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February 2015 Archives

How choosing annulment over divorce in Texas impacts your taxes

When a couple seeks to end a marriage, divorce is generally the chosen method. However, in some cases, they are able to get an annulment. The requirements for a court to grant an annulment are much more narrow than for a divorce. If you do choose to go that route, there are important tax considerations that you should keep in mind. To the Internal Revenue Service, it makes a big difference whether a couple gets a divorce or annulment.

How to make your divorce a positive change for your family

Many Texas residents find that a divorce is necessary for their emotional well-being. However, how you handle your divorce can have a significant impact on your children's emotional health and future as well. One parenting, behavior and education expert says that there are things that you can do to have a "good divorce" that actually benefits the entire family.

'Red flags' that Texans should watch out for in their marriages

The decision by one or both spouses to end their marriage rarely happens suddenly. One family law attorney notes that there are many "red flags" that a marriage could be in trouble. However, too many people ignore or don't recognize them until they become serious issues that leave the relationship irretrievably damaged.

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