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Is Texas a 50/50 State?

Am I entitled to 50% of our community estate in Texas … the short answer here is no. Despite what you may have heard, Texas is not a 50/50 community property state, and to say so would be an oversimplification. Rather than a half and half division of community property,

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open adoption in texas
Family Law

The Pros and Cons of an Open Adoption in Texas

If you are considering adopting a child, you’re surely weighing the differences between open and closed adoptions. If you are a birth parent who will be placing their child for adoption, you’ll be weighing these options as well. While a closed adoption is the right choice for some families, we’ll

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Custody Arrangements
Child Custody

What to do if Your Ex Won’t Follow Your Custody Arrangements

Once you’ve gone through the hassle of finalizing your divorce and hashing out a detailed parenting plan with your ex, you’d hope that things would be smooth (or at least smoother) sailing going forward. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Sometimes things are bitter between exes and one refuses to

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child support in Texas
Family Law

How Much Child Support in Texas Am I Going to Receive?

Since jurisdictions vary, figuring out your child support in Texas is complicated. While asking yourself, “how much child support am I going to receive?” you will need to take into consideration several factors. Keep in mind that it’s an estimate. There’s no guarantee you’ll get a specific amount until the order is actually put in place. 

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Child Custody Mediation in Texas
Child Custody

What You Need to Know About Child Custody Mediation in Texas

Child custody mediation is something that may seem intimidating at first, but it is most commonly a good thing for resolving issues with your child custody case. Here’s what you need to know about child custody mediation in Texas!  Know What You Want If you don’t know what you want

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