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Property division in Texas isn't a cut and dry process

Discovering that your marriage is ending isn't a pleasant feeling for anyone. When the realization is made that you will have go through the property division process hits, the actual difficulty of the divorce might seem even worse. In those times, it is important that you understand how property division works in Texas so that you can ensure that you get your share of the assets you obtained during your marriage.

Basic terms regarding child custody in Texas

When you are going through a child custody battle in Texas, you will likely come across some terms that might make you wonder exactly what they are talking about. It is important for all parents to fully understand the child custody documents and orders as they go through this sometimes complex process. Knowing the basic terms used in Texas child custody cases might help to make the stressful process a little easier.

Same-sex divorce complicated because of marriage barriers

Can you imagine having to stay in a dead-end, loveless marriage just because of some law that says you aren't really married even though you are really married? That is the sad reality for some married couples who are living in Texas. The problem with these marriages is that they are same-sex marriages that were performed in other states. Because of Texas' refusal to acknowledge same-sex marriages, people in them who want a divorce are stuck being married. When there are children involved, the family law issues get even more complex.

Grandparents should know their grandparents' rights in Texas

Most grandparents want to enjoy watching a grandchild grow up. Many of them want to have an active part in their grandchild's life. While this does occur in a good portion of families, there are some instances in which a grandparent might have to head to court to get to see their grandchild. For Texas grandparents, a court can order that the grandparents have visitation rights to their grandchild.

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