The Impact of Infidelity on Divorce in Texas

Posted on October 14, 2019 by Chris Kirker

In order to obtain a divorce in Texas, a petitioner must prove to the court that there is at least one ground for granting the divorce. Texas law divides grounds for divorce into two categories: No-fault grounds Fault grounds. The Texas Family Code classifies adultery as a fault-based ground for divorce. Under Texas law, and […]

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Pet Custody in Texas Divorces

Posted on October 8, 2019 by Chris Kirker

While many people consider their pet(s) a part of the family and love them just like a child, Texas child custody laws do not apply to pets. Rather, for the purposes of divorce, pets are characterized as either separate or community property. A pet purchased or adopted by one party prior to the marriage or […]

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Out Of State Divorces

Posted on September 9, 2019 by Chris Kirker

My Spouse and I Live in Different States Now, Can I Still Get Divorced in Texas? Spouses often decide to “take a break” and live separately for a while and sometimes the spouses live separately in different states. (Don’t forget that Texas does not recognize a legal separation). Sometimes the spouses work things out and […]

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An Introduction to Premarital Agreements

Posted on September 2, 2019 by Chris Kirker

Premarital agreements, also called prenuptial agreements, are a great tool in protecting the interests of you and your soon-to-be spouse. Premarital agreements can be the source of contention for many couples. A few commonly asked questions and topics to consider are outlined below: 1. What can premarital agreement cover? Parties who enter into a premarital […]

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