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October 2014 Archives

TX property division: alimony issue in heated billionaire divorce

Although many couples initially wish to end their marriage amicably, that does not mean that disagreements will not come up. Sometimes, these disagreements can become so heated that they lead to a particularly contentious divorce. Texas residents may be interested to hear that the divorce between billionaire and hedge-fund manager Ken Griffin and his wife has turned bitter.

What steps must be taken to adopt a child in Texas?

Adoption can be a wonderful way for both parents and children to create a loving family, all while providing the child with all the attention and support they need as they grow up. Potential adoptive parents, however, may have questions as to the steps they will need to take during the adoption process. The following information is for general informational purposes only, but should give you a basic understanding of the adoption process in Texas.

Divorced couples may want to consider a 'pet parenting plan'

Many Texas couples going through a divorce will have to sort out things like child custody matters, property division and alimony payments. But, what happens when both spouses are unwilling to part with the family pet? Couples who own a pet may want to consider a "pet parenting plan" after divorce.