When Family and Criminal Law Overlap in Texas Family Violence Cases

The law isn’t always clear-cut. There are many situations where legal issues overlap, and different perspectives are useful to achieve the best possible outcome. For example, at the Schneider Law Firm, we often handle complex cases when a fam...

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Do Parent Finances Affect Child Custody?

When one parent makes more money than the other, the one who makes less often believes they are at a disadvantage when it comes to child custody.In reality, custody decisions are made with many different factors in mind. Texas courts analyze nume...

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What To Expect During The Discovery Phase of Divorce

In most Texas divorces, both spouses agree to the break-up as well as how property should be divided, what the child custody arrangements should be, and how all other issues should be resolved. This is known as an uncontested divorce. But not every m...

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Will I Get Alimony In My Texas Divorce?

Divorce often leaves one spouse in a stronger financial position than the other. When this happens, the spouse who ends up with fewer financial resources may be entitled to receive alimony (referred to as "spousal maintenance" in Texas).Spousal m...

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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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