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July 2014 Archives

How does alimony work in Texas?

The end of a marriage doesn't necessarily stop all transactions or lines of communication between the ex-spouses. Divorced parents, for example, have to coordinate child custody matters and handle issues such as child support. Another post-divorce obligation is alimony.

Social media clauses showing up in prenuptial agreements

Many people probably think of prenuptial agreements as documents that just deal with asset division. However, there are actually a great number of different things such agreements can regard. The list of terms prenuptial agreements sometimes include is quite long, and it continues to grow as new types of concerns arise for marrying couples in our ever-changing world.

NFL owner's testimony likely to be part of child custody case

There are many different things that could raise a divorced parent's concerns when it comes to the well-being of their children, including the environment and people their children are or are likely to be exposed to when with the ex-spouse. Sometimes, concerns over such things lead to child custody disputes.

Federal benefits not available to all married same-sex couples

There has been a great deal of change lately here in America when it comes to how the law treats same-sex couples. Several states have legalized same-sex marriages and have made other family law mechanisms that have traditionally only been available to opposite-sex couples now available to same-sex couples. Also, many same-sex couples are now able to receive federal benefits for spouses.

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