Tips to manage a divorce from an angry spouse

Mar 1 2017 - Posted by , in Divorce

Most divorces result because one person, not both, decided that the relationship was over. This can cause feelings of consternation, anger, and confusion – a dangerous combination while you engage in the delicate task of untangling two lives. Divorces are always messy, but they become more complicated if they are not properly planned. This post will go over how to deal with an angry spouse during a divorce. You may wonder, why would anyone be angry during …

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Divorce Requirements in Texas

Feb 15 2017 - Posted by , in High Asset Divorce

Once you have decided to get out of a bad marriage, it’s time to start the actual process of divorce that would separate you from your spouse in the eyes of the law. In Texas, one of the spouses has to be a legal resident of the state for at least six months in order to file for divorce. Also, the person needs to have resided in the country for a full 90 days before filing the …

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Preparing for a High Asset Divorce

Feb 13 2017 - Posted by , in High Asset Divorce

Divorces are rarely pleasant experiences, and the level of animosity rises when there is a great deal of money at stake. That is why certain preparations need to be made to ensure you get your share from the divorce proceedings. Sift through the records of your marriage, such as photos, receipts and other assets you own. If you have made any expensive purchases, make sure you carry the full documents relating to the buy. Keep …

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Divorcing later in life can lead to some complicated issues

Feb 2 2017 - Posted by , in High Asset Divorce

With many in the Houston area growing older, people may feel like they would like to make a new start with the time they have left. Divorce among older couples is on the rise, but that can lead to problems for these spouses. In many divorce situations, especially among older people, one spouse, typically the woman, has not worked in a significant amount of time. A divorce can complicate the finances of those who have not worked. …

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Pet custody addressed in the first state law of its kind in U.S.

Jan 27 2017 - Posted by , in Property Division

With divorce now common, family laws in most states have managed to adapt in ways that maximize the well being of children. An increasing number of states, for instance, are encouraging some form of shared custody. The reasoning behind this is that it is generally in the best interests of children to maintain strong ties to both parents, when possible. One area in which family law seems to be lacking is the treatment of pets. …

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Financial considerations during and after the divorce process

Jan 27 2017 - Posted by , in High Asset Divorce

There is no doubt that divorce impacts all affected parties emotionally, physically and financially. Unfortunately, because no two divorces are exactly alike, there is no “rule book” that spouses can follow in the wake of a decision to divorce in order to guarantee that they will emerge from the process emotionally, physically with financially stability. However, there are several considerations that individuals can contemplate and act upon in order to better ensure that their finances remain …

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The benefits of prenuptial agreements

Jan 25 2017 - Posted by , in Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements have many different benefits, including the protection of assets but they have many other helpful advantages as well. In general, prenuptial agreements outline property rights before marriage. There are many misunderstandings associated with prenuptial agreements and their benefits so it is helpful to have a good idea of the ways they can help couples in a variety of different situations. Prenuptials agreements are useful for the protection of one party’s assets; for protection …

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Your divorce doesn’t have to get ugly

Jan 23 2017 - Posted by , in Alternative Dispute Resolution

If you are getting divorced or thinking about filing for divorce, you may think that you need to start arming yourself for battle. After all, most divorces we read about in the news or on social media seem to depict a painful, expensive and combative process. However, the truth is that you don’t have to go through contentious courtroom conflicts. With alternative dispute resolution methods like collaborative divorce and mediation, you can minimize the bitterness and …

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Top reasons why your prenup could be contested

Jan 23 2017 - Posted by , in Prenuptial Agreement

When two people divorce in Texas, one of the most contentious processes they go through is the division of assets. To make this process a little easier, many people choose to have a prenuptial agreement in place before they get married. This document allows soon-to-be spouses to set rules for distribution, spousal maintenance and other financial matters that can cause great turmoil in the event of a divorce. However, just because you have a prenup …

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New bill challenges no-fault grounds for divorce

Jan 21 2017 - Posted by , in High Asset Divorce

When a Houston couple decides to end its marriage the parties to the union may do so either based on fault grounds or through a no-fault divorce. Fault grounds, which include but are not limited to adultery, cruelty, conviction of a felony and abandonment, demonstrate that the actions of one of the parties led to the deterioration of the marital relationship. No-fault grounds, on the other hand, simply suggest that the couple wants to end …

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