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New divorce film covers split from child’s point of view

Hollywood frequently churns-out films on the subject of modern family life and the recently-released movie What Maisie Knew exemplifies the strife that can result from a contentious divorce. In the movie, a 6-year-old girl observes her parents’ bitter split and subsequent custody dispute. The movie involves each parent focusing on their own desires, rather than their daughter’s needs.

Being proactive in anticipation of a high asset divorce

In many Houston-area divorce cases, the proceedings are complicated by the fact that one or both parties has a relatively high net worth. Some people are business owners, some may earn a high income through their career, and some may hold the keys to family wealth. In cases of a high asset divorce, there are steps that individuals can take to secure their financial futures following a split.

Division of property starts with understanding a state's system

When a couple divorces in the state of Texas, emotional flare-ups can overshadow more seemingly mundane concerns, such as finances. However, as a couple proceeds through the divorce process, attention eventually turns to the distribution of the marital estate. Understanding property division is a task best left to professionals, though, especially in a community property state like Texas.

Divorce mediation can ease worries of divorcing moms

With May being the month in which mothers are celebrated in the U.S., it is important to remember that many mothers carry extra responsibilities these days. One such additional burden is divorce and all the issues that accompany the re-forming of a family unit. In Texas, however, moms seeking a fresh start have several options available, from a litigated divorce that goes to court to divorce mediation that limits court involvement.

Prenups can express wishes relating to furry, feathered concerns

Many people assume the process of divorce can be divided into two distinct areas: the emotional concerns of child custody and visitation, and the more administrative issues such as property division. However, in Texas as well as other states, deciding who gets what can be quite emotionally-charged as well.

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