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What is child custody and visitation and how does they work?

Visitation is something many Texans going through a divorce wonder about. How does it work? Will I be able to see my child? These are just a few of the questions running through the brain of the parent who was not granted child custody.

Hamm contends drop in oil prices means less alimony owed

There has been extensive media coverage of oil tycoon Harold Hamm and his now ex-wife and their divorce proceedings. This includes the publicized details of their personal and business finances. Harold Hamm is the owner and CEO of his oil-based company, Continental Resources, Inc. The original divorce decree stated that Hamm owed his ex-wife a significant portion of alimony after 25 years of marriage.

What to expect during a child custody court appearance

If you are a parent going through a divorce your first thought, naturally, is for your child or children. How will this divorce affect them, you wonder? Each case of child custody is different, as are the parents choosing to divorce. This is why special attention must be given to each family, this ensures the best child custody arrangement possible for your family.

What are some things I can include in a prenuptial agreement?

While most people in the Sugar Land area have heard of prenuptial agreements, not everyone is aware of the type of provisions that a prenuptial agreement can include. When many people think of prenuptial agreements they think of one spouse trying to hold on to their money or assets in case of a divorce. However, many different types of provisions can be set forth in a prenuptial agreement. Many would be surprised to know that some of these provisions can apply whether the couples is concerned about a high asset divorce or even certain aspects of the marriage.

Comedian Chris Rock announces divorce from his wife

Most people know Chris Rock from his stand-up comedy days in the early 2000's. Many people in the Sugar Land area have probably enjoyed both his stand-up work and his movies. Recently, however, Rock has been making headlines for other reasons.

What is different about physical and legal custody?

When deciding to separate from your spouse, you both may have some questions. For divorcing couples who have children, there are a few different ways that child custody can be handled. As always, it is best to keep the best interests of the child in mind when making this decision. There are a few different types of child custody that divorcing couples should be aware of.

Man denied Texas driver's license due to gay marriage certificate

Many residents of this state await the argument to be held shortly in the Fifth Circuit Court of Apppeals regarding same-sex marriage in Texas. Meanwhile, an interesting story has been released regarding an Iowan who recently moved to Texas. He claims he was discriminated against at a Texas DMV when he went in to apply for an updated driver's license. He was unable to acquire his license, and it wasn't because of his driving record.

You need experience handling your high asset divorce

You have spent years saving and preparing your financial nest-egg. Now you and your spouse decide you want a divorce, which often comes with an array of financial concerns. How will the finances be handled in the divorce, you wonder? Do not worry, the legal team at the Law Office of Michael D. Tracton has over 30 years of experience with high asset divorces.

Tips for getting the most out of a high asset divorce

Some divorces are extraordinary in the complexity of the financial portfolio involved and the sheer value of assets a divorcing couple has accumulated over the years. To complicate it further, a stake in a business could be involved or assets that one spouse accumulated before the marriage. There are some special things that divorcing couples in Texas should consider when divvying marital property in a high net worth divorce.

Texas lawyers petition federal court in favor of gay marriage

This blog has previously discussed and examined the recent petitions by some in favor of gay marriage and divorce in Texas. Most recently, the case of a same-sex couple petitioning for a divorce was struck down by a U.S. District Court judge. There has now been a response from lawyers petitioning the federal court. This petition seeks the legality of same-sex marriage in Texas.

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