Who Gets the Family Pet in Our Texas Divorce?

Who Gets the Family Pet in Our Texas Divorce?

When a married couple gets divorced, it can impact everyone in the family – including the family pet. In fact, sometimes the family pet becomes the focus of a divorce if the parties both want custody of the pet post-divorce. Fort Worth custody lawyer Jon Boyd...
How Long Will an Uncontested Divorce Take?

How Long Will an Uncontested Divorce Take?

Even when both parties are determined to remain civil, divorce is an emotionally challenging process. If you or your spouse are planning to end your marriage, and you have agreed to an uncontested divorce, you are undoubtedly hoping that decision will speed up the...
What Assets and Debt Are Divided in a Texas Divorce?

What Assets and Debt Are Divided in a Texas Divorce?

Part of any divorce involves taking the combined assets and debts of the marriage and creating two separate lives (and estates) after the divorce. To do that, the court must divide the assets and debts of the marriage according to the laws of the state in which the...
My Spouse Just Filed for Divorce. What Should I Do?

My Spouse Just Filed for Divorce. What Should I Do?

The decision to end a marriage is often a joint decision; however, one spouse can choose to file for divorce without consulting the other spouse. That means that divorce papers can be served on an unsuspecting spouse at any time. If you are that unsuspecting spouse...
Why Do I Need a Lawyer If My Divorce Is Uncontested?

Why Do I Need a Lawyer If My Divorce Is Uncontested?

If you and your spouse have made the decision to end your marriage, the next step is to go through the legal process of divorce. Ideally, you have both agreed to keep the legal process amicable. You may even have both agreed to an uncontested divorce. If so, you may...