Month: November 2014

Are you getting what you pay for with a cheap divorce in Texas? Fort Worth uncontested divorce lawyer discusses

There are a lot of lawyers and non-lawyers offering services with uncontested divorces in Tarrant County and Dallas County. Many of these entities offering low cost uncontested divorces offer prices far below what most divorce attorneys charge. Not all uncontested divorce services in north Texas may provide the right services, even if they offer the …

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Shared Interest vs. Separate Interest in a QDRO

One issue dividing retirement accounts in a Texas divorce is whether the division is on shared interest or separate interest. This issue is technical and can be a confusing aspect of dividing retirement plans in a divorce. Often this issue arises when the parties are determining the final language of the divorce decree and the …

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The importance of a well constructed 50/50 custody arrangement in a divorce in Texas

Many people exit a divorce with children with the desire to balance the custody relationship so the parents split time with the children in a 50/50 custody arrangement. I have written several times about the risks involved in 50/50 child custody arrangements. As great as they are when they work, they are terrible for everybody …

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What is the difference between alimony, spousal maintenance and spousal support in Texas?

There is no guarantee of alimony or spousal maintenance in a Texas divorce. Texas, like many states, changed its family relations laws (our Texas Family Code) in recent decades to curb the power of family court judges in Fort Worth, Bedford, Dallas, and around other part of Texas, to grant any type of spousal support …

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Vocal Fry makes women less hirable. Is that employment discrimination?

A round of news articles published last week regarding a study conducted by Florida Atlantic University regarding what is called “vocal fry” and how it affects the perception of women in the employment context. If you’re not familiar with the term vocal fry, it’s the speech pattern by some women in which they talk in a …

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