Considerations for special expenses during a divorce

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A divorce involving Texas parents means not only the division of assets but also a consideration of the responsibilities and expenses related to raising their children. Child support settlements indicate what parents are responsible for, including en...

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Child custody and divorce may affect U.S. migration rates

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  Fifty years ago, it was more common for Texans to move to other states. This type of moving, called migration, is now occurring much less frequently across the U.S. Researchers have been baffled as to why migration rates have fallen so sign...

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Decide what to do with the house

Marital Property - The Home

Texas couples who decide to get divorced often wonder how to deal with certain aspects of the process. One common area that leads to contention is property division, especially deciding on who should receive the marital home. Property division com...

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Male unemployment among possible factors that lead to divorce

While neither economic independence for women nor sharing household chores more equitably seem to be major contributors to divorce, a study has found that unemployment for men may be a common cause. In Texas and throughout the country, marriages in w...

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Gray divorces may benefit from financial product

According to researchers at Bowling Green State University, people at or over the age of 50 divorced twice as much in 2014 as they did in 1990. While child custody is usually not an issue in 'gray divorce," divorces that happen later in life typical...

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Divorce settlement agreements and their importance

Disputes sometimes arise after estranged Texas couples have reached divorce settlement agreements. These agreements become the court's orders in the divorce case, and they control. It is very important that people understand what is included in their...

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Couples have options on settling divorces

On behalf of Wayne Ward of Law Office of V. Wayne Ward posted in Divorce on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Divorces can be unpleasant experiences, often resulting in expensive court battles, but Texas couples have several options that can make the proces...

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Divorcing homeowners often face tough choices

Splitting up assets is a major part of the divorce process. From small personal items such as dinnerware and books to large-ticket items like vehicles, all shared property must be dealt with. Even when a split is amicable, divorcing couples in Texas ...

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Divorcing spouses and financial planning

When a married couple goes through a divorce in Texas, there may be one spouse that is left with a lot less money. If people earned less income during the marriage and didn't save for retirement, they might have to petition for alimony payments in or...

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Texas and other states consider movement for joint custody

Fathers in Texas who are seeking joint custody of a child after a divorce might see a change in the way courts make this determination. Whereas in the past, it was nearly automatic that the mother would be granted custody with the father having limit...

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