Category Archives for "Uncontested"

Are You Common Law Married in Texas?

Texas is one of the handful of states that do recognize common law or informal marriage as a legal marriage. This is a very big distinction in a community property state like Texas because once you are treated as married the only way you can end the marriage is through a divorce and the community […]

The Pro Se Docket on Nov. 2

Yesterday I was at the Montgomery County courthouse and decided to sit in on the pro se divorce and family docket of the 418th District Court. It was a wonderful reminder that even what you might consider to be a “simple” case may not be so simple when you are asking the judge to sign […]

The Woodlands Divorce Guide

Are you considering divorce and are not sure where to begin? Has your spouse already filed for divorce and you are not sure how to protect yourself? Are you wondering: How much child support is involved in your divorce? Is spousal maintenance going to be awarded in your divorce? How often will you see your […]

Answer the Petition or Face the Risks

A lawsuit carries serious consequences when the judge makes a ruling and renders judgment. This may surprise some people, but a divorce is also a lawsuit that is going to determine your rights to property and your children. If you do not follow the required procedures to protect your rights then you risk the judge […]

Divorce and Out of State Spouses

Not everyone gets divorced right away. All too often the husband and wife go their separate ways and never bother to end the legal marriage relationship. It is usually never a good idea to maintain a legal relationship that could result in liability to you, but it also can create special problems when the husband […]

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