A Guide to Common Law Marriage and Divorce

Posted on December 2, 2019 by Chris Kirker

Common law marriages, referred to officially as “Informal Marriages,” are considered to be just as valid as formal marriages under Texas law. To be considered informally married in Texas, the couple must provide evidence that they: Agreed to be married, Lived together as husband and wife in Texas, and Represented to others (or held themselves […]

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Whether it is you or your spouse who is contemplating divorce, there is no doubt that it is a difficult and emotionally taxing time. Meeting with a divorce attorney is essential to discuss your circumstances and help you navigate the legal aspect of a divorce. Finding an attorney that you trust is essential, and often […]

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Tips for Transferring Home Ownership After Divorce

Posted on November 13, 2019 by Chris Kirker

It is imperative that you properly execute documents to reflect the transfer of legal title in a residence, or other real property.  Failure to do so is often felt at the least opportune times.  For example, when the title to a piece of property is not “clear”, the issue commonly arises when a person is […]

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What are temporary orders?

Posted on November 11, 2019 by Chris Kirker

Divorce, or a child custody suit, is already a stressful time for families. A common part of either suit is the implementation of temporary orders. Now, temporary orders do not refer solely to restraining orders or protective orders. Temporary orders in the family law context are a way deciding common points of contention for the […]

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