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Fathers fight for custody rights at Texas state capitol

On April 15, a group of Texas fathers went to the state capitol in support of a bill that would give judges the option of granting equal physical child custody in a divorce. One of the fathers supporting the bill says he has been fighting for more access to his young son for 10 years and that in the previous month, he saw him for only 48 hours.

A look at changing beneficiaries after a divorce

Sugar Land residents who are looking for a divorce may be interested in some information about changing the beneficiary on accounts. The process is straightforward as long as the timing and method of changing the beneficiary is appropriate.

Can you seek child support modifications after case is settled?

After a divorce has been settled -- this includes financial division and child custody arrangements -- some parents wonder, can these decisions ever be modified? Certainly the Texas family law court understands that life and living situations change and this may lead to a desire in the change in child support arrangements. The short answer is yes, the child support agreement can be modified. However, if one parent wishes for it to stay the same, it can be difficult.

Answers to frequently asked questions about high asset divorce

Going through a divorce is undoubtedly a stressful experience that can be complex and confusing. Many questions involving numerous elements of the process are commonplace, including the question of property division between spouses. The particulars of this process can differ by state, and Texas has its own set of rules and guidelines for such situations.

Protecting your business during a divorce

A divorce has a way of turning one's life upside down. For many people, this is more a matter of personal circumstances and personal finances, but for those who own a business, this very personal matter can greatly complicate work, as well. In many cases, the value of the business is one of the assets that must go into the pot during the property division phase of a divorce.

Eva Mendes claims to know the real reason for divorce in America

Couples everywhere have heard the jarring news reports related to divorce rates across the country. Some are even in the midst of their own divorce, or contemplating one in their near future. There are many reasons couples today choose to divorce. Sometimes, financial decisions and money have a lot to do with the arguments between two people. However, Eva Mendes claims to know the real reason for divorce in America.

What is parental alienation and how does it affect child custody?

When people hear the phrase "parental alienation", many aren't sure what to make of it. However, this is a term commonly referred to in child custody hearings, and it is used to describe an effect that a parent's actions toward the other parent have on a child. it is certainly not something a parent wants to be accused of promoting, as a parent who is exhibiting behavior that is characterized as parental alienation could face repercussions in child custody decisions.

Need help establishing fair asset value? Allow us to help

For some couples, divorce is an amicable situation between two adults who may not be able to live together anymore, but can agree on how divorce should proceed. For others, it is not this simple. When it comes to a divorcing party who cannot see whether it is more lucrative to settle or litigate, allow the legal professionals at the Law Office of Michael D. Tracton to help. We have experience of over 30 years specializing in family law and can help guide you through this difficult time.

Transferring assets in a Texas divorce, a taxable event?

High asset divorces are certainly subject to many questions concerning how much property from a divorcing couple's financial portfolio will be divided. Assets can range from pensions, stock options, real estate and even art. You can bet that these are all considered into the equation when totaling marital property. But what asset transfers during property division decisions can be subject to taxes? This is an important question to ask when you are interested in protecting your assets in a divorce.

Texas State Health Services reports 62,196 kids in 2012 divorce

With divorce splashed across the news nationwide, many aren't sure what this means for marriage and families. Are more marriages beginning, ending or never formed in the first place? Are high divorce rates any kind of a deterrent for couples thinking of entering into a legal union? A recent report has compiled a list of divorce facts directly from Texas' Department of State Health Services.

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