Cordell & Cordell Austin divorce lawyer Kelly Burris explains the circumstances in a divorce that would prompt the need to hire a Texas divorce lawyer.
Austin divorce lawyer Kelly Burris answers the question, “Should I file for divorce first?”
Austin divorce lawyer Kelly Burris explains Texas residency requirements for divorce and answers the question, “When can I file for divorce in Texas?”
Austin divorce lawyer Kelly Burris explains the Texas divorce grounds and common divorce filings in Texas.
By Ijeoma A. Ugoezi Cordell & Cordell Texas Divorce Lawyer If you are contemplating filing for divorce or are currently involved in divorce proceedings, the Texas divorce process can involve many stages which vary depending on factors such as the court, whether the parties are represented by a Texas divorce lawyer, and whether the divorce is contested or uncontested. Divorce Process in Texas There are some general requirements for filing for divorce in Texas. A party may file for divorce if one of the spouses is a resident of the state for the past six months and a resident of Read more
The idea of spousal maintenance usually raises an eyebrow among many men going through divorce. This article is intended to alleviate some of the anxiety that can be created regarding the potential of paying spousal maintenance. Almost every man facing divorce in Texas has asked his divorce lawyer “Will I have to pay spousal support after the divorce is final?” In Texas, spousal support – legally referred to as “spousal maintenance” – is a two-step process for determining if, when, and how long you might have to pay. Step One: Eligibility For Texas Spousal Support A spouse requesting post-divorce support in Texas Read more
In Texas, a person who is obligated to pay child support is called the “obligor,” and the person entitled to receive child support is called the “obligee.” The obligee is almost always the person who has primary possession of the child, meaning the person with whom the child lives with, incurs most of the living expenses, and has primary possession of the child. The obligor is almost always the person who does not have primary possession of the children, and may or may not have possession and/or access to the children. Another term frequently used in child support issues is Read more
Fathers that are facing a divorce or domestic battle should be well aware of the complexities of Texas divorce law that threaten Austin dads’ rights. An Austin father’s rights may feel violated when the divorce is of no fault of his own but rather due to the misconduct of his wife. The vast majority of divorces are “no-fault,” meaning the marriage is beyond any reasonable hope of reconciliation, but when fault is involved – which, in Texas, includes grounds of adultery, abandonment, and cruelty among others – divorcing dads need to tread carefully. This is because Texas considers marital misconduct Read more
False Abuse Allegations During Divorce A false allegation of domestic violence can have lifelong ramifications on a Dallas father’s rights. The law in Texas that threatens Dallas dads’ rights – and also husbands without children – deems that if the wife or child has been the victim of family violence perpetrated by the husband, then the wife is eligible to receive up to five years of maintenance, provided that the spouse lacks sufficient property to provide for reasonable, minimum family needs. Thus, spousal support is incentivized with an alleged scenario of violence that attacks fathers’ rights in Dallas. This new Read more