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With us, Kelly divided her assets and custody 50/50, and parted ways with her husband as friends.  Download her decree below.


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Here is the link to a free example of a Rule 11 Agreement:Rule 11 Agreement .doc What is a Rule 11 Agreement? It is simply an agreement that the parties in the lawsuit sign off on together during a case.  The terms can be on almost anything, and the agreement acts as...

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Petition To Change Name of Child  Consent to change name  Waiver To Change Name  Order of Child's Name Change     

Divorce Petition Download

Here is a free downloadable divorce petition for Texas cases that will work in almost all District Courts throughout the State of Texas.  This is free.  It is free because we hope it will simply help you figure out what filing a divorce looks like, and we want you to...

Adultery in Divorce

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Retroactive Child Support in Texas

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Divorce Without Court

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Texas Residency Statute To File Divorce

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Mortgage Pre-qualification & Child Support

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Case: Cortez v. Cortez, ___ S.W.3d ___, No. 01-19- 00296-CV, 2020 WL 7702187 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2020, no pet. h.) (12-29-20). Facts: In June 2012, Father filed for divorce in Fort Bend County, where Mother, Father, and Children lived. In August 2012,...

 This particular Decree by The Part As Friends Company keeps the parents living locally to each parent.  This helps the children see both parents on a regular basis.

In their divorce decree, they had a geographic restriction to their area of Texas.

 Many parents are realizing that what is written in divorce papers impacts a child’s entire life. Do not sign off on a regular old divorce. Part As Friends.

The Part As Friends Company wants to provide you with the most progressive, helpful parenting divorce decree.

In a typical divorce, some parents go a long time without talking to their child, but Kelly & David agreed to daily video chats in their Decree, which helped their child feel more secure.

Your divorce decree can order electronic communication in multiple forms, to help ensure ongoing communication between parent and child.


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Use the Part As Friends Kelly Decree to see the progressive options really available for children.

Regular DIY divorce form places will not show you the options that are out there.

There is never a better time to negotiate your future than BEFORE you sign your papers.



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