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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.


Can Divorce Papers Be Served With Email?

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Texas Residency Statute To File Divorce

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If Kids Move Out Of Texas, The Court Loses Jurisdiction Of The Children

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,...

Can I Sue The Government?

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How to win the house in your divorce

If the house was purchased during the marriage, the judge can award the house to either person or order that the house will be sold. Here are some of the best ways to win the house in a divorce in Texas: First, show the judge that you can afford it by showing that you...

Texas Divorce Residency Requirement

It is true, in order to file for divorce in Texas, you have to physically live here for at least 6 months.  You also have to live in your county where you are filing the divorce for at least 90 days.  If you do not live here and your spouse does, that is fine as...

Emancipation of Minor Law in Texas

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 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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