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July 2014 Archives

Property division includes pets in Texas, co-owning possible

When you think of property division during a divorce, you probably think of items like furniture or vehicles. You probably don't think about your pets, but that is exactly what the courts consider pets. Horses, cats, dogs, small animals and other pets are all included in the property division proceedings in Texas. Because of this, it is important for you to understand what this means.

Military deployment causes issues with child custody

Imagine being in the middle of an ocean in a submarine beneath the surface of the water and learning that you might lose your child if you don't show up for a court hearing. That would be enough to nearly push someone over the edge. Sadly, that isn't an uncommon scenario for military members who are on active deployments while dealing with child custody issues. Our readers in Texas might be interested to know about a recent case that has brought this unique aspect of military life to light.

Divorce filed for Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon

No matter who you are, going through a divorce isn't a pleasant prospect. Even for those who look forward to that sweet day of freedom, the actual process that occurs between filing the petition and the settlement being finalized can be rough. Celebrities aren't an exception to that. Texas residents might be interested in learning about a celebrity couple that is going through a divorce again.

Child support error lands father in jail, appeals exhausted

Almost all readers of this blog are probably aware of the Texas father who was sentenced to time in jail because of a clerical error regarding his child support payments. The last we reported, the man was appealing the decision to send him to jail. He has gone through all the available appeals and is now turning himself in to serve the six month jail sentence handed down from Judge Lisa Millard.

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