How Does Division of Property Work in Common Law Marriage?

Texas is one of only eight states, as of 2022, that have legislation allowing the formation of common law marriages. Sometimes called “marriage without formalities” or “informal marriage,” common law marriages are therefore legal in our stat...

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Appealing a Divorce: What to Do If You’re Unhappy With the Outcome of Your Divorce

Not everyone feels satisfied with the outcome of their divorce. Sometimes, in the course of a divorce, things happen that seem unfair or downright wrong. It can seem like you weren’t heard or that key factors were ignored by attorneys and the cour...

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Child Custody and Religion in Texas

Sometimes, parents’ religious practices are a point of conflict for a family. When one parent holds certain beliefs that the other parent does not hold, who makes the decisions about how to raise the child? What happens when one parent disagrees w...

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How to Protect Your Child’s Important Relationships in a Divorce

There’s an old adage that it takes a village to raise a child. It’s true. As they grow, children are shaped by the community they grow up in and by the relationships they form with others—family members, trusted adults, and friends.So what...

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