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March 2014 Archives

What do you do when a pet becomes a bargaining chip in a divorce?

Some people may scoff at the idea of divorcing couples having custody battles over pets. However, many Texans cherish their four-legged family members and can't imagine not having them in their lives. We can fully understand how couples who go their separate ways may find the decision of where their animals will live a wrenching one.

Texas couple's divorce in limbo amid same-sex marriage battle

Texas has a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. However, not everyone in our state is of the same mind regarding the issue. It continues to be the subject of strong legal and political debate -- even when it comes to couples who were married in parts of the country where it is legal.

Oil billionaire's divorce being watched by shareholders

Texas has had its fair share of oil barons over the years, but so have our neighbors in Oklahoma. In that state, oil billionaire, Harold Hamm, is going through a divorce that has had shareholders at the company he founded, Continental Resources, concerned about their own assets.

Divorce as Painless as Possible: Austin Lawyer Offers Better Way

The decision to end a marriage is hard, but the process doesn't have to be difficult and expensive. Based on years of experience in the family law arena, Daryl Weinman has created a new option: The Divorce Resort process, which incorporates mediation in a very private and relaxed environment, with assurances that the process will end on a set schedule for a flat fee.

Texas banker's battle over child support, custody gets ugly

In many cases, a divorce does not mark the end of legal disputes between couples. That is especially true when there are child support and custody issues. Now the founder of Texas's Green Bank and his ex-wife are involved in a particularly nasty and public battle over child custody and support. The banker is bringing up issues that his ex-wife says have no place in the dispute.