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For Texas veterans, marriage can cost them benefits at divorce

The U.S. military tries its best to take care of its former servicemembers once they leave the service, especially career soldiers or Marines. Military and disability benefits help veterans as they come home from war with injuries, or as they age.

The unconscionability ground for invalidating a Texas prenup

Generally, here in Texas, prenuptial agreements that a couple reached regarding how property is to be split in a divorce are enforceable in the event that the couple does in fact end up divorcing. However, there are a couple of grounds under which a prenuptial agreement can be found unenforceable by a court in a divorce case. We will go over one of these grounds today: the unconscionability ground.

Proper preparation can help prevent divorce mistakes

There are many different situations in which mistakes can be costly. Divorce is one of these situations. Divorce proceedings can deal with many different issues of significant importance, including child custody, child support and division of property. Thus, mistakes during such proceedings, even ones that at first glance may not seem that big, can end up having impacts on rather major things, such as a person's post-divorce financial situation or their parental rights.

Could wealth play a role in how impacted a child is by divorce?

A divorce is a major life event that can deeply affect the divorcing parties. Thus, it is hardly surprising that, if the divorcing parties have kids, the kids can be significantly impacted as well. Sometimes, kids will exhibit behavioral changes following a divorce. Recently, a study reached some interesting findings regarding which children are particularly prone to behavioral changes after their parents divorce.

Duchovny and Leoni settle details of their divorce

There are few things in life, if any, that parents care about more than their children. Thus, it is of little surprise that issues regarding the kids are generally a major concern for parents when getting divorced. Among the arrangements regarding the kids that generally need to be reached in a divorce are arrangements related to where the kids will live, who gets to make decisions regarding the kids and how the financial support of the kids will be handled.

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.

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