Texas Family Law: Keeping a quality relationship with your children: Geographic restriction cases


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The idea of a geographic restriction is that it is in the best interest of a child to maintain relationships with family, school(s) and friends. The geographic restriction does not mean that either party can not TRAVEL with the child outside the restricted area. A party wishing to lift a geographic restriction has the burden […]

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Texas Discovery: Request for Admissions


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In certain divorce cases it will serve your interests if your attorney serves the opposing party with request for admissions. With admissions, a party has to stipulate to certain facts, such as committing adultery during the marriage. Request for admissions is an effective technique to bring your case to a close, either by informal or […]

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See your ex for who they really are, your child’s other parent


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The million dollar question for most parent’s in a divorce is: How do you communicate with your ex concerning the needs of their children? The answer is you don’t, or at least not very well. What is required is to change your focus from thinking about your ex to thinking about the needs of your […]

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Texas Discovery: Interrogatories


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In Divorce cases, interrogatories are written questions SERVED upon a party to obtain relevant information. The total number of interrogatories able to be asked is limited by statute. Answers to interrogatories must be verified, meaning you must sign in front of a notary and swear that the information provided is true and correct. Your lawyer […]

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Discovery in Divorce: Request for Production


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In Texas, sending request for production is a discovery tool used by your attorney to require a party to PRODUCE records. Responses to request for production are due approximately 30 day’s from the date they are received. Request for production are usually based upon a computer generated template that involves reviewing typical asset documents. Most […]

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For our divorced clients, some required reading


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We would ask our client’s entering the divorce process to obtain a copy of our book. The book is currently available in print or as an e-book.

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same day payday loans Discovery set: Request for Disclosure


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same day payday loan direct lender Discovery sets in Texas typically consist of Request for Disclosure, Interrogatories, Request for Production and Request for Admissions. Responses to Request for Disclosure’s are to be prepared and returned 30 day’s from the date it is received by your attorney. Typically in family law cases, a request for disclosure […]

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The trick to sharing information with your ex WITHOUT COMMUNICATING with them


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Interacting with an ex can become uncomfortable and the source of repeated conflict. Interaction, to a degree, becomes a necessity for parties to a divorce with children. I recommend that client’s sign up for Family Wizard, a computer software program that allows you to send/tract messages to your ex about the goings on of your […]

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What is the Bexar County standing order for divorce cases?


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The standing order in Bexar County is required to be attached to the original petition for divorce. The standing order contains injunctive provisions that the court IMMEDIATELY imposes on BOTH parties once a divorce is filed. The standing order enjoins, or prevents, either party in a divorce from acting inappropriately towards the other party, The […]

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What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order?


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A Qualified domestic relations order or QDRO is a legal order that is entered in conjunction with a divorce decree that changes ownership of a retirement plan to give the divorced spouse their share of the asset or pension plan. The divorced spouse or “alternate payee” is then responsible for any taxes or penalties that […]

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