One thing that is very important in the fight against domestic abuse is giving domestic violence victims opportunities to safely get away from their abuser. Domestic violence shelters can play a major role in helping with this important goal.
"In sickness and in health" is often part of your marriage vows. Unfortunately, that promise is not always kept among couples in the United States. A recent study found that married couples are more likely to get divorced when the wife gets sick.
In the first post of this two-part series in our Dallas divorce blog, we began a short discussion about how major life events and time itself can change people. It is certainly understandable that two people may choose to end a marriage that they essentially entered into as two different people.
The readers of our Dallas divorce blog know that they can plan for the future, but the truth is that life is unpredictable. We cannot always look down the road and know what our lives will look like in five years or 10 years. Events occur that can have a significant impact on who we are, what we want and how we see life.
Anyone who finalized their divorce this month was not alone. According to a recent news article, March has become known as the month of divorce. Some attorneys in Texas say they notice a spike in divorces in the third month of the year, but why?
There are many different types of court proceedings fathers who are divorced or separated from their children's mother can find themselves in when it comes to their children. One such class of proceedings are proceedings regarding what custody and visitation arrangement will be established regarding the children.
There are quite a few different things that it can be important for divorcing parents to keep in mind and factor in when it comes to what they do during and after their divorce. One is the age of their kids. This is because a child's age can impact what sorts of issues can arise in relation to the child in connection to a divorce.
In a divorce of parents, when one of the parents is granted primary custody of the kids, the other parent is generally ordered to make child support payments. One situation a Texas custodial parent, sadly, sometimes ends up facing is the noncustodial parent failing to make child support payments that were ordered.
There are many same-sex couples here in Texas who desire to get married. However, given the current state of Texas law on the matter, such couples are unable to marry here. This can leave such couples looking for alternatives.
Sometimes, a divorcing couple resolves property division issues and other financial issues related to their divorce through hammering out a financial settlement through negotiations. Financial settlement negotiations can touch on a wide range of different financial issues. Given how overwhelming dealing with lots of different financial issues can seem and the fact that a person may have stronger emotional feelings about some divorce financial issues than others, a person in a divorce may have a strong temptation to keep their focus locked on to just a few areas in such negotiations.
A divorce can end up impacting a person's finances quite a bit. Thus, there are many financial things it can be important to pay attention to when going through a divorce. One is the condition of one's credit.
There are quite a few things a person can be concerned about when they are in a divorce. Three such things are: