Divorce

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10 Keys to Tackling Defined Benefit QDROs in a Dallas or Fort Worth, Texas Divorce

Dividing defined benefit pension benefits in a divorce strikes fear into the hearts and minds of divorce attorneys. Defined benefit pension plans, often simply called pensions, are far more complex than the relatively newer defined contribution plans like 401ks and ESOPs. Defined contribution plans are often easy to divide in a divorce. They maintain records of individual accounts on behalf of plan participants with records of account activity. Most defined contribution plans use a daily valuation. The account value can in determinable on specific dates, such as the date of marriage, separation and divorce. Defined benefit plans do not make things so easy. In a...

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Bedford divorce lawyer on saving money on a QDRO in an uncontested divorce

I help people with both contested divorces and uncontested divorces in both Tarrant County and Dallas County. It's easy to work the Dallas/Fort Worth area with an office located between Dallas and Fort Worth. Although both counties follow the same law in an uncontested divorce, each county has its own rules that sometimes differ. Today's post will discuss a filing fee specific to Dallas County courts that can make your uncontested divorce expensive. This filing fee is to submit a QDRO--a qualified domestic relations order--after the divorce. When it comes to uncontested divorces there's no reason to spend any more money than necessary. QDRO in a Bedford,...

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50/50 Custody in a Tarrant County Divorce

Parents wanting 50/50 custody in a divorce is a growing desire in Tarrant County and across Texas. Often 50/50 custody is desired by the parents for good reasons. Sometimes 50/50 custody is desired for less noble reasons, such as avoid child support payments or to try to make things difficult on the other parent. In Tarrant County a proposal for 50/50 custody is not certain to be approved by the family court judge. The judges have wide discretion to approve custody arrangements. Many judges around the state will not even consider signing an order for 50/50 custody. Here in Tarrant County the judges...

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Tarrant County and Getting an Uncontested Divorce

Uncontested divorces, and divorces in general, must be filed in a court that has jurisdiction to hear the uncontested divorce. Although an uncontested divorce is one in which the parties agreed to all the terms of the divorce, the parties cannot agree to give a court jurisdiction it does not have by law. In Tarrant County, all uncontested divorces go to the district courts in downtown Fort Worth designated as a family court. The family courts in Tarrant County hear divorces, most custody issues and generally issues under the Texas Family Code. No other court in Tarrant County can grant a divorce....

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Fort Worth Uncontested Divorce Lawyer on Uncontested Divorce in Tarrant County

Uncontested divorces are common in Tarrant County at the family courts in downtown Fort Worth, often with the help of uncontested divorce lawyers. Often spouses are able to resolve the issues in their divorce without the burden of an expensive and long divorce. For those people, an uncontested divorce avoids most of the cost and delay in the typical contested divorce. In Tarrant County we have special family courts (like Dallas) that only deal with family law issues. (Like divorce and child support.) Family law attorneys around Texas know Tarrant County is a different animal when it comes to family...

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Bedford Divorce Lawyer on Uncontested Divorces

Uncontested divorce or no contest divorce in Tarrant County and Dallas County is a divorce in which the spouses have agreed to all the major issues in the divorce, including property division, custody and child support. An uncontested divorce costs the same money to file in the family courts in Tarrant County, Dallas County and surrounding counties as a contested divorce. An uncontested divorce is not always best in every situation but there are some situations where an uncontested divorce is a good idea: 1. The issues in the divorce are simple 2. The divorce does not dissolve into a destructive fight 3....

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7 Financial Issues in a Texas Divorce: Fort Worth divorce lawyers

For many people divorce is about the emotional issues and sorting out the children. There is a very important financial aspect to a divorce. The property division of a divorce is about more than fighting over who gets the house and cars. These are important property issues but they may not be the most important issues. Often the most important financial issue in a divorce is how the spouses will survive financially after the divorce. The parties no longer share living expenses so there in an increase by both parties in their respective living expenses. One party may owe the other...

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When should I try to get child support enforcement in Texas? Fort Worth child support lawyers

Unpaid child support is a significant problem in Texas. At the end of 2013 Texas had over $13 billion in child support arrears unpaid. That is a significant sum of money unpaid in support of Texas children. Many parents who should receive child support do not receive the child support obtained through a divorce or custody proceeding. After years of non-payment of child support plus interest the number can be substantial. Other federal government suggests approximately half of parents owing child support arrearage owes more than $30,000. Unfortunately, many parents do not take the necessary steps to enforce the child support obligation...

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The Kielich Law Firm Podcast Ep. 6: Why You Need a Divorce Lawyer in Tarrant County, Texas

Today's post is a link to my newest podcast episode. It discusses why you need a divorce lawyer for a divorce in Tarrant County, Dallas County, Denton County. In a number of other posts I have discussed some options to handle a divorce on your own; along with some of the dangers involved with handling your own divorce. This podcast is focused on why a divorce lawyer like myself can not only help you avoid those dangers but provide additional benefit to your divorce. [vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1506956895634{padding-top: 30px !important;}"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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10 Issues That Will Make Your Texas Divorce More Expensive

Divorce attorneys like myself help clients with divorces and post-divorce actions like enforcement, contempt and modification primarily in the Dallas and Fort Worth / North Texas area. In such a large metropolitan area my clients range in family size, financial assets, post-divorce needs, property ownership and other issues related to their divorce. These divorces can range for very reasonable for clients, particularly with uncontested divorces, all the way to quite expensive for complex and hotly contested divorces. The cost factor for a client is always a relevant issue. Some divorces are expensive because there is a lot of work with custody,...

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