have been around 80,000 divorces per year in Texas over the past decade, many of which have had to contend with the property division process. That’s why divorcing couples often hire family law attorneys who can provide valuable legal advice and representation.

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What You Should Know About Visitation Rights for a Grandparent

If you have a grandchild that you would like to visit on a more regular basis, you should be aware of the various visitation right laws in Texas. In more than 50 percent of child visitation cases, the visitation rules and guidelines are not decided by the court, which means that family members can oftentimes make the final decision on visitation.

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What Do Texas Visitation Rights Entail

When you’re seeking a divorce and you have children, it’s likely that you will need to deal with visitation rights during the process. In 2013, around 50 percent of noncustodial parents had visitation rights with their children. If you want to know more about visitation rights and how they apply to your case, contact one of our family law attorneys.

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Dissolving a Common-Law Marriage in Texas

Texas is one of only nine U.S. states that recognize common-law marriage. The dissolution of this type of union can be fraught with many of the same types of issues that beset formally married couples who are contemplating divorce, so the services of a family law attorney can be very useful.

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Aspects of Child Support You Should Understand Prior to Your Divorce

For those who have children, child support is among the most important issues that will need to be agreed upon or settled by a judge when a marriage ends. If you’re ready to file for a divorce and you require representation, get in touch with our child support attorney at Stewart Law PLLC to discuss your particular situation.

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