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Who pays for the children's college education?

When a family is going through a divorce, there are many things that need to be worked out. Property division is one of the main issues surrounding divorce, but if children are part of the family, child support and visitation can also be contentious. Children have many expenses that are associated with their care and upbringing, with college expenses being one of the largest expenses. But who pays for college when there is a divorce and mediation?

Preparing your finances before divorce

Many people anticipating a divorce go through a combination of relational and financial complications. Fortunately, by taking calculated steps to organizing finances, monetary concerns can be alleviated. Divorces can be expensive, especially with assets and children involved. Learn how to begin getting your finances figured out before the divorce proceeds.

Divorce mediation offers an alternative to litigated divorce

Conflict can be the reason that a couple chooses to divorce, but not every Houston divorce is replete with fighting. In fact, some couples are able to work through the important negotiations of bringing their marriages to an end without the emotional stress of attending courtroom hearings. Couples that are able to do this are often well suited to use divorce mediation as a means of ending their relationships.

How does a divorce mediation work?

When a Houston couple decides that their marriage is over, it can be an extremely emotional time. The emotional stress and complexities of a divorce can bring hardship to a person. A divorce that goes through a divorce mediation instead of a litigated divorce can be a good alternative for many families.

Basics of a military divorce

When a couple has decided that their marriage will be ending in a divorce it can be an emotional rollercoaster. For military families there are certain special rules that apply to a divorce and mediation. It is important to take the time necessary to learn about the special issues that can be involved in a military divorce.

Divorce mediation can be beneficial for both partners

When a Houston couple believes their marriage is heading for divorce emotions can be at an all-time high. A divorce is often costly and traumatic for both partners. For some, it may make sense to pursue alternative options to traditional divorce, such as divorce mediation.

Grandparents' visitation rights

Many children in Texas are lucky to have families that love and care about them. In the event of a divorce, however, it can be difficult for grandparents who are stuck in the middle. They may still want to see their grandchildren after the divorce is finalized and it is often in the child's best interest to maintain these relationships regardless of child custody.

What happens to child support if a parent goes to prison?

Texas residents who are going through or have gone through a divorce know that there can be many complications. Each divorce or mediation is unique and can have many different aspects that require special attention. Child support is one issue that is important for many families. But what happens to child support if a parent goes to prison?

Divorce and college planning

Divorce raises a number of challenging topics for families. From property division to child custody and everything in between it can be a very confusing and emotional time for everyone. Parents going through a divorce may want to keep in mind some issues that relate to college funding.

Mediation and domestic violence in a Texas divorce

There may come a time in a Texas divorce where the court sends the parties to mediation. For many couples, mediation is a less stressful and less costly alternative to litigation. It is supposed to be a safe process for couples to hash out their differences and come to an agreement regarding a variety of divorce issues. However, what does Texas state law have to say about mediation when one of the parties involved is the victim of domestic violence?

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