Uncontested Divorce

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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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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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What is a judgment nunc pro tunc in a Fort Worth, Texas divorce?

The purpose of a judgment nunc pro tunc is to correct a clerical error in the judgment after the court's plenary power expired. A motion for judgment nunc pro tunc asks the court to correct the order so the order matches the judgment. It does not allow a party to ask the court to change the judgment rendered or to add relief. For example, if a court granted child support in a Texas divorce suit for $400 per month but the order states $350 then the party receiving child support would want the court to sign an order that states the right...

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Dividing IRAs in a Dallas or Fort Worth Divorce

As a Fort Worth divorce lawyer, I have written about dividing employer-sponsored retirement plans in a divorce through a qualified domestic relations order, or QDRO. These benefit plans are not the only retirement assets to divide in a Texas divorce. Individual Retirement Accounts, or IRAs, are also divisible in a divorce. A key misconception by many suffering through a divorce and some family law attorneys including dividing an IRA in a divorce like an employer-sponsored retirement plan. That is incorrect. An IRA and an employer's retirement plan like a 401k or defined benefit pension follow different rules in a divorce in Texas. Today's post will discuss how an...

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My spouse doesn’t want a Texas divorce but I do. What can I do? Bedford divorce lawyer explains

This is a fairly common question I receive at my Bedford, Texas law office from potential divorcees who feel trapped by their spouse because the spouse is adamant about remaining in the marriage for one reason or the other. At fault divorces in Tarrant County, Texas Once upon a time in Texas a divorce could only occur for very specific reasons. The spouse pursuing divorce had to allege and prove one or more of these reasons to obtain a divorce. If the party could not prove the alleged reason for divorce then the marriage remained. This approach to Texas divorce continues to exist...

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