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Child custody disputes and unmarried parents

Child custody conflicts are some of the most frustrating things a parent can experience, and sometimes require one parent to take serious action to protect his or her rights. For unmarried parents facing custody decisions, it is important to use all available tools to ensure that both parties share a fair balance between parental responsibilities and rights.

Who keeps the house in a divorce?

Divorces come in many shapes and sizes, varying greatly depending on the length of the relationship, the state where a couple resides, the assets the couple owns, and whether or not there are children in the marriage, among other things. Even in best-case scenarios, divorces are usually more complicated than the individuals seeking them might realize, and there are many potential setbacks on the road to finalizing the the dissolution of a marriage.

How do retirement accounts get split in Texas divorces?

Dividing up your assets can be one of the trickiest parts of getting a divorce. You and your former spouse may have very different ideas about what is fair. Various factors could impact your expectations, such as who earned more or whether there was an issue with infidelity in your marriage. Confusion about divorce abounds, as there seem to be a lot of tall tales and exaggerated stories regarding how asset division got handled by divorce courts. Texas laws about divorce make it clear that assets should get divided fairly, but not necessarily evenly.