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Cheap uncontested divorce lawyers in Dallas, TX — Flat fee uncontested divorce

Many people search for cheap uncontested divorce lawyers in Dallas, Texas because the spouses have an agreement on a simple divorce and need low cost help getting through the Dallas family courts. In agreed divorces with simple property and custody issues it makes sense to look for cheap uncontested divorce. It isn't necessary to spend thousands of dollars on divorce lawyers if the parties already have a reasonable agreement. You definitely want the uncontested divorce to go smoothly and hiring a divorce attorney can help get that done. Most people seeking cheap uncontested divorce lawyers in Dallas, Texas look for the best...

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Challenges of custody modifications without a lawyer in Dallas and Tarrant County

Custody modifications in Dallas County, Tarrant County and other parts of Texas are a natural function of lives changing after a divorce or suit affecting the parent-child relationship (SAPCR). The children grow up and develop different interests and relationships. The parents find new relationships and see other changes in employment, homes, etc. Custody orders often become unworkable through these changes and it becomes necessary to return to court to modify the orders. Custody modifications can be far more difficult than the original divorce or SAPCR for many reasons. Hiring a custody modification lawyer or other other family law attorney in Fort...

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Hiring a Dallas employment attorney for FMLA claims

FMLA, the Family Medical Leave Act, is an important piece of legislation to protect an employee's right to medical leave at many employers. FMLA contains a range of technical requirements to ensure employers comply with the protected medical leave. When an employer fails to meet these technical requirements and abuses the employee for invoking FMLA the employee can run into problems. Employers retaliate and interfere with FMLA rights. This can result in demotions, pay cuts, loss of benefits, wrongful termination and other employment consequences. When this occurs, you should contact a Dallas employment attorney like Adam Kielich to help you...

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Can I be fired for discussing politics at work? Dallas Employment Attorney Adam Kielich Explains

Dallas and Fort Worth employees have good reason to worry about how the polarized political climate may affect their jobs. Certainly changes in employment laws could have a meaningful change to employment in Texas. These could occur in changes to: civil rights protections for gay and transgender employees; minimum wage and overtime pay regulations; investment adviser fiduciary duties to retirement plans; protections against retaliation for social media activity under labor laws; reduced OSHA oversight; and changes to the ACA health care laws. Beyond these changes, Dallas and Fort Worth employees may face job problems merely for discussing political issues at work. If...

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Dallas Police and Firefighters Pension Funding Crisis Explained by Dallas Employment Attorney Adam Kielich–Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed an extremely basic foundation of pension funding. Specifically, why pension plans are not fully funded and why they run into problems with their investments. Let's take those basics and apply them to the funding problems of the Dallas Police and Firefighters pension. The foundation of the Dallas pension funding crisis To really understand the problem with the Dallas pension you have to understand the function of the pension. Most people consider pensions as an employment benefit gratuitously offered by the employer because the employer cares about the employee's well-being. As an employment lawyer I know the existence...

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Dallas Police and Firefighters Pension Funding Crisis Explained by Dallas Employment Attorney Adam Kielich–Part 1

Dallas residents may have discovered over the past several months a financial crisis in their city related to the Dallas Police and Firefighters Pension. Few people really understand pension funding and how pension funding created this billion dollar shortfall for the city. The local news media in Dallas-Fort Worth has done a fairly good job of discussing current activities to try to resolve the financial crisis; but they have generally done a poor job explaining how pension funding caused this crisis. As a Dallas employment attorney with experience working with large pension plans I can delve into the mysterious web...

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Uncontested divorce Fort Worth with Bedford divorce attorney

Uncontested divorce in Fort Worth is a common way to resolve a Tarrant County divorce. For a long time residents in Fort Worth, Arlington, Bedford, Hurst, North Richland Hills and other Tarrant County cities could count on a quick and easy uncontested divorce in the Fort Worth family law courts. Many people opt not to hire a divorce attorney in Fort Worth for an uncontested divorce. Admittedly not every uncontested divorce in Fort Worth needs a divorce attorney. Starting late 2016 things have changed in Fort Worth. As uncontested divorces pile up on the Tarrant County family courts the greater the...

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How long to get an uncontested divorce in Fort Worth without a divorce attorney?

Uncontested divorce, also known as agreed divorce, is a divorce in which the spouses have agreed to the property and custody issues. As a divorce attorney I help a lot of people with uncontested divorces in both Fort Worth and Dallas. A lot of people deal with their uncontested divorce without a divorce attorney and take their chances in court. The frustration for these folks comes at the final stage of an agreed divorce, known as a prove up, in which they propose the divorce decree to the judge and he or she hears testimony in support of the decree. If the judicial...

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How much does a QDRO cost in Fort Worth and Dallas?

QDROs are qualified domestic relations orders--a special court order used to divide retirement plans in a divorce or child support action. Often in a Texas divorce they divide 401k plans and pensions. Benefit laws and the Texas Family Code require QDROs to divide these plans. A major concern for people who divided retirement plans in their divorce is how much does it cost to get a QDRO. This is completely understandable. QDROs require coordinating between the parties in the divorce, the judge and the plan administrator. Any problems that arise can drag dividing the retirement plan to a screeching halt....

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Interview with Fort Worth Divorce Attorney Adam Kielich on Divorce

Adam Kielich is a Fort Worth divorce attorney and managing attorney at The Kielich Law Firm in Bedford, Texas. This is an adaptation of an interview provided for a local journalism program researching the Tarrant County legal system. This research includes the affordability of legal counsel, the efficiency of the courts and overall fairness in the legal system. The program does not focus exclusively on family law issues but due to the prevalence of divorce in Tarrant County it will play a larger role in the research. This version of the interview should not be considered a transcript of the actual...

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