February 23, 2024 In Estate Planning, Family Law and Divorce

Getting a Legal Separation in Texas

Legal Separation in Texas   Legal separation is when two parties remain technically married but live separate lives financially.  In some community property states, like Washington State, legal separation is a common means for parties…

February 22, 2024 In Estate Planning, Family Law and Divorce

How is a divorce case started?

In Texas, a divorce case is started by a spouse filing a Petition for Divorce (“Divorce Petition”).  Depending on the county, the cost of just filing a divorce petition can run from $350 to $400. …


Do I really need to file an answer in a divorce case?

  Short answer: Yes, absolutely! Let’s assume you’ve just been served with divorce papers.  So you call your wife and you ask her why she filed for divorce.  In her answer, she tells you it’s…


Common Divorce Mistakes to Avoid: Protecting Your Interests & Your Future

Divorce can be a challenging and emotional process. It’s essential to approach it with a clear mind and a well-thought-out plan. Unfortunately, many people make mistakes during this process that can have long-term consequences. In…