Must Live Here to File Divorce Here

  Hi!  I woke up this morning and saw that I had two questions from clients regarding the residency requirement when filing for divorce. If you are confused by terms like jurisdiction, venue and residency after surfing the web for answers on this, you are not...

House Refinancing Language

Language to use in decree When one party is being awarded a piece of real estate but the other party is on the mortgage. IT IS ORDERED that within 8 months of the date of this divorce, JOHN SMITH will refinance the property commonly known as 1000 Sweet Ave, San...

50/50 Custody in Texas

What is a 50/50 Custody Schedule? This simply means that both parties are ordered to have equal amounts of time with children after the divorce. The schedule can be every other day, as in the example below.  The schedule can be alternative weeks, or a number of other...

What am I Entitled To in My Texas Divorce?

“I just want what I’m entitled to.” People say this to me often on divorce consults.  Often, what they mean is, I don’t want to take my spouse to the cleaners in the divorce.  I just want what I have a right to have.  You tell me what that is,...

How to Get an Annulment in Texas

If you have lived with your spouse, chances are that you cannot get an annulment. See why below. General Law of Voidable Marriage (Annulments) in Texas Annulments are not available in Texas for people that need a divorce due to the disappointments that have occurred...