When parents are in the middle of the divorce process, or approaching it, it is often difficult to maintain clear perspectives. Even when parents want the best for their children and work together to keep the process civil, emotions can easily get in the way of strong, reasonable compromises.
Many Texans find out only as they go through the divorce process that their spouse has opened credit cards or taken out a loan or line of credit in their name. They may be responsible for many thousands of dollars in debt they can't afford to pay off and left with a credit score that makes getting credit in their own name difficult to impossible.
If you and your spouse are working out your various divorce agreements through mediation, negotiating your custody and visitation agreement will be one of the most important things you'll do during the process.
When people with a significant age gap fall in love and start to talk about marriage, you often hear them say things like: "Age is just a number."
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Financial anxiety and disagreements over money are among the primary causes of marital problems. In a study last year by Northwestern Mutual, over 40% of the 2,000 people surveyed said that financial anxiety impacted their marriage or relationship with their significant other.
When most co-parents draw up a child custody agreement, they intend for that agreement to work for their family for some time. No one wants to go back to court to seek a modification if they don't have to. However, sometimes a modification of the agreement is in the best interests of your children.