You are probably sick and tired of constant Kim K. reports. But, now, it all may be coming to an end. After a year or so of constant legal battles, her dissolution may be one step away from official. It has been a long road for only a 72-day marriage.
Every parent in Texas has a duty to provide for his or her children. In cases where one parent has primary custody, the other will usually be ordered to make child support payments.
Divorce can get nasty. There are countless individuals across Texas that can attest to this fact. However, deciding to end a marriage is just the beginning; there are countless aspects of disentangling two lives that need to be addressed through the divorce process. Many feel unsure of where to being.
There are a lot of uncomfortable challenges that can come with divorce that extend beyond the legal issues around ending a marriage. A significant stressor for many people is once children, family and close friends know about the spilt, what is the best way to inform everyone else?
We have discussed on previous occasions the importance of ensuring the validity of a prenuptial agreement in Texas. Prenuptial agreements are contracts that are signed by soon-to-be spouses prior to the exchange of "I do." There are a variety of manners in which these agreements can be extremely valuable for marrying couples -- particularly in instances of remarriage, or where one spouse has a significant amount of assets. Couples can draft an agreement of this nature with the assistance of an attorney well versed in matters pertaining to family law.
Last fall, we blogged about a Texas pilot that for almost three years was splitting his time between two wives and two homes -- each unaware of the other. The Fort Worth man's second wife became suspicious when she realized that her husband was still paying bills for the woman she thought he already divorced. It turns out that the husband filed for divorce from his first wife, but then decided that he wanted to rectify the marital discord and never finalized the divorce. However, he did still proceed with a marriage to the second woman.
For the first time, federal data has been issued from the National Center for Health Statistics around the rates of couples living together before marriage across the country. A component of this is an in-depth examination on the relationship between living together before marriage and having a child outside of wedlock. This data was collected between the years 2006-2010, and comprised of surveying over 12,000 women between the ages of 15 years old and 44 years old across the country.
Individuals that live in Texas and are contemplating a divorce are likely aware that fairly recently the Texas Supreme Court made available an online form for filing for divorce. This was done in an effort to allow couples that lack the funding for a divorce to be able to still end their marriage. However, there is a very select population of couples looking to divorce that can benefit from filing in this manner.