Connection—Confidence—Awareness

It's a connected world, and the power of connection is often in the confidence and awareness it provides—important factors when you need help resolving a legal problem. Below, you'll find access to the GetLegal blog, which will keep you updated and aware of trends or important issues.

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  • Texas Divorce Law—The Basics

    When you are considering filing for a divorce in Texas, it's important that you understand some of the basics before you file. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions. Do You Have to Be a Texas Resident? If So, For How Long? The Texas courts do not have jurisdiction in a divorce proc... Read more

  • Divorce in Texas—An Overview

    Thinking about filing for divorce in Texas? Here are some things you'll want to know. Qualifications to File in Texas Texas law requires that one of the parties reside in the state for at least six months immediately preceding the filing of a divorce complaint. This applies to military personn... Read more

  • The Higher Divorce Rates—Doctors or Businessmen?

    Though most people perceive that doctors are more likely to be involved in a divorce than individuals in other professions, a recent study actually suggests otherwise. The study, , published by The BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal), examined at the divorce rates of more than 6.5 million i... Read more

  • Parents of “Affluenza Teen” File for Divorce Again

    The parents of a Texas teen who escaped incarceration through the use of an "affluenza" defense have filed for divorce for a second time. Fred and Tonya Couch, the father and mother of Ethan, obtained a legal divorce before the young man killed four bystanders while recklessly driving a vehicle in 2... Read more

  • Tax Strategies for Divorce

    A divorce can have significant tax ramifications, so it's important that you plan accordingly. Here are some tips. Child Support and Alimony Payments It's important to understand the tax implications of both child support and alimony payments. As a general rule, alimony is deemed to be income... Read more

  • Successful Strategies for Moving On after a Divorce

    In the aftermath of a divorce, it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. You may, rightfully, feel a tremendous sense of loss or failure. Here are some suggestions to help you turn your divorce into a positive event in your life: Take time to get to know yourself again—Often, in an attempt to kee... Read more

  • Choosing Where You Live after Divorce because of Your Children

    Lea en español When you are involved in a divorce and there are minor children, one of your worst fears, as a non-custodial parent, is that your relationship with your children will suffer. Even if your relationship with your ex is strong, or he/she encourages access, you may choose to sta... Read more

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